Shiva Rathiri is an inevitable celebration in India, commemorated throughout the country with great fervour and reverence. Tamilnadu is one among the places which celebrate the great night of Shiva in a grand way. On the night of Shivarathiri all the Shiva temples at Tamilnadu functions throughout the night and conducts special prayers and Homams. Devotees throng at the temples and sing in praise of Lord Shiva all night. The four time-lapse pooja takes places on the night of Shivarathiri
Madurai Float festival or Madurai Teppakulam Festival deserves a special mention among the festivals of Tamilnadu, as it is one of the most gorgeous and grandeur celebrations in South India. This year 2020, the Mariamman float festival falls on the 8th of February 2020.
Srirangam Vaikunda Ekadasi Festival is one of the most important and auspicious event in all Vishnu Temple. The opening of Paramapatha Vaasal, an auspicious event during the 22-day-long Vaikunda Ekadasi festival, was observed with religious fervour at the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam going to held on 6th January 2020.
The capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is a also a home for famous and beautiful temples in Tamilnadu. With its rich spiritual history, dravidian architectural style and marvelous structures, the temples in Chennai are noteworthy to visit. Here are the top 10 most popular and important temples in Chennai.
The Karthigai Deepam festival in Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswarar temple in Tamilnadu is one of the auspicious event in Tamilnadu during Karthigai Deepam Festival day. This is one of the major festival celebrated during the day of the full moon between November and December, and a huge beacon is lit atop of the hill.
Karthigai Deepam festival is essentially a festival of lamps which is celebrated grandly in the South Indian State of Tamilnadu and some parts of Kerala and Sri Lanka. Usually falls in the Tamil month of Karthigai (mid-November to mid-December).