Thiruvannamalai Annamalaiyar Temple Karthika Maha Deepam – Live Updates.

Maha Deepam was installed at the Annamalaiyar Temple in Thiruvannamalai, which is famous for the Karthika Deepa festival.

Thiruvannamalai deepam 2021 Live Updates.

Tens of thousands of devotees witnessed the installation of the Great Light on a 2668 feet high hill in Thiruvannamalai on the eve of the Karthika Deepa festival. The Arogara slogan that then arose reached the sky. Devotees celebrated the Karthika Deepa festival by lighting not only the temples but also the houses.

The Karthika Deepa Festival at the Annamalaiyar Temple in Thiruvannamalai, one of the famine hotspots , started with the flag hoisting on the 10th. The 10-day festival features a variety of activities on a daily basis.

The election was held in a simple manner a few days ago. The majestic cauldron was taken to the top of the mountain yesterday after special pujas to mount the maha lamp on the mountain. 3500 liters of ghee and a thousand meters of kata cloth were subsequently taken to the top of the hill yesterday for loading the lamp and kept ready.

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The main event of the festival, the Parani Lantern Festival, was held today. At 4 in the morning, the Parani lamp was lit at the Moolavar Annamalaiyar Sannidhi. Devotees who had gathered there at that time raised the celestial slogans as Arogara Arogara.

Meanwhile, the Mahadeepam is scheduled to be mounted on the 2,668 feet high hill behind the Annamalaiyar Temple at 6 pm today. According to the temple administration, 5,000 local devotees and 15,000 foreign devotees have been allowed to visit Kiriwalam.

Thiruvannamalai Annamalaiyar Temple Karthika Maha Deepam - Live Updates.
Thiruvannamalai Annamalaiyar Temple Karthika Maha Deepam – Live Updates.

At 3.30 am today, the 10th day of the festival of lights, the Parani lamp was lit in front of the Annamalaiyar Sanctuary to recite the Vedic mantras of the Sivacharyas, explaining the philosophy of becoming one and many. Later, they came to the interior of the Arunachaleswarar temple and lit the Parani lamp in all the shrines including Unnamulaiyamman. Commanders attended the event and chanted devotion to Annamalaiyar as Arogara.

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After special pujas in the evening at the Annamalaiyar Temple, Arthanariswarar was seen dancing. At exactly 6 pm the Akandadeepam was mounted just before the Sami shrine. At the same time that the lamp was lit, the Mahadeepam was mounted on the top of the 2668 feet high mountain. Then the shouts of the devotees to Annamalaiyar as Arogara echoed everywhere. Following this, everyone in the house mounted their ready-made lamps. The flood of light spread after the electric lights in the temples were left lit. Fireworks were also held.

Due to the Karthika Fire Festival, only 20,000 local and foreign pilgrims were allowed on the day. Everyone came to the gills. At the same time Swami was not allowed to perform darshan inside the temple. Devotees are not allowed to climb the mountain.

Shastras say that at least 27 lamps should be installed in the house during Tirukarthika. Its symbol is to mount the lights to represent 27 stars. Everybody kept the lamp lit as it was great to light the lamp in the backyard, kitchen, courtyard, balcony, prayer room, backyard everywhere. Karthika Deepa Festival was celebrated in Shiva and Vishnu temples all over Tamil Nadu.