Friday, January 6, 2017

Karthigai Deepam 2018 - November 23 - Thiruvannamalai Maha Deepam Date - When is Karthikai Theepam? 23-11-18

Karthigai Deepam is celebrated on November 23, 2018 (Friday). Thiruvannamalai Maha Deepam will be lit at the top of 2668 ft holy mountain on this day

Thiruvannamalai Maha Deepam:

In Tiruvannamalai Maha deepam will be lit at around 6 pm using nearly 3500 kgs of Ghee. The MahaDeepam will be visible around in a radius of 35 km.

Sri Arthanareeshwara will bless devotees on this day. The whole Mountain is Shiva Linga. Lakhs of devotees will perform 16 km Girivalam (circumambulation of the holy mountain).

Bharani Deepam will be lit at early morning in the Temple. The timings of Kiruthikai Natchathiram is from around 6.47 pm (Nov 22nd) to 6.24 pm (Nov 23rd)

The Moist Black Ash (what they call as 'Mai' in Tamil) that remains after the lighting of the Ghee & Cotton Wick will be distributed as Prasadam to devotees on the Marghazhi Arudra Darisanam day

Other Temples:

In Thiruparangundram, Swamimalai - 
Lord Muruga Pattabhishekam will be held during Karthigai Deepam

Special Abhishekam, Alankaram, Deeparadhanai will be done to Lord Muruga in all temples. Chokapaanai will be lit in the evening and Karthigai Deepam will be celebrated in a grand manner.

In Tamil Nadu, all Temples, Houses, shops, ponds, mountains will be decorated with traditional lamps.

Generally on all Krithigai Nakshatra, special Pujas will be done to Lord Muruga. Krithikai Nakshathram in Kaarthigai month (Nov-Dec) comes in Pournami (Full Moon Day).

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Next Year Karthigai Deepam
In 2019, Karthigai Deepam is on December 10, 2019 (Tuesday)

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