SRAVANA DEEPAM AND SRAVANA VRATAM:

Every month, Sravanam day is celebrated in a grand manner in this temple, when thousands of devotees congregate and worship the Lord. The Sravana Deepam function, Which is held at about 11 a.m. on that day is a big event that atracts pilgrims from all over the country and abroad. Taking only saltless food on that day is regarded as Sravana Vratam.

Nammazhvar exclaims in his verse, singing the glory of this Lord, that he has no equal and so, the deity here is called "Oppiliappan".

The Pushkarini (Temple Tank) here is known as "Ahoratra Pushkarini", meaning that bathing is specially permissible here, both during day and night. The vimana, meaning " pure happiness ".

The Lord here graciously grants all desires of His devotees, like long life, sound health, abundant wealth, successful marriage and pleasing progeny. As a token of their abundant gratitude to the beneolent Lord, the devotees offer several things in cash or kind and conduct various prarthana festivals.

 

 

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Sravana Deepam Calendar

Month

Date

Jan

13-01-2013

Feb

09-02-2013

March

09-03-2013

April

05-04-2013

May

12-05-2012

June

08-06-2012

July

06-07-2012

August

02-08-2012

September

26-09-2012

October

23-10-2012

November

19-11-2012

December

17-12-2012

 

 

 

 

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