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

21-01-2015

Feb

17-02-2015

March

17-03-2015

April

23-04-2014

May

20-05-2014

June

16-06-2014

July

14-07-2014

August

10-08-2014

September

06-09-2014

October
04.10.2014

October

31-10-2014

November

27-11-2014

December

25-12-2014

 

 

 

 

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