Thirukadalmallai is also called as “Mahabalipuram” and “Mamallapuram”. It is situated in TamilNadu. 40 Kms away from Chennai and 7 miles from Thiruvidanthai. The Perumal found in this sthalam is Sri Sthala Sayana Perumal. He is found in Kidantha kolam in bhujanga sayanam (sleeping) and facing his thirumugham towards East direction along the sea. On November 25th 2015, Thirumangai Azhwar Thirunakshatram and Thirukarthigai Deepam was grandly celebrated at this temple. Karthigai Deepam was lit in all the sannadhis and Perumal with Ubhayanachiyars and Thirumangai Azhwar had Purappadu. Many Bakthas participated and received the blessings of Divyadampathis and Azhwar. Karthigai Festival is also called as “the Festival of Lights”. This falls in the Tamil month of Karthigai when the star Krithigai is on the ascendant which usually occurs on full moon day.
The following are the photos taken during the occasion:
Courtesy: Sri Gopalakrishna Bhattachariar