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. Thirukarthigai Deepa Utsavam was celebrated in a grand manner at Sri Adhikesava Perumal Temple, Kooram. On this occasion, in the evening Thirukarthigai Deepam was lit in all the sannadhis of temple and witnessed the burning of Sokkapanai. Later Divyadampathis had Thiruveethi Purappadu. Many Bakthas participated and received the blessings of Divyadampathis.
To know more about Karthigai Deepam please visit: Significance of Karthigai Month
The following are the photos taken during the occasion:
Courtesy: Kooram Kidambi Varadarajan