21 November 2021, Plava varusha, Karthikai -05, Sunday ;
On 19 November 2021, Plava varusha, Karthikai -03, Friday, Karthikai Nakshatram; Thirukarthikai Deepam (Sarvalaya Deepam) was celebrated in a grand manner in Sri Sundara Gopalaswami Temple at Kattumannarkoil
Thirumanjanam , Alankaram, Aradhanam, Vishesha Sattrumurai was performed. Vishesha deepa aradhanam was performed in the evening. Tirukarthikai Deepam Sokkappanai- dried Palm leaves were bundled and lit by fire during the festival in front of the temple, in the presence of Sri Perumal during His purappadu to witness this event.
Many lit earthen lamps and Bronze Kuthu Vilakku were decorated in the all the places inside the temple premises during the festival.
Thirunakshatram of Sri Thirumangai Azhwar was also celebrated in a grand manner with Sattrumurai and felicitation for Azhwar.
Photos taken during the event can be viewed below:
Photo courtesy: Smt. Godha Srinivasan