Thirumanancheri Udhvaganathar Temple – Festivals
Daily six poojas takes place in this temple namely Ushakkalam, Kalai Santhi, Uchikalam Sayaratchai, Irandam Kalam, and Artha Jamam. The devotees can offer 'Ashtothram' and 'Sahasranama Archanas' from 6 a.m to 8.30 p.m every day.
Due to the welfare of the world every Tuesday and Friday Sahasranamam and Lalitha Thiruchathi Archanas will take place. Common prayers also will be conducted.
Every 1st day of Tamil month 'Karthigai' and during Pradosham special Abishegam will be done. During 'Sangadahara Sathurthi' and 'Pooja Natchathiram' special Abishegam along with 'Umamahesvara Homam' will be done to Kalyana Sundarar.
3 day Chithirai wedding festival of Lord is grandly celebrated in April-May on the Poosam star day when the whole place will be in a wedding mood. The devotee crowd in the temple is huge on Pradosha days each month, Aadi Pooram in July-August, Tiruvadhirai in December-January and Tirukarthikai in November-December are other festivals celebrated in the temple. Special pujas are performed on Deepavali in October-November, Pongal almost falling on January 14 and Tamil New Year day falling almost on April 14.