Sunday, May 7, 2017

Kuttralanathar Temple, Courtrallam – Festivals

Kuttralanathar Temple, Courtrallam – Festivals
Nine worship services are offered each day here. Arudra Dharisanam is celebrated in the Chitra Sabha. A special feature of this temple is that during Arudra festival, Thandava Deeparadhana representing the cosmic Dance of the Supreme Being is offered daily to God Nataraja both morning and evening in the temple and specially on the Arudra – day. Lord Nataraja is dressed in white and green using fragrant Marikozhundu. This puja is followed during the Chithirai Brahmmotsavam in April-May also. 
The temple is lit with one lakh lamps on Aadi new moon day in July-August. 10 day Purattasi Navarathri for Parasakthi in September-October; Brahmmotsavam in Aipasi (October-November) and in Panguni (March-April); Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January; Thai Float festival in January-February; Panguni Uthiram in March-April are the other festivals celebrated in the temple.
The Major Festivals celebrated in this Temple are listed below;
S.No
Festivals
Days
1
Chithirai Visu Festival
10 days
2
Aippasi Visu festival
10 days
3
Margazhi Thiruvathirai Festival
10 days
4
Navarathri Festival
9 days
5
Adi New Moon day Patra Deepam Festival
1 day
6
Avani Moola Festival
1 day
7
Aippasi Thirukalyanam Festival
1 day
8
Kandha Sasti Festival
1 day
9
Karthigai Lamp Festival
1 day
10
Thai Maha Theppam Festival
Thai - 1 day
11
Maasi Month Shivarathri
Maasi - 1 day
12
Panguni Uthiram Festival
1 day

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