Friday, June 16, 2017

Paampuranathar Temple, Thirupampuram – Festivals

Paampuranathar Temple, Thirupampuram – Festivals
Main festivals are Maasi Magam, Mahasivarathri and Arudra Dharisanam. Adisesha, the mount of Lord Vishnu, worshipped Shiva here on the Night of Maha Shivaratri and then he commenced his worship at Kudandai Keezhkottam & then proceeded through Thirunageswaram, Thirupampuram and Nagur. This event is celebrated on Maha Shivaratri nights. Being the temple for Rahu-Kethu, the transit of these two is also celebrated in a grand manner.
Maasi Month:
Mahasivarathri, the Great Night of Lord Shiva is celebrated from the 13th night (Trayodashi tithi ) to the 14th day of the Tamil month of Maasi.
Rahu Kethu Peyarchi:
Rahu-Kethu Peyarchi is celebrated as big function every one and half year(18 month).

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