Friday, April 28, 2017

Subramaniyar Swami Temple, Valliyur – Festivals

Subramaniyar Swami Temple, Valliyur – Festivals
Giri Prathakshinam is considered to be of importance here as in Tiruvannamalai, Kunnakkudi and Palani. Seven worship services are carried out each day. Skanda Sashti is celebrated with great splendour here as are the float festival in the month of Karthikai and the annual festival in the month of   Chithirai. Kodai in Sudalai Madan Temple is celebrated on the first Friday of Adi month. During festive occasions, the Valliyur Murugan temple has its own charm and the entire village rallies around the temple to take part in the festivities.
The important festivals associated with this temple are listed below;
·        Chitra Vishu (April 14)
·        Chitra Pournami (May 6)
·        Vasantham (Spring) festival
·        Adi Amavasya
·        Pongal
·        Makara Sankaranthi
·        Mahasivarathri

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