Friday, November 2, 2018

Kachaleeswarar Temple, George Town – Festivals

Kachaleeswarar Temple, George Town – Festivals
Daily worship services are being carried out as per Veda Aagama Procedure. Pradosha abhishekam, Pujas, Veda Parayanam, Sivapuranam, the procession of the deity on Rishaba mount are conducted regularly. On Tuesdays and Fridays parayanam by women and songs are done for the welfare of the people. Worship of Durga during Rahu Kaalam on Tuesdays is believed to relieve people from their travails. And, for the welfare of the world, Ayyappa bhajans are conducted on Saturdays.
The special abishekams on the nights of new moon days to Kaala Bhairava is believed to drive away sorrow. Brahmotsavam or the main temple festival is celebrated in Chithirai (April-May). Other important festivals include Vaikasi Visakam, Aani Thirumanjanam, Aadi Pooram, Avanai Utsavam, Navarathri, Kandha Sasti, Ayyappan Poojai, Dhanurmatha Pooja, Pongal, Maha Shivarathri and Panguni Uthiram.

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