Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple - Festival Details





Important Festivals

  1. Chittirai Vishu

  2. Chitra Pournami

  3. Vaikasi Visakam

  4. Aadi Amavasai

  5. Aadi Kritigai

  6. Kandar Shasti Soorasamharam

  7. Karthigai Deepam

  8. Thai Poosam- Ratham Ula

  9. Panguni Uthiram – Ratham Ula



Devotees on Special Dharshan Days


  On days like Chitirai Vishu, Vaikasi Visakam, Aadi Kritgai, Kandar Shasti Soorasamharam, Tirukarthigai, Panguni Uthiram thousands of devotees visit the temple. Every month on days like Amavasya, Shasti, Kritigai, Pournami hundreds of devotees visit the temple.



Thai Poosam Chariot Festival


  The Chariot festival held on the Poosa Nakshatra of the Tamil Month ‘Thai’, is a biggest event in the district. It is celebrated with fervor for 15 days. Starting from the day the flag is hoisted, each day devotees belonging to a community take turns and carry out Annadana at their Madam. On the 8th day evening after flag hoisting, Vasantha Tirukkalyana Urchavam and on the 9th and 10th day Chariot Festival, 11th day Parivettai, 12th day Theppa Ther, 13th day Sattavaram (Grand darshan Procession) and come to a close on 14th day with Manjal Neer Urchavam. Devotees from all over the world visit the temple by ‘Padayatra’, observe ‘Vratam’ or carry different kinds of ‘Kavadi’. Approximately, 10 Lakh devotees pay their obeisance each year. On these special days, ’Annadanam’ and special Cultural Events are held. Similarly, during the tamil month of ‘Panguni’, on the ‘Uthra’ Star ‘Big Wooden Chariot’ Festival is held. This festival is celebrated for 6 days. Having two Chariot festivals in a year is unique to Chennimalai.