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FESTIVALS

SAMAYABURAM MARIYAMMAN TEMPLE FESTIVAL

Every year 3 important festivals--Poochoriyal,pancha prakaram and Brahmotsavam attract pilgrims to this temple. During Poochoriyal, flowers worth Rs.35, 000 to 50,000 are showered on the deity for 24 hours. Thousands of people from various castes and communities throng the temple, when Brahmotsavam is performed in the month of April, Devotees from Malaysia, Singapore, Srilanka and other far-off places visit Samayaburam to fulfill their vows for the many benefits they received through Her grace. Those who are unable to personally present their offerings,will send it by post.
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ALLUR JALLATHIRU VIZHA

During Puratasi Ammavasai, the woman of folk of Allur give the money and ask the potter to make new cow and calf for the Pooja and collect them next month.(same new moon day) 9 days they will conduct Pooja with chanting of religions songs for the cow and calf. 10th day they will have Kolatam dance and will have procession with the cow and calf at Allur. Later they will proceed to the banks of the river Cauvery & sub merge the cow and calf in the river. They will offer sweet Pongal and distribute to one and all . The same type of Jalatharai takes place at Madurai, Tirunelveli and Chinnamanur.
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FESTIVAL LIST 2003-2004
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DEC Hanumath jayanthi
JAN Vaikunda Ekadasi at Ranga natha temple SRIRANGAM ( 10 days prior and later to this day festivals at this temple)
JAN Arudra darshan - Chidambaram
JAN Thiyagaraja Aradan - THIRUVAIYARU( Pancharthra Krithi) 10 / 01 / 04 12 / 01 / 04 Festival Here ( THIRUVAIYARU )
JAN Pongal Festival
JAN Jallikattu at Alanganallur- near Madurai
JAN Garudaa darsham @ srirangam evening
JAN-FEB 10 days car festival @ srirangam
FEB Car festival at srirangam
FEB Thai poosam, Madurai Vandiyur Tank Float Festival Ramaliga jothi Darshan at VADALUR Near CHIDAMBARAM
FEB Jallikattu at SURIYUR NEAR THIRUVARAMBUR, TRICHY
FEB Maha Sivarathri. This day and also for the next four days NATYANJALI NATYANJALI Festival at CHIDAMBARAM. ( Dancer is permitted to dance in front of the sanctum sanctorum only during these days )
MAR Float festival at srirangam
MAR Mahamaham at Kumbakonam
MAR Telgu New year’s day
MAR Jambukeswara car festival, Thiruvanai Kovil
MAR SriRama navami and The Marriage of Lord Nandikeswara at Thirumazapadi near Lalgudi/ Thirumanur
APR Mylapore car festival. CHENNAI
APR Sixty three nayanmar veedi ula, CHENNAI
APR Panguni uttaram - At VAYALUR MURGAN TEMPLE
Kumbakonam saragapani AND at Nachiyar Koil car festival
Kumbakonam at mahamagam tank float festival
APR Mylapore Siva - K arpagambal Marriage, CHENNAI / Car festival Srirangam
APR Tamil New Year’s day
MAY Sri Meenakshi Thirukalyanam-madurai
JUN Vaikasi Visakam
SEP Aadi perukku-Amma mandapam, Srirangam
SEP Sri Gokulakstami
SEP SRI Vinayaka Chadurthi-Manickavinayagar temple( UCHIPILLAYAAR Kovil)

 
 


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