14 October 2013

Navaratri Alangarams, Arunachaleswarar Temple

Today, Vijaya Dasami, concludes the 2013 Navaratri Function. To learn more about the significance of this Festival go to these links here and here. To read more about kolams (an essential floor decoration at all Festivals) go to this link here. For a nice explanation of the significance of Vijaya Dasami, visit this link here

The below photographs are of pujas performed in the Mandapam Hall at Arunachaleswarar Temple, on the 7th day of the Festival, Saraswati Alangaram and the 8th day of Navaratri, Amman Lingam Alangaram. 

Saraswati Alangaram, 7th Day Navaratri Festival

Amman Lingam Alangaram, 8th Day Navaratri Festival

Elaborate Hair Details back of Goddess

Chakra covering over Alangaram

Devotees entering Mandapam on way to Alangaram

1 comment:

Ria Basu said...

Goddess Durga is also known as Navdurga especially in the occasion of Navratri which is festival of nine nights and ten days where in Maa Durga is worshipped in her nine different incarnations.