Below is the programme of the upcoming 2016 Karthigai Deepam at Arunachala which lists the most famous and what will be the best attended major functions over the Festival period.
To view the complete programme of the upcoming 2016 Karthigai Festival (as celebrated at Tiruvannamalai) please go to my previous posting at this link here.
|Major Functions of 2016 Mahadeepam Festival|
The below photographs are of a previous Arunachala Karthigai Festival and show the fervour and excitment of the crowds during various major Festival functions.
|Raising of the flag will occur Saturday, December 3, 2016|
|Wish-Fulfilling Tree will occur on Tuesday, December 6, 2016|
|Kamadhenu (Wish-Fulfilling Cow) will occur on Tuesday, December 6, 2016|
|Silver Rishaba Vahanam will occur on Wednesday, December 7, 2016|
|Maharadham Function will occur on Friday, December 9, 2016|
|Mahadeepam Function inside Temple Compound will occur on Monday, December 12, 2016|
|Arunachala Mahadeepam will occur at approximately 6 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2016|
If you wish to learn more about the Arunachala Karthigai Festival visit my website Arunachala Samudra at the Karthigai section on the site's browser to view archives including narratives and photographs of previous Deepams.