On the morning of the 2nd day of the 2016 Karthigai Deepam Festival, the new cauldron was brought to the Alankaram Mandapam for puja and aarti and to be viewed by eager devotees.
After which the new Cauldron was pulled by tractor around the Mada Veedhis (perimeter streets surrounding Arunachaleswarar Temple).
To view photographs of the Cauldron whilst being made, go to this earlier link here.
|New Arunachala Cauldron|
|2016 Arunachala Mahadeepam Cauldron|
|Puja and aarti was performed on Cauldron in front of Alankaram Mandapam|