9 December 2016

2016 Arunachala Karthigai Festival: Day 6. Night—Silver Chariot

The below photographs are of the night procession of the sixth day of the 2016 Arunachala Karthigai Deepam Festival with the Lord in his processional Silver Chariot. 

In the first photograph Lord Arunachaleswarar is carried from the front of the Alankaram Mandapam across Car Street to the Tirtham on the corner of Sannidhi Street, where His Silver Chariot awaits. 

Lord Arunachaleswarar being carried from front of Alankaram Mandapam to his chariot

Lord Arunchaleswarar in his Silver Chariot ready to start in procession of mada veedhis around Arunachaleswarar Temple

Procession around the mada veedhis starts at Car Street

Arunachala Karthigai Festival—Silver Chariot

Large crowds gathered to take darshan of the Lord on his circumambulation

The Silver Chariot

1 comment:

Susan Davies said...

The Silver Chariot is so pretty, all lit up like a gigantic Christmas tree. So beautiful