Saturday, December 6, 2008

Karthigai Deepam - Thiruvannamalai

Kaarthigai Deepam is a festival of lights, celebrated in the Tamil month of Kaarthigai. It is celebrated on the full moon day of the Kaarthigai month which coincides with Krithikai star. It is celebrated in a special manner in Thiruvannamalai (Which is in TamilNadu, India and also My native place) as a ten days festival.
Ariel view of Arunachala temple in Tiruvannamalai..
Temple
Temple at the time of festival with lights :) Nice na.. !!
Temple
Five Gods in front of temple mandabam..
Gods in front of mandabam
Annamalayar in Chariot..
Om Arunachala
Closer view of Arunachaleshvar..
Arunachala
The mountain where the deepam will be lighted on tenth day of the festival..
Temple and mountain
Another view of mountain...
Mountain
Lighting deepam at the top of the mountain..
Deepam
Let me pray to GOD for WORLD'S Peace.. :)

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