Karthigai month is the 8th month on Tamil calendar. This month is dedicated to worship Lord muruga and shiva. Karthigai deepam is a festival of lights and is also a story of 7 stars. This karthigai deepam is also celebrated in some of the neighboring States such as kerala, andhra and karnataka at the same time. As the lamps are lighted the darkness in the house disappears and is celebrated grand in murugan temples. Every month karthigai falls on one day that day is referred as karthigai or krithigai date. Many people will be in fasting on that special day to workship murugan
When is Karthigai Deepam in 2022?
Karthigai Deepam is on December 6, 2022
You can refer below tamil calendar to view karthigai deepam date & time
What is the Time of Deepam in Tiruvannamalai?
Karthigai Deepam festivities at Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleshwara Swamy temple are the most famous one and popularly called as Karthikai Brahmotsavam. Karthigai Deepam festival starts at around 4 AM in the early hours and the Bharani Deepam (Barani Deepam Festival) is lit at the temple.
In Afternoon Sri Subramaniyar Brahma Theertha Kulam, Theerthavari Festival and in the evening the Mahadeepam is lit on the top of the hill at around 6 PM – Lord Panchamoorthigal Darshan, Lord Arthanareeswarar Alangaram Darshan and Maha Deepam ( Maha Jothi Darshan) is a very important ceremony during the Karthigai Deepam festival at Tiruvannamalai.
What are the Different Name of Karthikai Deepam?
Karthikai Deepam is also called திருகார்த்திகை தீபம் / கார்த்திகை விளக்கீடு in Tamil Nadu. In Kerala, it is Thrikarthika or Karthika Deepam. Here is the different names by with Karthikai deepam festival is known – Karthika Deepam, Trikartika, Kartika Villaku, Tirrukarttikai, Karthikai Natchathiram, Bharani deepam, Vishnu deepam.