Monday, 18 July 2016

SRI DEVI BHAVANI AMMAN, RAMAKRISHNA NAGAR, ADAMBAKKAM, CHENNAI ANNUAL FESTIVAL - 2016

18th July 2016
The Adi month’s Annual festival, for the year 2016 of Sri Devi Bhavani Amman, located at Ramakrishna Nagar, Adambakkam, Chennai 88  was celebrated  in the first week of the Tamil month. In other temples the Adi month’s festival will be celebrated  in any one of the  week.  The main purpose of this celebration is to distribute Koozh made of rahi –a variety of millet, since this month will be the dry season  of the year.  The procedures followed  will be very much similar to the festival celebrated in  Throwpathy amman Temples.  Normally this will be three days function  starts on Friday and concludes on Sunday.  The important features of this festival are, providing annathanam to all the  devotees, walking on the fire and Amman will be carried in procession  through the streets.  In addition to this in some of the temples theru koothu ie drama of Mahabharatha  will be conducted.

 Amman in sandle paste alangaram 
The kumbhams taken for the procession 
 The kumbhams taken for the procession 
 This amman is made of mud and the lamp will glow throughout the function 
 Kumbam in procession
It was believed that if the procession crosses on the lying man,  all the evil effects will be vanished.. 
Arul vakku
 Preparation of fire for the walk 
 Amman is ready for procession 
After fire walk – the man in costume


--- OM SHIVAYA NAMA :---

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