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‘Panguni Uthiram’ festival in Palani Temple to start on 7th April

Posted on: 11/Mar/2014 5:14:31 PM

Palani is the 3rd holy abode of the 6 holy abodes of Lord Muruga. ‘Panguni Uthiram’ festival is celebrated with importance only next to the ‘Thai poosam’ festival in Palani. It has great religious significance.

The most important aspect of the festival is the devotees who observe severe fasting penance and carrying ‘kavadi’s with water which will be used to bathe Lord Muruga.

This year, ‘Panguni Uthiram’ festival falls on 7th April. It will start with the ‘flag hoisting’ ceremony.

On the first day, Lord Muthukumaraswamy with his consorts Valli & Dhivanai will start from Palani Pariyanayaki amman temple to reach Thiruaavinankudi temple. Sacred bond tying will be perfomed during the pooja performed in the noon time.

The scared marriage will be performed on the 6th day  on 12th May. The Chariot procession will be during the same night.  Panguni Uthiram chariot procession will be on 13th April.

The festival will be celebrated for 10 days and will be over on 14th April.

The temple joint treasurer, Mr. Rajamanickam and his staff are supervising the arrangement.

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