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Festival - Arulmigu Devi Karumari Amman Temple, Thiruverkadu

New year celebration

     The temple will be opened till the mid night on 31st December to welcome the New year where ceremonial & ritual poojas will be performed. Special and Free darshans are available for the convenience of the devotees. Bus facilities and distribution of prasathams are also arranged.


     Since 1995 this ceremonial festival is performed for 19 days during the month of Thai(Tamil month). Beautifully decorated Goddess Devi Karumariammn is taken on different mounts for procession through streets. Last 3 days are the very auspicious days in which Theppa Utchavam (Tank Festival) is held. The ardent devotees of Devi Karumariamman participate in these festivals and offer their donations.

Thaipoosa Latcharchana and Poornima Latcharchana

     Yega Thina Latcharchana is performed on the day of Thaipoosam every year. Latcharchana is performed for three days during Chitra Poornima (Full Moon Day in the month of Chitrai) in which the devotees take part very actively and get the blessings of Goddess Devi Karumariamman.

Masi Magam

     Beautifully decorated Devi Karumariamman is taken with rituals to Chennai beach where she takes sea bath. From there she will offer blessings to her devotees. The scene of darshan is simply marvelous to look at. The Goddess will be taken back to temple in the evening.

Tamil New Year Eve

     Devi Karumariamman will Bless her devotees on the eve of Tamil New Year . The Goddess will be decorated with flowers and golden ornaments.

Garuda Seva

     On the eve of Vaigasi Visagam at the sannidhi of Lord Srinivasa Perumal, Garuda Seva will be performed in a beautiful manner. Lord Perumal will be taken for procession through streets.

Aadi Festival

     Aadi Festival (Aadi Peruvizha) will be celebrated continuously for 12 weeks from last Sunday of Aani month(Tamil Month) in a grand manner in which Classical Music, Bharathnatyam, Devotional speeches are organized. On the 9th Sunday Devi Karumariamman will be taken out by way of Car festival.

Navarathiri Festival

     On the day of each Poornima and during the Navarathiri days Kuthuvizhakku Pooja will be performed by 108 sumangalies (married women). In all the nine days the Goddess will be giving Dharshan to her devotees with different costumes.

Kanda Sashti Festival

     During the month of Karthigai (Tamil Month) the Kanda Sashti festival will be celebrated in a grand manner for six days, wherein special poojas and bajans will be taking place. On the seventh day Soorasamharam (destruction of Soora, a historic event) will be performed. On the Eighth day of the Kanda Sashti festival Thirukalyana Utsavam (ceremonial wedding function of Lord Muruga) will be performed.

Dhanur Month Pooja

     As poojas are performed in other temples during the month of Margazhi (Tamil Month) even in this temple special poojas are being done in the early mornings of Margazhi.

Common Feast

     Common Feasts are arranged on 15th August (Independence Day) and on 3rd February (in memory of Aringar Anna, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu) every year.