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Karthigai Deepam 2016 on  
12th December 2016 (Monday)

  

Karthigai Deepam Puja It is a prayer ritual performed to make offerings, honoring, evoking or worshipping gods. The ceremony can also be performed to pay homage to the beloved ones who are deadTime 
Karthigai Nakshathram Begins = 03:34 on 12/Dec/2016
Karthigai Nakshathram Ends = 00:39 on 13/Dec/2016

 

Karthigai Deeepam 2016 is the Hindu festival of lights in Tamil Nadu and it is celebrated on the full moon day (or a day earlier) in the month of Karthigai (November-December). Karthigai Deepam 2016 date is December 12, Monday. The main function on the day is the lighting of traditional oil lamps in the evening after sunset. Karthigai is the name of one of the stars or Nakshatrams and Deepam is the term for light or Diya. This is also the time when Karthigai Nakshatra concurs with Pournami, the full moon day in the month of Karthikai.

 

Karthigai Deepam 2016 is lit after sunset at 6 p.m. with the flame taken from Bharani Deepam. In the evening flame is carried at the top of the hill to light the Karthigai Maha Deepam.

 

Karthigai Deepam is also spelled as Karthikai Deepam.

 

Karthigai Deepam celebrations at Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleshwara Swamy temple are the most famous one and popularly known as Karthikai Brahmotsavam. Karthigai Deepam festivity at Thiruvannamalai temple spans for 10 days. The celebration begins with Dwajarohanam on the day when Nakshatra Uthiraadam prevails at sunrise. Most of the time, Nakshatra Uthiraadam prevails 10 days before the main Karthigai Deepam day.

 

On the day, temples, homes, and streets are decorated with traditional oil lamps. Special pujas and prayers are held in temples on the day. 

 

The lighting of the oil lamp is an auspicious symbol and it is believed to usher in peace and prosperity.

 

Karthigai Deepam is also known as VishnuVishnuVishnu
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Deepam, Vaikanasa Deepam, Pancharatra Deepam, Chokka Panai and Yanai Pandigai. 

 

In Kerala, the day is celebrated as Thrikartika.

 


 




 
 
 

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