Kallazhagar Perumal Chithirai utsavam, Madurai


Chithirai Thiruvizha for Kallazhagar Perumal starts on the 5th of May. It is one of the major utsavam that places in Madurai and lakhs of devotees take part in this utsavam. On the 6th of May Azhagar travels to Vaigai river and on the 8th of May Flower-palanquin event is scheduled.

Details of the events:

May 5 – azhagar ethirsevai
May 6- azhagar entering into vaigai river
May7- night dasavatharam.
May 8- poopallakku.

About the Temple & Location:
This is one of the divyadesam found in Madurai. Lots of buses are available from the Railway Station. The temple is situated on the foot hill of Azhagar malai (mountain).

The Azhagar utsavam which is done in Chitra Pournami is the Familiar utsavam of this sthalam. It is celebrated for almost 9 days and the first four days of the Utsavam is celebrated in Azhagar malai. He leaves for Madurai on the fourth day and return back to the Malai on the 9th day.

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