On 19 November 2021, Plava varusha, Karthikai -03, Friday, Karthikai Nakshatram;
Thirukarthikai Deepam (Sarvalaya Deepam) was celebrated today evening in a grand manner in Sri RanganathaswamiTemple at SriRangam.
Thirumanjanam , Alankaram, Aradhanam, Vishesha Sattrumurai was performed. Vishesha deepa aradhanam was performed in the evening. Tirukarthikai Deepam Sokkappanai- dried Palm leaves were bundled and lit by fire during the festival in front of the temple, in the presence of Sri Perumal during His purappadu to witness this event.
On 17 November 2021, Pandhal kaal was implanted for Sokkapanai, for which temple elephants Lakshmi and Andal engaged enthusiastically and graced the occasion.
Photos taken during the event can be viewed below:
Photo courtesy: SriRengavilasam, Smt.Godha Srinivasan