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Madurai Temple Chithirai Festival 2022 Schedule Dates

Chithirai Thiruvizha / Festival is celebrated during the Tamil month of Chitirai and is an annual celebration celebrated in Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Temple in April month. It is one of the longest celebrations in the world and lasts for a month. The first 15 days of the festival are celebrated for Madurai Meenakshi, and the next 15 days are celebrated for Alagar (a form of Lord Mahavishnu).

Meenakshi Sundareshwar Thiru Kalyanam 2022 Schedule:

Day Date Day Time Festival
1st Day 05 April 2022 Tuesday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Kodiyetram  (Flag Hoisting)
7:00 PM Karpaga Vriksha, Simha Vahanam
2nd Day 06 April 2022 Wednesday 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Thanga Sapparam
7:00 PM Bootha, Anna Vahanam
3rd Day 07 April 2022 Thursday 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Thanga Sapparam
7:00 PM Kailasa Parvadham, Kamadhenu Vahanam<
4th Day 08 April 2022 Friday 9:00 AM Thanga Pallakku
6:00 PM Thanga Pallakku
5th Day 09 April 2022 Saturday 9:00 AM Thanga Sapparam
7:00 PM Thanga Kuthirai Vahanam
6th Day 10 April 2022 Sunday 8:00 AM Thanga Sapparam
7:30 PM Saiva Samaya Sthabitha Varalatru Leelai – Rishaba Vahanam
7th Day 11 April 2022 Monday 8:00 AM Thanga Sapparam
7:00 PM Nantheekeshwarar, Yaali Vahanam
8th Day 12 April 2022 Tuesday Sree Meenakshi Pattabhishekam
9:00 PM Velli Simhasana (Kaibaram)
9th Day 13 April 2022 Wednesday 6:00 PM Sree Meenakshi Digvijayam – Indira Vimanam
10th Day 14 April 2022 Thursday 10:35 AM – 10:59 AM Sree Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Thirukalyanam
7:30 PM Yaanai Vahanam, Pushpa Pallakku
11th Day 15 April 2022 Friday 6:30 AM Thiru Therottam –  (Ratha Utsavam, Vadam Pidithal)
7:00 PM Sapthavarna Chapram
12th Day 16 April 2022 Saturday Sri Kallazhagar Vaigai Aatril Ezhuntharural

1000 Ponsaprathudan – Night Saithyobacharam at Vandiyur

13th Day 17 April 2022 Sunday Thirumalirunsolai Sri Kal Azhagar – Vandiyur Thenur Mandapam – Sesha Vahanam in Morning – Garuda Vahanam in the Afternoon – Moksham for Manduga Maharishi – Dasavathara Katchi at Ramarayar Mandapam at Night
14th Day 18 April 2022 Monday Morning Mohanaavatharam – Night Kallazhagar Thirukollam in Pushpa Pallakku at Mysore Mandapam
15th Day 19 April 2022 Tuesday Sri Kal Azhagar Thirumalai Eluntharural

Madurai Temple Deities:

The presiding Lord of this sacred shrine was in the times of yore known as Chockanathar, and Chockalinga Perumal. Now the deity is known as Sundareswarar, Meenakshi Sundarar, Somasundarar, Kalyana Sundarar, Shanbaga Sundarar, Attavai Shevagan, Chockalingam, Adiyarku Nallan, Adhiraveesi, Vilayaduvan, Abhideka Chockar, Azhagiya Chockar, Kadambavana Chockar, Puzhugu Neidhu Chockar, Kadambavaneswarar, Karpoora Chockar, Madureswarar, Irayanar, Peralavayar and other names.

Madurai Temple Address:

Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple,
Madurai,
Tamilnadu – 625001.
Telephone : +91452 234 4360

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