The Mylapore Panguni Festival – Ther Thiruvizha (Chariot Festival) – 30/03/2007

Lavanya has already covered The Mylapore Panguni Festival in her post.

The Chariot Festival, called Therotsavam in Tamil, was celebrated on March 30, 2007 at Kabaleeswarar Temple at Mylapore, as part of the Panguni Festival.

Mylapore Ther Thiruvizha

The idols of Kapaleeswarar and Karpagambal decorated grandly and mounted on the Ther (Chariot) and taken around the Ma(a)da Veedhis surrounding the temple tank.

Mylapore Ther Thiruvizha - Mosaic

The mosaic is created out of images shot on March 30, 2007

1 Comment so far

  1. suppamani (unregistered) on March 31st, 2007 @ 3:38 pm

    ARUPATHTHU MOOVAR FESTIVAL IS ON 31ST MARCH 2007 THE sATURDAY. Since Satuday is almost a Holiday much crowd is expected. BUT ALL THE CHARM HAS GONE. THIS gOVT. DECLARED THE bANDH ON THAT DAY AND STOPPED ALL THE TRAFFIC AND CONVEYANCE TO THE DEVOTEES. cAn this Govt.dire to declare such a Bandh on a famous and saeveral centuries FOLLOWED Festival Day of Christianity or on Muslims Festival day. Their target is always on Hindu and Hinduism only.

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