As with all murugan temples Skandasashti
is celebrated in great splendor in the monsoon month of Aippasi. Karthigai
Deepam is celebrated for 10 days and the annual Bhramotsavam
is celebrated for 14 days in the month of Panguni.
Other festivals celebrated here include VaigasiVisakam
and the Theppa Utsavam(float festival) in the month of Thai. The Karthigai
Asterism is celebrated each month.
The festival image of Vishnu is
taken in procession to the city of Madurai to
participate in the Divine royal Wedding of Meenakshi and Sundareswarar
during the Chittirai Thiruvizha. The presiding deity of Thiruparamkunram
(Subramanyar) leads this procession.
The entire space in and around Madurai wears grand
festival look during this occasion. Yet in another celebration at the Meenakshi
Sundareswarar Temple involving enactment of episodes from the Thiruvilaiyadal
puranam(pittukku mann sumandu aruliya vizha) Subramanyar from