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Thaipusam Feb 3, 2015 - Thai Pusam Date 3/2/15 - When is Thaipoosam in 2015? February 3rd- Thai Poosam Celebration

ThaiPusam (Thai Pusam) is celebrated on 3 February, 2015 (Tuesday)Special Abhishekam, Homam, Archana, Puja, Deeparadhanai will be held in Lord Muruga Temples.


Palani Thai Pusam Festival


In Palani Sri Dhandayuthapani temple, 10 day Festival (Brahmotsavam) is held during Thai Pusam. The important dates are listed below
2-Feb-2015 - Monday - Thirukalyanam - Velli Ratham
3-Feb-2015 - Tuesday - Thaipusam - Therottam (Chariot, Car Festival)
4-Feb-2015 - Wednesday - Thanga Guthirai Vahanam (Golden Horse)
5-Feb-2015 - Thursday - Periya Thanga Mayil Vahanam (Golden Peacock)
6-Feb-2015 - Friday - Theppotsavam (Float Festival)

Many devotees will wear saffron or green clothes, undertake Paada Yatra, take Kavadi, Paal Kudam (Milk), Pierce Spear (Alagu Kuthuthal), Shave their Head (Put Mottai), do Angapradakshinam

Pujas in Other Temples:


- In Chidamabaram (Thillai) Panchamurthi Veedhi Ula, Thirthavari, Thaandava Darsanam Aarthi will be held on Thai Poosam

- In Madurai Sri Meenakshi Amman Temple, Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Theppotsavam will be held at Mariammam Theppa Kulam

Sri Ramalinga Swami became Jothi on this day. To remind this Jothi Tharisanam is held in Vadalur Temple. 

- In Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple, 3 Day Theppotsavam will be held during ThaiPusam Pournami.

- Special pujas, Jothi Darshan will be held at Melmaruvathur Adi Parasakthi Temple during Thai pusam.


Pujas in Lord Muruga Temples:


Special Abhishekam will be done to Lord Muruga Moolavar and Uthsavar with milk, curd, panchamirtham, tender coconut, sandal, paneer, honey, thiruneer, panchakavi, fruit juices and other diraviams amidst the chanting of vedas. 

Special alankaram like Santhana kappu, Thanga kavasa Kaapu, Raja Alankaram, Poo Alankaram will be done to Lord Muruga. Lord Muruga Utsavar will come in procession in the mada veethi's of temple and bless devotees.

Lakhs of devotees will throng Lord Muruga Temples especially Arupadai Veedu Temples. Devotional hymns will be sung accompanied by the playing of percussion instruments in temples.

Time: Poosam Nakshatiram is from around 7 pm IST (Feb 2nd) to around 8.45 pm (Feb 3rd)

Nomenclature:
- 'Thai' is the name of Tamil month (Jan-Feb)
- 'Pusam' is the name of Nakshatra.

Tags: When is Thaipusam in 2015? Dates Timing - Pusam Natchathiram Timings

Next Year Thaipusam: 
In 2016, Thaipusam is on January 24, 2016 (Sunday)

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