Chithirai Thiruvizha is an annual celebration celebrated in the city of Madurai during the month of April. It is celebrated during the Tamil month of Chitirai. It is one of the longest celebrated festivals in the world and lasts for one month. The first 15 days of the festival mark the celebrations of the coronation of Goddess Meenakshi and the Marriage of Lord Sundareswara and Goddess Meenakshi, and the next 15 days mark the celebrations of the Journey of Lord Azhagar from Kallazhagar temple in Alagar Koyil to Madurai. This festival attracts around 1 million people from different places of Tamil Nadu and also foreign tourists
Vaikasi Vasantha Utsav
Vaikasi Visakam is the day of incarnation of Lord Muruga. ... Muruga is a rare combination of high valor and supreme intelligence, and his worship can bestow people with strength, self-confidence, and success.
Vaikuntha Ekadashi falls during Dhanur solar month in Hindu calendar. Dhanur month or Dhanurmasa is known as Margazhi month in Tamil Calendar. Vaikuntha Ekadashi is Shukla Paksha Ekadashi out of two Krishna Paksha and Shukla Paksha Ekadashis in a month. Vaikuntha Ekadashi is observed according to Solar Calendar and because of that it might fall either in Margashirsha or in Pausha month in Hindu Lunar calendar. In Gregorian calendar there might be none, one or two Vaikuntha Ekadashis in a year. Benefits - Vaikuntha Ekadashi is also known as Mukkoti Ekadashi. It is believed that Vaikuntha Dwaram or the gate of Lord's inner sanctum is opened on this day and devotees who observe fast on Vaikuntha Ekadashi attain salvation by going to Heaven. Vaikuntha Ekadashi is very important day for Tirumala Venkateswara Temple at Tirupati and Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam. Vaikuntha Ekadashi is known as Swarga Vathil Ekadashi in Malayalam Calendar followed by people of Kerala.
Makara Sankranti, also known as Makaraa Sankrānti or Maghi, is a festival day in the Hindu calendar, in reference to deity Surya. It is observed each year in January. It marks the first day of sun's transit into the Makara, marking the end of the month with the winter solstice and the start of longer days.
Masi Float Festival
The `Maiya mandapam' in the centre of the six-acre tank and the float were decorated with flowers and serial lights. The deities were taken around the tank on the `theppam' thrice, before being taken to the mandapam. Earlier in the day, Sri Namperumal, processional deity, along with Sri Ubaya Nachiars, was taken out from the sanctum sanctorum to the Asthana mandapam.