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Title:
Chithirai Pournami 2012 - Mini-Thaipusam celebration
When:
04.05.2012 - 06.05.2012 06.00 h - 23.00 h
Where:
George Town, Penang - George Town
Category:
events 2012

Description

Date: 4th of May to 6th of May 2012

Venue: Sri Balathandayuthabani Hilltop Temple, Waterfall Road Penang

The Chitrapournami Festival will be celebrated at the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple (Hill Top), Waterfall Road, Penang from 04th May to 06th May 2012. In the evening of Friday, Lord Balathadayuthapani will leave Arumigu Maha Mariamman Temple at Queen Street on a chariot at 6:00p.m and proceed to the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple (Hill Top) at Waterfall Road.

Chitra Pournami is observed on the full moon day in the month of Chithirai or chaitra corresponding to the English months of April-May, when the asterism Chitra(virginis) holds sway. It is a festival observed to propitiate Chitragupta the chief accountant of Yama, who is believed to record the commissions and omissions by men in order to punish or reward them after their death.

On Sunday morning, it is expected that the devotees will flood the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple (Hill Top) to fulfill their vows after the morning poojai. The praying ceremony will continue for the day until late evening when Lord Balathadayuthapani will be taken on a procession around the temple premises starting 8:00p.m.

On the next day(Sunday), Lord Balathadayuthapani will leave the Hill Top Temple for the return journey to Arumigu Maha Mariamman Temple at Queen Street starting 6p.m. The Chariot is expected to arrive at the Arumigu Maha Mariamman Temple at about 6:30a.m on Monday

Schedule:

May 4th, 6.00pm :
Lord Murugan will be carried on chariot from Queen Street Mahamariamman temple to the Sri Balathandayuthabani Hilltop Temple

May 5th, 6.00am to 11.00pm :
Devotees will carry milk pot & kavadi to pay their vows to Lord Murugan at the Waterfall Hilltop Temple

May 6th, 6.00pm :
Lord Murugan will be carried on chariot b
ack to Queen Street Sri Mahamariamman temple.

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Venue

George Town, Penang
Venue:
George Town, Penang

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