Theppotsavam

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Theppotsavam, or float festival, is a Hindu religious festival carried out in Hindu temples in parts of South India, mainly Tamil Nadu during the month of Chitthirai or Chaitra. As a part of this festival, the principal idol of the temples is decorated and taken in procession through the tank of the temple.

Some of the temples where the float festival is celebrated are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Float festival begins". The Hindu. March 16, 2003. 
  2. ^ "Huge crowd witnesses float festival at ‘teppakulam' in Madurai". The Hindu. January 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Festivals". Samayapuram mariamman Temple.