Thiruchendur Murugan temple
Tiruchendur Murugan Temple It is located in the district of Tuticorin on the Indian Ocean. Lord Muruga fight with the Asura King Surapadma in Tiruchendur, it was believed that after the war it had turned totally red with violence because of the gory war. The most famous festival is (Oonjal Sevai - where Lord Muruga swings with his consort in a highly tranquill atmosphere).
The Poojas in this temple are performed as per the Kumara Thandiram Murai. Nine Pooja Kalams are observed on a daily basis. Temple gets open from 5.00 am till 9.00 pm.
Festival celebrated inside this notable temple is:
Vaikasi Visagam is the major Temple dedicated to Lord- Murugan. It is observed in the month of May /June. Devotees visit this famous Holy and apy homage to God. A large carcade of Sri Jayanthinathar with Valli and Deivanai is managed in the evening period.
Avani Festival is marked in the month of August or September. A large number of worshippers and the outsiders participate in this festival. On this Avani festival 7th, 8th and 10th day functions are more important.
Skanda Sasti Festival: This eminent Holy Festival is celebrated for 6 days inside the temple complex. Worshippers follow some set of rituals and Pooja ceremonies during these 6 days.
Other major Festival/Occasions which are
commemorated in the main abode are:Car Festival, Masi Festival, Sikappu Sathi, Pachai