Karthigai Deepam 2015 date – Kartika Deepam in 2015



Karthigai Deeepam is the festival of lights in Tamil Nadu and it is observed on the full moon day (or a day earlier) in the month of Karthigai (November-December). Karthigai Deepam 2015 date is November 25, 2015. The main event on the day is the lighting of traditional oil lamps in the evening after sunset. Karthigai is the name of the one of the stars or Nakshatrams and deepam is the term for light or diya.

Note - Tiruvannamalai Karthigai Mahadeepam is held on the evening of  November 25, 2015.

On the day, temples, homes and streets are decorated with traditional oil lamps. Special pujas and prayers are held in temples on the day.

The famous Tiruvannamalai Bharani Deepam is held during the period.

The lighting of lamp is an auspicious symbol and it is believed to usher in peace and prosperity.

The day is also known as Vishnu Deepam.

In Kerala, the day is observed as Thrikartika.