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Bharani Deepam 2024 Date at Tiruvannamalai Temple

Bharani Deepam marks the beginning of the main Karthigai Deepam festival day at the world famous Tiruvannamalai Shiva TempleSri Arunachaleswarar Temple – in Tamil Nadu. Bharani Deepam 2024 date is December 13. It will be lit in the morning 4:00 AM on December 13. Lighting of this Deepam or lamp is an important ceremony at the Tiruvannamalai temple on the Bharani Nakshatra day in Kartika Masam.

The flame for lighting the Tiruvannamalai Maha Deepam atop the Arunachala Mountain is carried from the Bharani Deepam.

The lighting of the Bharani Deepam by the chief priest in the Tiruvannamalai Temple marks the beginning of the main Maha deepam festival.

A flame lit from five different lamps symbolizing earth, air, fire, water and ether is the Bharani Deepam.

The Bharani Deepam is carried from the Tiruvannamalai Temple to the top of Arunachala Mountain by a group of fishermen.