Avanimoolam Festival

Avanimoolam festival is celebrated in Madurai during the month of September. This festival of Madurai is celebrated to mark the coronation of Lord Sundareswarar, the titular deity of the city. During the festival, the people of Madurai perform a play, which is popularly called 'Lila'. On this occasion, the temple priest of Madurai narrates the stories related to the miracles of Lord Shiva. Of the stories narrated during Avanimoolam festival, the 64 miracles of Lord Shiva that saved the city from the different kinds of adversities deserve special mention.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011