Panguni Fest: flag hoisted

Kapali-Temple-Kodiyetram-2The formal start of the Panguni festival at Sri Kapali Temple took place this morning when the flag-hoisting ceremony was conducted.

By 8.30 a.m. a large number of devotees filled the space around the flag staff in the western side of the temple. A special enclosure near here was created for seniors and guests of the temple.

A series of rituals were held culminating in the hoisting of the flag.

Elsewhere on campus, all kinds of preparations were on for the biggest fest at this wellknown temple.

Here are the key dates for the Panguni festival.

March 9, 6 a.m. – Adhikara Nandhi procession

March 11, night –  Rishaba Vahanam

March 13, 8.30 a.m. – Thiruther

March 14, 3 p.m. – Arubathu Moovar procession

March 16, 6 p.m. Thirukalyanam

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