At Muthumariamman Temple at Alwarpet Street Junction, the 96th Aadi festival will start today and will go on till Aug 7. A special thirumanjanam and deepa aradhanai will be held for the deity everyday.
On Aug 7 morning, devotees will carry 108 paal kudams (milk pots) from Alaiyamman Temple at Teynampet to Muthumariamman Temple. After reaching the temple, a milk abhishekam will be performed for the deity. The deity will then be taken on a procession around the streets of Alwarpet. For details contact 9042556841.