Thiruvarur Chariot festival

Thiruvarur Car Festival
Thiruvarur Car Festival
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Thiruvarur Chariot festival: Tiruvarur Chariot festival [Tiruvarur Therottam in Tamil] is a historical event that still follows the same rituals and traditions associated with the Thyagaraja Swamy temple, Tiruvarur, in Tamil Nadu. The Lord Veethividangar (வீதிவிடங்கர்) now called as Thiyagarajaswami (Shiva) comes out of the massive ancient temple, with his consort Kondi (கொண்டி) (Parvathi) to bless the devotees who always comes to visit him in his abode, one of the world’s biggest chariots. And this chariot was constructed by Kothanars and it is Asia’s biggest chariot

Asia’s biggest and largest chariot is One of the very old and ancient festivals that are often mentioned in the devotional hymns of saints like ( Appar, Tirugnanasambandar and Sundarar) and many Tamil literature, usually held during the summer between months of March and April every year, lasts more than 25 days.

Craftsmen of Chariot festival

‘Kothanars’ are the main craftsmen of the temple cars. Experienced and expert carpenters do the intricate wood carving of all the deities adorning the base,” says scholar and historian Kudavayil Balasubramanian. ‘Aazhi Ther’ is the biggest temple chariot in Asia.

The 30-ft tall temple car rises to 96 ft, after decoration is completed with bamboo poles and colourful cloth, the kalasam alone accounting for 6 ft, all of which take the original weight of 220 tonnes to 350. Incidentally, the massive car of Valluvar Kottam in Chennai was built on the lines of the Tiruvarur ‘Aazhi Ther.

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Thiruvarur Chariot festival

திருவாரூர் தேர் ஆசியாவிலேயே மிகப்பெரிய தேர் ஆகும். திருவாரூர் தேர் 96அடி உயரமும் 360 டன் எடையும் கொண்டது.

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By Tourist “ தியாகராஜர் கோயில். Thiagaraja Swamy Temple is one of the biggest and oldest Temples in tamilnadu. A wonderful place to hangout. It also having big lawn inside premises and a large pond outside temple. The Biggest Thiruvarur Chariot festival is also the greatest one to watch”

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