Kulasekarapattinam Dasara 2017
Kulasekarapattinam, is a coastal village of Tuticorn district in TamilNadu. It is about 20km from Thiruchendur and attracts over million people every year during Dasara. Kulasai Mutharamman Devi Temple is an ancient temple of about 300 years old was erected in this port city during the reign of King Maravarman Kulasekaran, it is believed the goddesses guards the Village and it’s people and will help her devotees during their hardship. The Dasara festival celebrated during the Avani month is the most auspicious at the Muthumariamman temple. It is a 12 day celebration in contrary to the 9 days celebrated elsewhere. Goddess Mutharamman bejeweled in grandeur is taken in procession on these days, in different disguise. Following an age-old tradition, devotees vow to beg for alms, disguised in various celestial forms such as Goddess Kali, Kings, monkeys, beggars etc. The money collected is offered to Goddess Mutharamman. The devotees observe the vridham for 41 continuous days.