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Marudhamalai Murugan Temple Thaipusam Festival 2020, Full Schedule Details

Marudhamalai Murugan Temple Thaipusam Festival

Marudhamalai Murugan Temple Thaipusam Festival

Thaipusam is celebrated with enthusiasm every year in the famous Marudhamalai Murugan temple near Coimbatore. This year the function starts from February 1 to end on February 11. Lakhs of devotees will throng the beautiful Marudamalai Murugan temple built in the 12th century. 

Subramaniyaswami temple in Marudamalai hill temple is dedicated to the Tamil God Murugan. It is known as one of the seven houses of lord Muruga and situated on the part of the Western Ghats. It is about 15 km west of Coimbatore city. Near the foothill of Marudhamalai, there is a Pillayar (Ganesh) temple known as Thaan Thondri Vinayakar. 

The Reason Behind Thaipusam festival:


Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated by the Tamils all over the world. Since it falls on the solar month of Thai or Makara in Hindu calenders, it is called Thaipusam.  Apart from many places in Tamil Nadu, it is grandly celebrated in Malaysia, Singapore, Mauritius, and other places. It is to commemorate the occasion of Goddess Parvati giving her son Lord Muruga a spear or Vel to destroy the demon Soorapadam. This year the Thaipusam is on February 8 and begins its Nakshatram at 12:01 AM and ends at 10:05 PM. 

Accordingly, the Maruthamalai Subramaniyasamy temple authorities have announced various celebrations for the eleven days functions for this year Thaipusam. It starts on Saturday, February 1, and ends on Tuesday, February 11. HRCE or Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments Department of the Tamil Nadu government has made elaborate arrangements for the eleven days function including

Marudhamalai Murugan Temple Thaipusam Festival 2020, Full Schedule Details

Pooja Schedules and Celebration for Thaipusam at Marudhamalai: 


On February 1, the celebration kickstarts with the Vinayakar pooja at 7 PM
On February 2nd 2020,
7.00 am to 7.25 am, Magara Laknathil Kodiyeatram and Karpaga Virtchuga Vaganathil Thiruveethi Ula
9.00 pm, Yagasalai pooja
4.00 pm, Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
5.00 pm, Ananthasanathil Thiruveethi Ula
5.30 pm, Vaithiyanatha Swani Devotional Songs
6.00 pm, Yagasalai pooja

On February 3rd 2020,
9 am Yagasalai pooja
10.30 am, Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
12 Noon, Thiruveethi Ula, Kiruthigai
4.00 pm , Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
5.00 pm, Kedayathil Thiruveethi Ula
5.30 pm, Thanjai Rajan Devotional Songs
6.00 pm, Yagasalai pooja

On February 4th 2020,
9.00 am Yagasalai pooja
10.30 am, Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
12 Noon, Chandira Prabai Thiruveethi Ula
4.00 pm , Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
5.00 pm, Aatukidai vaganathil Thiruveethi Ula
5.30 pm, Deva Senathipathi Devotional Songs
6.00 pm, Yagasalai pooja

On February 5th 2020,
9.00 am Yagasalai pooja
10.30 am, Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
12 Noon, Pootha Vaganathil Thiruveethi Ula
5.00 pm, Pallakil Thiruveethi Ula
5.30 pm, Muthu Palaniappan, Spirituality Speech
6.00 pm, Yagasalai pooja

On February 6th 2020,
9.00 am Yagasalai pooja
10.30 am, Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
12 Noon, Velli Mayil Vaganathil Thiruveethi Ula
5.00 pm, Kamathenu Vaganathil Thiruveethi Ula
5.30 pm, Gynamoorthy Devotional Songs
6.00 pm, Yagasalai pooja

On February 7th 2020,
9.00 am Yagasalai pooja
10.30 am, Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
12 Noon, Indira Vimanathil Thiruveethi Ula
4.00 pm , Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
5.00 pm, Thanga Mayil Vaganathil Thiruveethi Ula
5.30 pm, Swaminatha Devotional Songs
6.00 pm, Yagasalai pooja
7.00 pm, Moolavar Abhishekam, Santhana kaappu, Pooja and Deeparathanai


    On February 8th 2020,
    5.00 am Yagasalai pooja
    7.00 am to 8.30 am, Thiru Kalyanam
    10.40 am, Vellai Yannai Vanagathil Thiruveethi Ula
    11.30 am, Thiruther Vadam Pidithel, Thiruther Thiruveethi Ula
    5.00 pm, Swami Thirutheril irunthu irangi veera nadai.
    5.30 pm, Sri Sai Nirutha Bharanatiyam
    6.00 pm, Yagasalai pooja

    On February 9th 2020,
    9.00 am Yagasalai pooja
    10.30 am, Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
    12 Noon, Aadu Mayil Vaganathil Thiruveethi Ula
    5.00 pm, Ponnunjal, Vedarparileelai Kuthirai Vaganathil Thiruveethi Ula
    6.00 pm, Yagasalai pooja
    7.00 pm, Theppa Thiruvila

    On February 10th 2020,
    9.00 am Yagasalai pooja
    10.30 am, Maha-Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
    12 Noon, Maha Poonrahathi Thiruveethi Ula
    4.35 pm, Manjal Neer, Kodi Iruakuthal
    5.00 pm, Moolavar Yaga Kalasangal Abhishekam, Pooja, Deeparathanai, Paaligai.

    On February 11th 2020,
    8.30 am, Maha-Abhishekam , Pooja and Deeparathanai
    6.00 pm, Thanga Ratham Purapadu

    How far is Marudhamalai from Coimbatore city?

    Marudhamalai Murugan Temple Thaipusam Festival 2020, Full Schedule Details

    Devotees from around the world will come to watch Lord Muruga during these eleven days in Marudhamalai. Situated in the western ghats, it is also a scenic beauty for many nature lovers. Anyone can reach from anywhere to Coimbatore by flight, train, or bus. From Coimbatore, the following buses ply to Marudhamalai, which is 15 km away from the main bus stand. 

    Public Transport and Bus to reach Marudhamalai From Coimbatore:

    • Gandhipuram to Maruthamalai - 1A, 1D, S12, S26, 70, 70A, 70D, 76, 92
    • Ukkadam to Maruthamalai - 120A, 46
    • Singanallur to Gandhipuram to Maruthamalai - 1D

    Worship Lord Muruga this Thaipusam for getting his blessings for a happy and prosperous life.

    Marudhamalai Murugan Temple Thaipusam Festival 2020, Full Schedule Details