Float festival to commence on January 13

Monday, Jan 4, 2016,13:23 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Madurai | The Annual Teppam festival (Float festival) of the Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple here will begin with the flag hoisting ceremony on January 13.

According to a temple release today, the ceremony would be held between 10:05 am and 10:29 AM.

The ceremonial feeding of sugarcane to the ‘rock elephant’ would be held on January 15.

The teppam festival would be held on January 24 when idols of Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar and Piriyavidai Amman would be taken around the tank thrice.

The water level of the tank was seven feet, enough for operating the float, Joint Comissioner N Natarajan said..