Name of Festival : Maham Festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Maham Festival is celebrated in month of Maasi.
Major Territory of Celebration
Maham Festival is celebrated in Tamil Nadu
Maham Festival is an annual festival but it importance exceeds bounds of imagination after 12 years.At that time the Kumba Mela festival is held ,this is the time when the planet Guru or Jupiter enters Simha sign.Some people take the holy dip in to Mahamaham tank at Kumbakonam.Images of gods and goddesses are taken out to the sea for a dip. In areas away from the coast, the rivers of the tanks are the centres for this float festival.