Margazhi Festival of Tamil Nadu
Name of Festival : Margazhi Festival
Major Territory of Celebration
Margazhi Festival is celebrated in Andhra Pradesh state of India
Time of celebration (Months)
This festival is celebrated on the latter half of December and early part of January.
Worship in Festival
This Festival is dedicated to Andal also called Godavere or Chudukuduta
The season of Margazhi Festival is for dance and music in Chennai.Margazhi is an important festival observed by Vaishnavites. This Festival is dedicated to Andal also called Godavere or Chudukuduta, one of the twelve Alwars or Vaishmavite saints. On this occasions every people are gets up early in the morning before 4.00 am, they bathe and go to a Vaishnava temple to attend puja.
During this festival people celebrated the wedding of Godavari with Lord Ranganatha .Devotees rush to listen the discourses on Tiruppavai and Tiruvembavai, depending on their choice or religious persuasion