Karthigai Deepam
Karthigai DeepamReuters

Karthigai Deepam, the ancient festival of lights is celebrated in Tamil Nadu on the full moon day (Pournami) of Karthikai month (Tamil calendar). This year, it falls on 25 November.

People celebrate the festival by praying for the welfare of their family members and lighten earthen oil lamps. They will also be wearing traditional attires and special delicacies will be prepared as part of the festival along with rangoli or kolams drawn outside each houses.

As part of the festival, more than 20 lakh people are expected to arrive Anaimalai Hills on Wednesday as it is believed that Lord Shiva had appeared before Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma as a flame in Tiruvannamalai.

A huge fire lamp, also known as Mahadeepam, will be lit up on the hill after 6 pm that will be visible for several areas around. 

Check out wishes, messages, greetings to be shared on karthigai Deepam below:

Let this deepam brings brightness in your life and
enlighten your life.

Wishing you all the greetings of Karthigai Deepam.

Also check: Greetings, messages

On the auspicious occasion of Karthigai Deepam, I wish you a joyous and luminous Krithika Pournami! Let the lamps shine brightly out

On this auspicious occasion of Karthigai Deepam, May the Lord Shiva shower his blessings on you and your family. Happy Karthigai Deepam

I wish you and your family a very happy Karthigai Deepam
May your life shine and glow like the deepams
Happy greetings of Karthigai Deepam