Karthigai Deepam 2012 Date

Karthikai Deepam, When is Karthigai Deepam in 2012?, Karthigai Deepam 2012, Karthigai Deepam Date,  27th November 2012

Karthigai Deepam is a Tamil festival celebrated on Karthigai Nakshatram day in the month of Karthik. This Festival usually falls on the full moon day or a day earlier. This year Karthigai Deepam is on Tuesday, 27th November 2012.

Karthigai Deepam is festival of lights in Tamil Nadu and traditional oil lamps (Agal vilakkus) are lit in every house in the evening after sunset. People believe that these lamps protect them from evil forces. On this day sisters pray for their brothers. Also Maha deepam (huge fire lamp) lit on Tiruvannamalai Hills.

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