Vaigasi Vesak Car Festival

Vaigasi Vesak day (called Vesagam in Tamil) is celebrated  very grand in Palani. It is one of the important festivals of Lord Murugan. All the sub temples of Dhandayuthapani devastanam  celebrates the Vesak festival.

Car procession is carried out in the  Periya Nayagi Amman temple.

Periya Nayagi Amman temple Car (long shot)

Close view

Close View

Car pulled by devotees

Elephants pushing rear wheels of the Car

Elephants pushing the Car

Iron wheel, replaced the wooden wheels.

Car circumventing the 4 outer praharas or the streets  of Periya Nayagi Amman temple on the evening of the Vesak Day.