Arulmigu Ulagudaiya Amman Mulaippari Thiruvizha

  • M Vimala Rani Tamil Research Centre, Sree Sevugan Annamalai Collage, Devakottai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • M Rethineswari Assistant Professor in Tamil, Tamil Research Centre Sree Sevugan Annamalai Collage, Devakottai, Tamil Nadu, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9591-9508
Keywords: Prosperity Ritual, Sprouts Propagation, Karaikararkal, Athapuzhungal Rice, Brooding Chicken

Abstract

Sivagangai District, Manamadurai Union of Periyakottai Village, The Presiding deity Arulmigu Ulagudaiya Amman Mulaippari Festival, is held by the Vellala community of Periyakottai.People of Periyakottai start preparation work for Mulaippari by collectingresidence tax. Then Dung collection, Sprouts collection, Sprouts soaking, Sprouts propagation process takes place in Mulaippari growing method. They conduct fun events like Kummi and Oyilattam during Mulaippari. Fasting for eight days and Picking Karagam up during the festival is not only an expression of devotion but also a basis of faith. The event of Mulaippari Thawing in Silamba River emphasizes the use of natural fertilizers for agriculture.

Published
2022-10-01
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