Name of Festival : Trikartika Festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Trikartika Festival is celebrated in the Malayalam month of Vrischikam (November - December).
Major Territory of Celebration
Trikartika Festival is celebrated in Kerala state of India
Worship in Festival
In this festival People worship the "Goddess Bhagavati."
Thrikarthika, or Trikartika, is the festival of lights celebrated in Kerala.Mainly this festival is celebrated in the full moon day.On this day all the houses, streets and temples are well lit with traditional oil lamps and special prayers and puja are offers to the Goddess Bhagavati.These special prayers and puja are offers in the evening and attended mostly by women.
It is the birthday of Lord Subramonya and the celebration is held in the Subramonya temples.On Thrikarthika day after sunset several lights will be lit in small earthen vessels - chirathu in temples and houses.