Chariot Festival is a unique and sacred ritual where the God comes out of the precincts f the temple to bestow grace on His devotees. That indicates the significance of the festival.
Matale Mariamman Temple is one of the Hindu temples that engage in activities such as conducting Aranary Padasalai and promoting religious knowledge among the people and engage in social service to the followers of our Faith in addition to the conduct of religious functions.
As I have been an ardent follower of Sakthy worship since my childhood, I am overjoyed in sending this message on the occasion of the Pancha Ratha Pavany!
World Saiva Council
(Sri Lanka Branch)