Arulmigu Mariamman Temple, Irukangudi
The last Friday of Aadi is celebrated grandly. Flag hoisting ceremony is performed on the Friday of the previous week. During the last Friday, Urchavar figure of Goddess Mariamman is mounted on Idabavahana at Urchavar Temple and visit Arjuna river. From here Goddess is taken to Moolavar temple. The next day she returns to Urchavar temple.
During the last Friday of Thai and Panguni devotees congregate at rivers Arjuna and Vaipparu to get the blessings of Goddess Mariamman. Devotees whose wishes are fulfilled show their devotion to Goddess by taking part in ‘Agnichatti’, ‘Aiyarankan Panai’, ‘Kayiru Kuthuthal’. etc.,