Vaikasi Visakam is one of the most auspicious festivals in South India, especially in Tamil Nadu. Vaikasi Visakam is an auspicious day to celebrate the birth of Murugan, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi. The celebration of this festival has been going on for centuries and people still follow the same tradition with great enthusiasm. The celebration is marked with prayers, and religious activities.
As per Hindu mythology, Lord Muruga was born on this day with a peacock as his mount and six hands with various weapons to fight evil forces. He is also known as Valli Vishakam or Vel Murugan or Muruga. Vaikasi Visakam is celebrated with great pomp and show all over Tamil Nadu, especially in places where there are lots of devotees of Lord Muruga like Madurai, Tiruchendur and Palani Hills (Kumaragam).
When it comes to religious events, pooja essentials are a must. Many times, in the zest of preparations, you miss out on celebrating your favourite festivals. Hence, we thought we should help you ease out your worries by guiding you on purchasing the pooja essentials online. These days, online shopping has become very convenient and why go to market when Punam metalcraft is offering a wide range of products that can help you prepare for this festival.
As far as pooja items are concerned, you can easily find them online in different shapes and sizes to suit your needs. The best part about these pooja items is that they come with attractive designs and patterns which make them look beautiful when lit up during the celebrations.
Check out some of the most useful Pooja essentials for Vaikasi Visakam festival
- Brass Happiness Bell
- Designer Diyas
- Pooja Thali
- Brass Om Aroma Tower
- Brass Karwa
- Brass Ashwani Nag
- Brass Chauki
- Brass Minar Agardaan
How is Vaikasi Visakam celebrated?
Vaikasi Visakam is celebrated differently in different places. In some temples, devotees offer milk, fruits, flowers and, saffron colored rice to Lord Muruga. In some other temples, there are special poojas and archanas being performed throughout the day, while in some other temples, people visit their family members’ houses to exchange gifts and greetings with each other on this auspicious occasion.
How to decorate home for Vaikasi Visakam
On this auspicious day, people light diyas at homes, shops and other places. The main highlight of this festival is decorating homes in bright colors, flowers and lamps. Festival means celebrations and celebration is all about having our near and dear ones around. This year when your guests visit your home, let them experience a new look at your home. Well, that doesn’t mean you need to start renovating your house. Replacing a few artworks would do wonders here. Check out some of the popular artworks that would add on to the charm of this festival
- Hanging Brass Diya
Hanging brass diya is something that brings a divine feeling wherever it is placed. You can place it in your living room above the dining hall or try hanging it on your balcony. If you don’t want to hang them alone, then decorating them in clusters or with flowers around them will also look beautiful.
- Rustic Wall Art Décor
You can easily create rustic wall art decor by using wood pieces and some colourful papers like marigold paper etc. Just cut out different shapes in these papers and stick them on the wall with glue or tape. You can also make use of old newspapers or magazines to create this kind of artwork on walls which looks really good. You can also hang up a rustic wall art decor like wooden cutouts or a painting of Lord Vishnu to give a traditional look to your home. And if you don’t want to get into the DIY activities, Punam metalcraft has the best rustic wall decor products for your home. You will find the best quality products at reasonable rates.
The exquisite divine collection of various Gods is something you should not miss if planning to achieve the traditional look this festive season. You can choose your favourite God and place it in the living room to spread the positive vibes in your ecosystem. Since it is made out of brass, durability will never be a concern.Hope this will assist you in your preparations for the upcoming festival and you enjoy every bit of it with great pomp and show.