Aadi Perukku Hindus auspicious festival at Morib Gold Coast
Aadi Perukku is also called as ‘Padinettam Perukku’ as ‘Padinettu’ in Tamil means ‘eighteen’ and ‘perukku’ implies ‘a rising’.Aadi is the Tamil month of observances and fervour that is dedicated to Water forces and other Natural forces. During this month pujas and prayers are offered to thank the powerful Goddesses and also to seek protection from the ominous aspects associated with month. It is a belief that the Tamil month of Aadi is very auspicious for making connections with the Divine power.
Weddings or other related events are not celebrated during the month of Aadi as it is considered inauspicious. Aadi Perukku is the festival of fertility that has been practised and patronised since the time of rule of the Kings and Royal family. There has been a mention of this custom even in several historic