“The festivities kick off at Sri Maha Mariamman Temple on Jalan Tun H.S. Lee in the heart of Klang Valley. Here’s a schedule of events:
7.00 p.m. – Abhishegam: A ritual in Hinduism where a deity’s idol or sacred object is bathed or anointed with various substances such as milk, water, honey, yogurt, ghee, and sandalwood paste. This ceremonial bathing is considered an act of purification and devotion.
8.00 p.m. – Special Prayers and Silver Chariot Preparation: Engage in special pooja (prayers) and participate in the preparation for the Silver Chanot, a beautifully adorned chariot that will carry the deities en route to Batu Caves Sri Subramaniar Temple.
9.00 p.m. – Chariot Procession Begins: Join the throngs of devotees on a 15-kilometre walk as Arulmigu Sri Valli, together with Sri Dhevasena and Sri Subramaniar, are positioned on the adorned Silver Chariot. The decorated ratham will be the focal point, surrounded by devotees carrying palkodam (milk pots), or walking barefoot on the ground as a symbol of their devotion.”