Prayers & Festivals


The yearly temple Thiruvizha would be held on the auspicious Tamil month of Chittirai. The grand celebration would see an elaborate 3-day ceremony with the procession of Sri Sivasangkari around the neighbourhood being the highlight of the event.

Ashada Navarathiri

Ashada Navarathiri is unique to Sri Sivasangkari Aalayam. This 9 day festival is observed to worship Varahi Amman. As Sri Sivasangkari Aalayam is one of the few temples that houses Varahi Amman, this celebration is joined by many devotees from all over Malaysia.

Varahi Amman

Varahi Homam

Varahi Homam is a special Homam done for the much venerated Varahi Amman on every Panjami of every month. Being the 5th of the 7 Mantrikas, Varahi Amman presides over Panjami. It is often said that any deed done on this day only knows success.

Durgai Amman

Durga Poojai

Durga poojai is done on every Tuesday during Raghu Kaalam which is roughly from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm.  Worshipping Durga during Raghu Kaalam is advised as Durga is considered to be the god of strength and protection.

Sri Sivasangkari Amman

Pournami Poojai

Pournami poojai is highly auspicious as the moon shines brighter than the other days. At Sri Sivasangkari Aalayam, Pournami poojai is observed by invoking a homam for Sri Sivasangkari followed by Aabhishegam and Alangaram. Chittirai Pournami is grandly celebrated for our Amman every year as well.


Ammavasai Poojai

Ammavasai poojai is done on every new moon day. For Hindus it is considered a very powerful day to proceed with our prayers. Most people would be giving ‘tharpanam’ or offerings for their ancestors by worshipping Lord Shiva.


Pradhosam is a special day dedicated to Lord Shiva as it was during this day that he drank the Halahala poison churned from the Samudra Manthana (Ocean of Milk) to save the Devas and Asuras. It is believed that if we worshipping Lord Shiva during this time we would be blessed with great prosperity, child and peace.

Selva Ganapathy

Sankatahara Chaturthi

Sankatahara Chaturthi is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganapathi. This day is celebrated in every lunar Hindu calendar month on the fourth day of the Krishna Paksha (the waning fortnight of the moon). Praying to Lord Ganapathi during Sankatahara Chaturthi is said to remove all our hurdles and burdens in life as lord Ganapathi is the remover of obstacles.