Karthika Deepotsavam holds a great significance in Hindu religion and the event is celebrated in a grand manner every year. It is observed as a festival of lights by the Hindus this festival falls in the month Kārttikai (mid-November to mid-December). Scores of devotees participate in Karthika Deepotsavam and offer their prayers to Lord Shiva.
 

 
This year’s Karthika Deepotsavam was held at the famous Bahai Temple and Richwoods ad Suri’s residence in the USA in a grand manner. Devotees have turned up in huge numbers and offered their prayers to Lord Shiva by chanting namakam, chamakam and rudram in the praise of the God.
 
 
Sri Kortalam Siddeswarananda Bharathi Swamy who is also known as Sri Mouna Swamy and Ramyananda Swamiji graced the event as the chief guest. He explained the importance and greatness of Karthika Deepotsavam, and blessed the devotees.
 

 
 
Talking to Tv9 Kortalam Siddeswarananda Bharathi Swamy shared his thoughts about 1. Sabarimala event 2. Hinduism and future and 3. Writ petition by MP Subramanya Swamy writ petition in High court about freeing temples from the Government authorities.