Thirunakshatram of 24th Srimadh Azhagiasingar at Dasavathara Sannidhi
Today Jaya Chitrai Punarvasu (05.05.2014) Kalyanapuram Srimadh Azhagiasingar ‘s Tirunakshatram was celebrated at SriRangam Dasavatharan Sannidhi. As part of the ongoing Divya Prabhandham parayanam (Ramanuja Jayanthi Parayanam) Iyarpa anusandhanam was done today. Tommorrow Desika Prabhandhanushtanam will be done.
Kalyanapuram Srimadh Azhagiasingar was the 24th Azhagiasingar.He took avatharam in Chitra masam Punarvasu nakshatram at Kalyanapuram in Chakravarthi vamsam He was called to sanyasam in 1764 at SriRangapatna.H.H. assumed the name Sri Van Sathakopa Sri Parankusa Ramanuja Yathindra Mahadesikan. It was during His sancharam to Ahobilam that Somabhupalan the king of Gadval became His shisya and offered silver mandapam, ornaments, chhatra -chamaram ,vadyams etc for Sri Malolan. H.H. spent several years in Melkote delivering SriBashyam , SriRahasyatrayasaram kalakshepams. HH attained Paramapadam at Kokkarayanpettai on Manmatha, Masi Krishnapaksha Thritheeyai day. H.H. was in asthanam for 12 years 1 month. On the Tirunakshatram of H.H. it is our duty to remember Srimadh Azhagiasingar and recall the upakarams done to us.
Writeup and Photography : Vyjayanthi and Sundararajan