Yesterday, Tuesday, 10th September 2013 marks the Pancha Samskara Utsavam at Madurantakam Ramar Temple – Vaghularanya Shethram, near Chennai. In the month of Avani, on the Sukla Panchami day, Peria Nambigal gave the Samasrayanam or Pancha Samskaram to Swami Ramanuja.
The festival is celebrated every year as the Pancha Samskara Utsavam at Madurantakam. This is the only place where Sri Ramanujar can be seen as a Grihastha (family man). Bakthas can see for themselves the Mandapam (which is within the precinct of the temple madil suvar) where the Pancha Samskaram was performed at this temple
Vidwath Sadas focusing on Sri Bhasyam & Bhagavat Vishayam was held in a grand manner. Around 25 Vidwans participated Including , Sri Villur Nadadoor Srinivasaraghava Karunakarachariyar, Sri U.Ve. Valayapetai N Ramanuja Thathachariyar , Setlur Paiyambadi Sri U.Ve. Srivatsangachar Swami.
Below are some of the Pictures Taken during the event