On, 25 September 2014, Jaya Varusha Purattasi Hastham, Swami Desikan Varshika Thirunakshatra Mahotsavam Commenced in a grand manner at Sri Devanathan Perumal Temple Thiruvahindrapuram . On this occasion being day-1 , Dhwajarohanam took place in the Swami Desikan Sannidhi after that thiruveethi purappadu took place for Swami desikan in kedayam .In the afternoon Serthi thirumanjanam took place for Sri Hemabujavalli thayar and Sri Devanathan Perumal along with Swami Desikan. In the eveningThiruveethi Purappadu took place purappadu took place for Swami Desikan in Hamsa Vahanam followed by asthanam and then Satrumurai sevakalam took place .Several Astikas took part in the Swami Desikan Varshika Thirunakshatra Mahotsavam Day-1 and had the blessings of Swami Desikan and Divyadampatis.
The following are some of the photographs taken on the occasion…
Day -1 evening
Photo by:Vainu Venugopal