Yesterday, 2nd October 2015, Durmukhi Varusha Purattasi Chithirai, Swami Desikan Varshika Thirunakshatra Mahotsavam Commenced in a grand manner at Sri Devanathan Perumal Temple Thiruvahindrapuram . In the early morning Dhwajarohanam was performed in the Dwajasthambam as per agama sastras. Then Swami Desikan thiruveethi purappadu in kedayam took place in the maada veedhi of Thiruvahindrapuram. Later in the afternoon Serthi thirumanjanam took place for Sri Hemabujavalli thayar and Sri Devanathan Perumal along with Swami Desikan. In the evening, Swami Desikan on Hamsa vahanam Thiruveethi Purappadu followed by asthanam and Satrumurai sevakalam . Several Astikas took part in the Swami Desikan Varshika Thirunakshatra Mahotsavam Day-1 and had the blessings of Swami Desikan and Divyadampatis.
The 10-day utsavam is usually celebrated in a grand manner with Thirveedhi purappadu for Swami Desikan on different vahanams on all the days, both morning and evening. All astikas and bhaktas may make it convenient to participate in the utsavam and receive the blessings of Swami Desikan, Sri Devanathan Perumal and Sri Hemambhujavalli Thayar.
These are some of the photos taken during the occasion…
Photography : Sri Sri Vallabhan, Sri Vainadeyan Venugopal,