On, October 2, 2016, Durmukhi Varusha Purattasi Chithirai, Swami Desikan Purattasi Thiruvona Nakshatra Varashika Mahotsavam commenced in grand manner at Swami Vedanta Desikan avathara sthalam Thoopul, Sri Vilakkoli Perumal Sannidhi. In the morning at around 7.00 am, Purappadu for Swami Desikan took place in Thanga Pallaku. Several Bhaaghavathas took part in Purappadu and had the Blessings of Sarvatantra Svatantrar Swami Vedanta Desikan.
Later Thirumanjanam for Swami Desikan took place in the afternoon. Thereafter, there was special alankaram and purappadu in Chapparam in the evening. The purappadu took place in the maada veedhis of Kanchipuram
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 at his Avathara Sthalam Thoopul Vilakkoli Perumal Sannidhi. Thoopul is located within 1 km distance from Kanchi Varadharaja Perumal Sannidhi.
These are some of the photos taken during the occasion…
Photography : Sri Elangadu Ranganathan Chakravarthy & Sri Krishna Durai