On January 8th 2017, Vaikunda Ekadasi (day 1 of Irrapathu Utsavam of Thiruadhyayana Utsavam) was celebrated in a grand manner at Sri Bhaktavatsala Perumal Temple, Thirukkannamangai. On this occasion, in the morning around 4.15 a.m Perumal purappadu from Moolasthanam to Paramapada Vasal, after thiruvandhikaapu around 4.30 the paramapada vasal gates are opened. In the 3rd prakaram Sri Manavala Mamuni and Swami Desikan followed perumal with lot of bhakthas to mandapam, where thiruvaimozhi sevakalam and satrumurai took place in gran manner. Later Azhwar Mariyathai was done and asthanam at mandapam. Thousands of bhagavathas near by villages took part in the vaikunda ekadasi utsavam and got the blessings of Divya Dampathis.
The following are the photos taken during the Utsavam:
Courtesy: Sri Rajagopalan TSR