Thirunakshatram of Srimad Athivan Satakopa Yatindra Mahadesikan
Today 3-10-2011, Purattasi Kettai, 1st Pattam Srimad Athivan Satakopa Yatindra Mahadesikan’s Thirunakshatram was celebrated at Ahobila mutt.
Initiated into Sanyasashrama by Lord Lakshminrisimha. The title “Athi” stannds for Athipiran of Azhvar Thirunagari. The title “Van Satakopan” stands for Namazhhvar. This Azhagiya Singar rescued and revived Azhvar Thirunagari temple and brought Azhvar dhivya mangala vigraham back to the temple. This is the occassion when Lord Athipiran referred to Nammazhvar with the “Nam” prefix. From this day forward the Azhvar became known as Nammazhvar.
Among the many kainkaryams performed by Srimad Athivan Satakopan are (i) Swami Sri Desikan sannidi and Raja Gopuram for Thirunarayanapuram temple, (ii) Steps for Thirumalai, (iii) 100 pillar hall at Kanchipuram, (iv) repair Sri Rangam wall, (v) Dasavathran Sannidi with Sannidi for Thirumangai Azhvar, and (vi) Swami Sri Desikan Sannidi opposite to Ranga Nachchiyar sannidi at Sri Rangam.
This Azhagiya Singar initiated Sri Manavala Mamunigal into Sanyasaasramam.
Birth date:Chithrarti Varusham, Purattasi, Kettai, Shukla Paksha Pancami (Sep 1379) Sanyasaasramam:Bhahudhanya varusham, Purattasi, Shukla Paksha Pancami (Sep 1398) Paramapatham:Bhahudhanya varusham, Chittrai, Krishna Paksha Ekadasi (Apr 1458) Nirvaham:59 years, 7 months
Brindavanam:Thirukalyana Theeram, Thirunarayanapuram
source : ahobilamutt.org