The Thirunatchatra mahotsavam of 4th Ahobilamutt jeear swamigal is going to be celebrated on Marghazhi 4th i.e December 20th 2011 near singarkudi at pondicherry. All are requested to attend the function to get Sripa thirtham and blessings of the jeear. For further details please contact the committee members of Sri Maalola kainkarya sabha at 102 Nidarajaappa iyer st, Pondicherry – 605001 phone no0413-2330318, 2252129, 9842318335, 9442294668, 9488084365.
About 4th Pattam Azhagiyasingar:
Birth date : Margazhi month, Chittirai Star Sanyasaasramam : Krodhi Year, Thai month (Jan 1485)
Paramapatham : PramADhIsa Year, Chittirai month, KrishnaPaksha Chaturthi ( April 1493)
Nirvaham : 8 years, 3 months Brindavanam : Sri Singar Koil
He did sancharam from Srimushnam to all North Indian Divya Desams and finally settled near Sri SingarKoil to give Ubhaya Vedanta Grantha discourses to disciples. During his last days, he was worried about the next Madathipathi (Mutt head) after him. Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha himself appeared in his dreams to direct him to the next head of the Mutt.
About the Place:
Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple – Singarkudi koil
Singarkudi Koil is located in Tamil Nadu in Cuddalore District and get its name from the presiding deity, Lord Narasimha. It was also referred as Abhisupakkam ( now rendered as Abhishekapakkam ). This place is located 6 kms away from Pondicherry on Pondy – Cuddalore Bus Route.
Narasimha Vana Mahatmiyam and Markandeya Purana narrated the legend of this place. The sanctum sanctorum reveals a stunning form of Lord Narasimha with sixteen hands. It is believed that one is relieved from all sins and ills, if one has a darSan of this awesome and gracious form of Lord Narasimha.
The ancient name of this place is Krishnaranya Kshetram though people know it popularly as Singarkoil. The Divine Consort is named Sri Kanakavalli Thayar.
Vimanam is Paavana Vimanam. The five teertams are: Jamadagni teertam, Indra teertam, Bhargava teertam, Vaamana teertam and Garuda teertam.
In each one of the sixteen hands either an action or a gesture is shown or a weapon is held in the following manner.
To the right : 1. Banner, 2. Sudarsana Disc set to motion, 3. Hand – Dagger, 4. Arrow, 5.Severing the demon’s head, 6.Knife, 7.Holding down Hiranyakasipu’s leg, 8. Tearing out Hiranyakasipu’s intestines.
To the left : 9. Holding up a garland of demon’s intestines, 10. Conch, 11. Shield, 12. Bow, 13. Mace, 14. Severed head, 15. Pressing down Hiranyakasipu’s head, 16. Tearing out Hiranyakasipu’s intestines.
Beneath the presiding deity the following figures are seen. To Lord Narasimha’s left is Nilavati, wife of Hiranya. To the right Prahalada, Sukran and Vasishta.Facing north are small figures of Yoga Narasimha and Bala Narasimha.
Aagamam is Vaikanasam. In Ayindai Stotra Malai, it is stated that Devanatha Perumal of Thiruvahindrapuram is manifest here as Narasimha. Thirumangai Alwar states that it is narasimha who reveals himself as Devanatha. There are separate sannadhis for Andal, Sriraman, Kanagavalli Thayar and Alwars.
1) Singarakudi near Pondicherry/Cuddalore,
2) Anthili near Thiru Kovilur,
3) Parikkal near Kedilam,
6) Singaraperumal Koil near Chengalpet
(8) Poovarasan kuppam