The Thirunangur 11 Garuda Sevai Utsavam was celebrated in a grand manner between January 23 and 25, 2012.
In particular, on January 23, 2011, ThirumangaiAzhwar performed Mangalasasanam at abimanashtalams of Thirukuraiyalur and Thirumangaimadam; Divya Desams of Thirukaavalampadi, Thirumanikudam and Thiparththanpalli; SriRangam and Thirunaraiur Nambi. Thereafter, Thirumanjanam for Thirumangaizhawar took place in Manajakuli Mandapam in the afternoon. Azhwar also visited 6 other Thirunangur divyadesams for Mangalasasanam – Manimadakoil(Sri Narayanapermal), Vanpusoththaman, Vaikunthavinnagaram, Semponseikoil, Thiruthetriyambalam and Arimeyavinnagaram. At night Azhwar again went to Manimadakoil for Arthajamam.
On January 24, 2012, around 12 noon, at Thirunangur Sri Narayana Perumal Sannadhi, Manimadakkoil Temple, Thirumangai Azhwar performed mangalasaasanam to all 11 Thirunangur Emberumans. It may be noted that only ThirumangaiAzhwar has sung of these 11 Divya Desams (list given below).
Around 10.30 p.m. Thiruveedhi Purapadu took place whereby the 11 Thirunangur Emberumans in Garuda vahanam along with Thiurmangai Azhwar in Hamsa vahanam and Swami Manavala Mamunigal in Thoolikiniyan were present.
On January 25, 2012, Thirumangai Azhwar performed Mangalasasanam for Thiruvellakkulam (Sri Annan Perumal) (at around 3.30 pm), Thiruththevanarthogai (Sri Madhava Perumal), Thiruvali (Sri Lakshmi Narasimhar – Garudasevai) and Thirunagari (Sri Vayalali Manavalan – Garudasevai)
Note: The following are the 11 Thirunaangur Divya Desams:
- Arimeya Vinnagaram
- Manimaadakkoil (Narayanan)
- Vaikuntha Vinnagaram
- Thirudevanaar Togai