The Brahmotsavam of Sri Vaidhiya Veeraragava Swamy at Thiruvallur is being held from April 26 and concludes on May 5, 2012. On April 26 Dwaja Aarohanam was done and yesterday 27th of April it was Garudasevai.
Lord Veeraraghavan of Tiruvallur enjoys Garuda sevai 4 times in a calender year.Chaitra brahmothsavam, Thai Brahmothsavam , Ani swathy Periyazvar Thirunakshatram & Adi pooradam Alavandar thirunakshatram cum Gajendra moksham.On 3rd day of both the brahmothsavam a pair of New Umbrellas are offered to Lord Veeraraghavan.
Located about 50kms from Madras on the Madras-Arakkonam rail route is Veera Raghava Perumal koil in Thiru Evvalur (now Thiruvellur).
Moolavar : Veera Raghavan Bhujanga Sayanam East Facing
Goddess : Kanakavalli
Azhvaar : 12 Paasurams – Thirumangai 1058-67, 2674 , Thiru Mazhisai 2417
Temple Timing : 630am-12noon, 4pm-8pm
Festivals : 9 day Brahmotsavam in the Tamil calendar month of Thai(Jan-Feb). The Lord visits Eekadu Village about 5kms from the temple each day of the brahmotsavam in a separate vaahanam.
How to reach Thiruvellur
By train- One can take the suburban train from Madras- Thiruvellur
By bus- There are direct town buses between Madras and Thiruvellur
One can also take the Tirupathi bound buses to reach Thiruvellur.
The Divya Desam is a 5 min walk from the Thiruvellur bus stand
Some of the Videos taken during the Utsavam can be viewed below:
Day 2- Suryaprabai
Videos Thanks to: Thiru Nanda Pathangi Swmai