This morning, 14th of June 2012, Thiruther festival for Sri Sowmya Damodara Perumal at Villivakkam was witnessed by hundreds of devotees. Some of the photos taken during the event can be viewed below
Photos: Thanks to Vijay Srinivas and Sathya Srinivasan, West Mambalam
About the temple: Sri Amirthavalli Nayaka samathe Sri Sowmya Damodara Perumal – is located at Konnur now popularly known as Villivakkam.
The temple is said to be 650 years old. It is sorrounded by nangu maada veedhi, Sannidhi street, East Maada street, North Maada street and South Maada street. The Thiruveedhi is exactly 1.4 km from naalu kaal mandapam and chinna maada veedhi is 0.4 km.
All Azhvar Acharya utsavams are held at this temple and 30 to 40 people participate in Arulicheyal Kainkaryam. Perumal Thirunakshtram is sravanam. Vaikasi sravanam Brahmotsavam and other utsavams like sadha kalasa thirumanjanam, Pavithra Utsavam, Vasantostsavam, Dhavana Utsavam, Thayaar Thota Utsavam, Thirupaavadai Utsavam, ThepaUtsavam, Panchaparuva purapaadu, Azhvar Aacharya satrumarai purapadu are being held in this temple.