Thirunarayanapuram (Melkote) Thai Masam Utsavams

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Thai Punarvasu is one of the most important utsavams in Melkote. That was the day when Udayavar unearthed the Thiruvigraham of Swami ThirunArAyanan, the presiding deity of of ThirunArAyanapuram, also known as Melkote. During that utsavam, SwAmi Udayavar will be wearing white coloured vastram before changing to saffron, thereby enacting the happenings which were the results of kirimi kanda ChOzhan’s onslaught on Srivaishnavas 900 years ago. Thai Punarvasu comes on 26th January 2013, a convenient day for people in India. All Srivaishnavas must attend the Utsavam if possible.

The following are some of the Utsavams occurring during Thai Masam (14-1-2013 to 12-2-2012) at Melkote (Thirunarayanapuram):
  • 14-1-2013  Morning at Sri Yoga Narasimha Sannidhi & evening at Thayar Sannidhi “Thiruvoimozi” Shatrumorai
  • 15-1-2013  Angamani Utsavam – morning Selvapillai with Ubhya Nachimar utsavam to Kalyani – Night Nadai Phavdai Utsvam at Angamani Mantapam – Selvapillai Kudurai Vahanam – Utsavm to Paravattai Mantapam
  • 15-1-2013  Evening “Ullum Thallum” utsavam.
  • 26-1-2013   Punarvasu Utsavam – Emberumanar Utsavam to Kalyani – Evening Udayavar utsavam to Thirunarayanar Mangalashasanam – Orunayakam Shatarumorai – Night Gadya Thraya Parayanam, Shatrumori – Udayavar returning to asthanam utsvam
For details about this thirukkoil, please visit http://anudinam.org/2012/03/23/thirunarayanapuram-melkote/
Courtesy: Sri Mathre Rangarajan and Sri Panardasan
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