Today 3rd of August 2013, Vijaya Aadi Mrigasheersham Dwadasi, HH 46th Srimadh Azhagiyasingar is on Day 13 of Chathrurmasya Sankalpam.
Mrigasheersham is the nakshatram of Thillaisthanam Swami whose Brindavanam is at Dasavathara Sannidhi. Masa Thirumanajanam was done at Swami’s Brindavanam by aradhakar swami of Dasavatharan Sannidhi. Thillaisthanam Swami took avatharam in Aipassi Mrigasheersham (November 28th 1871). He entered Sanyasa ashrama on 30th September 1914. He assumed the name “Sri Sathakopa Ramanuja Mahadesikan.” He was an independent sanyasi promoting Sri Ahobila Mutt. He stayed for a long time at SriPrasanna Krishnaswami Temple in Bangalore, organised the procedure of worship in the temple and started ‘Poorvacharya Kainkarya Sabha’. Prior to this, Swami served Sri Ahobla Mutt in various capacities. Swami attained Paramapadham at Sri Rangam on May 4th 1956.Those who want to offer their dandavat pranams should ask to be guided to Swami’s Brindavanam since it is away from 41st, 44th and the yet to come 45th Srimadh Azhagiasingars’ Brindavanams.
Today being Dwadashi there was Ghataka parayanam. Both Abhigamanam and Ijyai were finished in the morning itself and was followed by Aradhanam by Srimadh Azhagiyasingar to all 45 padhukas. This was followed by Mangala Harathi, theertham, Srishatari and Padhuka Theertham which HH gave seated on the swarnasimhasanam. A devotee offered a belt of gold (odiyanam) to Sri Andal. This was displayed to the gathering by Srikaryam Swami of Ahobila Mutt – U.Ve Devanarvilagam Parithipattu Vangeepuram Dr. S.Padmanabhacharyar. Today there were more than 500 devotees and was well organized. Paranai followed. The Madapalli kainkaryaparas desreve a special mention for managing well inspite of the water scarcity in SriRangam.
The following are the photographs and videos taken today
At Mukur Azhagiyasingar Brindavanam
Thillaisthanam Swami Brindavanam
Courtesy: Vyjayanthi and Sundararajan