Thiruvaadipoora Utsavam was celebrated grandly yesterday, 9th of August 2013, at Thirukadalmallai divya desam near Mahabalipuram.
This Divya desam is situated 40 Kms away from Chennai and 7 miles from Thiruvidanthai. Moolavar and Thaayar: The Perumal found in this sthalam is Sri Sthala Sayana Perumal. He is found in Kidantha kolam in bhujanga sayanam (sleeping) and facing his thirumugham towards East direction along the sea. On the right hand side on his heart, Gnana Upadesh known as “Gnana Tamiz Purintha Naan” is found. The Moolavar is Thiru Vala Vendhai Varaaga Moorthy on west part of Kalangarai Vilakkam (light house) near the Cave Temple. Utsavar – Sthala Sayana Perumal (Ula Kuyya Nindraan). The Thaayar of this sthalam is Sri Nila Mangai Thayaar. She is found in a seperate sannadhi.
Some of the photos taken yesterday during Thiruvaadipooram can be viewed below:
Detailed Sthala puranam of this temple: