With the grace of Sri Mukkur LakshmiNarasimachar swamy’s (Sri Swamy) sankalpam, and with the blessings of Sri Mattapallinathan, Sri Yagna Murthy, Sri Nammazhwar and Sri Madurakavi Azhwar, Kanninun Sirutthaambu Japam was started on the 17th of August at Mattapalli Kshetram. This recitation is planned to take place every day until the 18th of September 2013. During this period, the recitation is planned to take place at Mattapalli, Kaakinada and in Chennai. Overall, 12,000 times recitation of Kanninun Sirutthaambu is planned, with each day recitation of 128 times in these places.
On Day 17 (3rd September 2013) the third thousand part of the Japam commenced starting with Kalasa Prathishtai. Kalasa Prathishtai was performed by fetching water from Krishna river in 10 kalasams, taking them through the temple chanting pancha-sookthams, getting the Blessings of Sri Mattapallinathan in the cave, going around (pradakshinam) two times around the YagnaVatica mandapam and then placing them in the mandapam for the Japam. Aavaahanam was then performed for the 10 kalasams – nine kalasams for the nine padams of Nrusimha Manthram (Ugram, Veeram, Mahaavishnum, Jwalantham, Sarvathomukham, Nrusimham, Beeshanam, Badram and Mruthyumruthyum) – Tenth kalasam (Pradhana kalasam) for Mahaavishnum and Badram. 128 aavarthis of Kanninun Sirutthaambu chanting was done as a part of the Akshramaala in Yagna Manthra Japam. At the end of the Japam chanted Thiruvoimozhi 5-1-1 to 5-5-11.
For earlier days’ coverage, please visit the following links:
- Recitation of Kanninun Siruthambu 12,000 Times at Mattapalli
- Recitation of Kanninun Siruthambu 12,000 Times at Mattapalli: Days 9 to 16
These are some of the photos taken during the occasion.
Photo Courtesy : Sri Vedantham Veeraraghavan,Sri Vyjyanthi and Sundararajan