As part of the ongoing Pavithrotsavam at Sri Srinivasa Perumal, Perungalathur, today September 9th, 2013, is the Day 3 of the utsavam. Yesterday evening and today morning, Homam, Veda & Prabandha Payanam, Poornahuti and Satrumurai took place well.
Swami Desikan’s stotram comptetion for Kids was conducted by BhaktaPuri Veda Parayana Sabha, today. Kids who are versed in Hayagriver Strotram, Sri Stuthi, Kamasikasthakam, Sudarsana Ashtakam, Dasavathara Strotram participated in the competition. 32 Children’s participated and were divided into two groups of below eight years old and above eight years old. Sri Sundaravalli School – Asthana widwan Shri U.Ve VijayaRaghavachariar Swamy presided over the function as the chief guest and conducted Swamy Desikan’s Stotram competition.
Shri U.Ve Vijaya Raghava Chariar Swamy decided the winners among the children based on their ability to recall the stotrams, pronouciation, clarity and confidence. All The kids were provided with a participation certificate and gift writing material and Swamy Desikan’s Complete set of Stotram book.
The winners were gifted with Ramayana, Bhagwada Gita and Nalayara Divya Prabhanda Books. The BhaktaPuri Veda Parayana Sabha thanked all the participants and have also announced that a similar competition for kids will be held during Dhanur masam and the topics would be Andal’s Thiruppavai and Thondaradipodi azhwar’s thirupalliyezhuchi. The Sabha hopes this would encourage the children to learn and know about the Alwars and their Divyaprabhandam.
Srinivasa Perumal Mada Veedhi PuraPadu
Though it was raining very heavily from this afternoon and late evening. By Srinivasa Perumal’s grace there was a pause in the rain and Asthikas were able to proceed with Srinivasa Perumal Mada Veedhi Purapadu.
Later tonight homam and Thirumanjanam will be performed at Srinivasa Perumal Kovil and with this the Pavithrotsavam will conclude.
For previous days’ utsavam photographs, please visit the following links:
- Pavithrotsavam at Perungalathur Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple Commences
- Pavithrotsavam at Perungalathur Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple: Day 1
- Pavithrotsavam at Perungalathur Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple: Day 1 (Evening)
- Pavithrotsavam at Perungalathur Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple: Day 2 (Morning)
The following are some of the photographs and videos taken during the utsavam yesterday evening and today morning…
Day 2 Evening
Courtesy: Sri Sudarshan Seshadri