On the 7th of September 2013, by the niyamanam of Parakala mutt, the “Ramanuja Dayapathram thaniyan” utsavam was celebrated grandly at Melkote (Thirunarayanapuram). The utsavam marks the celebration of the thanian bestowed by Brahmatantra Swatantra Jeeyar on Swami Desikan. The Thirunakshatra Mahotsavam of the HH 44th Azhagiyasingar of Sri Ahobila Mutt (Mukkur Srimath Azhagiyasingar) was also conducted in the morning. Vidwad Sadas was conducted with the participation of many eminent scholars. The following events were conducted as a part of Mahotsavam celebrations.
- Morning celebration- Thirunakshatra Mahotsavam of Mukkur Srimath Azhagiyasingar in Ahobila Mutt
- Afternoon-02.00 to 05.00 pm Vidwad Sadas including the participation of eminent Scholars
- Evening around 05.30 pm- Perumal and SriBhashyakarar purappadu to Adivan Satagopa Swami Brindavan
- 06.30 pm-The celebration of Ramanuja Dayapathra Utsavam: Perumal and SriBhashyakarar purappadu to Desikan Sannidhi
For last year’s utsavam coverage, please visit http://anudinam.org/2012/08/24/ramanuja-dayapathram-mahotsavam-melkote/
Some of the photos taken during the utsavam this year can be viewed below.