The Annual Brahmotsavam (Purattasi Peruvizha) for Sri Bhoomi Devi Sametha Sri Oppiliappan is being celebrated grandly at Sri Oppliappan Koil in Kumbakkonam, the 10 day Brahmotsavam commenced on the 4th of October and concludes on the 14th of October 2013. Detailed Brahmotsava Pathrigai can be read from: Purattasi Brahmotsavam And Swami Desikan Avathara Utsavam at Sri Oppiliappan Kovil
Yesterday evening, October 8th 2013, Sri Bhoomi Devi thayar blessed the devotees from Hamsa Vahanam and Sri Oppiliappan blessed the devotees from Garua Vahanam and today morning Purappaadu was done around the maada veethi in Velli pallaku
Some of the photos taken during Perumal in Garuda Vahanam and Thayar in Hamsa Vahanam yesterday evening and today morning in Velli Pallaku can be viewed below. Due to Power cut in the evenings everyday, purappadu takes place in the dark, with some generator driven tube-lights.