Today Vijaya Aippasi Ashwini, October 19th 2013, morning at 7.00 a.m. Swami Desikan’s ThiruTher utsavam took place. After the appropriate sankalpams the beautifully decorated chariot left the premises of Swami Desikan temple belonging to Srimadh Andavan Ashramam on Chitra Veedhi. Tiru Ther proceeded on North Chitra Street. It turned right and stopped infront of North Gate entrance of Thayar Sannidhi. Taking left the TiruTher made a pradakshinam of Uthra Veedhi, stopping wherever offerings were made. Swami Desikan stopped to give Divya katakasha to the vidyarthis of Srimadh Andavan Patashala and at Sri Ahobila Muth where special garland and Maryadhai was offered to Kavitarkika Simham. The Tiru Ther completed the circumbulation of Uthra veedhi and then Swami Desikan blessed the residents of Chitra Veedhi. The TiruTher came back to Asthanam after which Satrumurai, Theertham, Sri Sathari and Prasada viniyogam took place yatha kramam. The Thiru Ther is beautifully sculpted and Swami Desikan’s Darshanam on the swing can be had very nicely. This is part of Swami Desikan’s Tirunakshatra Mahotsavam which started on Sravanam 13.10.2013. The purappadu that day on Tholllukuiniyan was at 5.30 p.m. 14.10.2013 Purappadu was on Hamsa Vahanam. 15.10.2013 was Venaithazhi Tirukolam for Swami Desikan. 16.10.2013 was Aswa (Kudhirai) Vahanam.17.10.2013 saw Swami Desikan in Nachiyar Tirukolam.18.10.2013 was Gaja (yanai) Vahanam. nToday was Tiru Ther. Evening 5.30 p.m. Swami will go in purappadu in othai (single) prabhai.There will be Periya Sattrumurai at 7.00 p.m. 20.10.2013 will be Iyarpa Satrumurai and Swami Desikan will have Purappadu in Pushpa Palakku at 7.00p.m. 21st, 22nd and 23rd October there will be Vidayathri Dolai at the Asthanam. Those who happen to be in and around SriRangam should offer their Anjalis to Swami Desikan and be blessed.
Courtesy : Vyjayanthi and Sundararajan