Today October 24, 2013; Vijaya Varusha Aippasi Mrigashirsham, Theerthavari took place for Swami Desikan as part of Swami Desikan Avathara Utsavam at Oppiliappan Kovil, Kumbakonam. In the morning, Swami Desikan had purappadu on pallakku till Kaveri karai where Theerthavari took place with various thirumanjana dravyams. Thereafter, Swami Desikan had a dip in the holy river followed by alankaram and return to asthanam.
Swami Desikan as part of Swami Desikan Avathara Utsavam is being celebrated for 10 days between October 15th and 25th, 2013 at Sri Venkatachalapathy Perumal Temple, Oppiliappan Kovil, Kumbakonam. During this time, there will be separate purappadu for Swami Desikan every evening.
For earlier days’ utsavam, please visit Swami Desikan Avathara Utsavam at Sri Oppiliappan Kovil: Day 2
For detailed pathrigai (invitation) for the utsavam, please visit Purattasi Brahmotsavam And Swami Desikan Avathara Utsavam at Sri Oppiliappan Kovil
Earlier, the Annual Brahmotsavam (Purattasi Peruvizha) for Sri Bhoomi Devi Sametha Sri Oppiliappan was celebrated for 10 days till October 14th, 2013. For detailed coverage, please visit http://anudinam.org/tag/sri-oppiliappan-thirukkoil/
The following are some of the photographs taken earlier today morning…