Swami Desikan Thirunakshatram Utsavam is scheduled to be celebrated in a grand manner at Sathyagalam on November 10, 2103, Sunday. The Thirunakshathram celebrations include Avabratha Thula Snanam at the Cauvery river at 9:30 in the morning. The Utsava Murthy of Sri Vedantha Desikar will be taken in procession to the River accompanied by HH Sri Sri Abhinava Vaageesha Brahmatanthra Swatanthra Parakala Mutt Jeeyar, who will take part in the holy snaanam and celebrations. Significantly, this year, the celebrations coincide with Sravana nakshatram.
For previous year’s utsavam coverage, please visit Swami Desikan Utsavam at Sathyagalam
The following is the detailed utsavam pathrigai…
Courtesy: Sri Lakshminarasimhan Sridhar
About the Temple:
The presiding lord of Sathyagalam temple is Sri Varadharajar πerumal and his consort Perundevi thayar. When Srirangam was being attacked by Muslims, Swami Desikan moved along the Kaveri river and settled down at Sathyagalam for almost 12 years. Swami Desikan has written several books during His stay here.
Sathyagalam is about 125 km from Bangalore on Kollegal route. After reaching Maddur on the Bangalore Mysore highway one must take a left turn towards Kollegal when travelling from Bangalore. Buses towards Kollegal pass through Satyagalam. The temple is close to Sathyagalam Hand Post. Nearest Railway station is Maddur on Bangalore-Mysore route and Nearest Airport is Bangalore.