As part of the ongoing Swami Manavala Mamunigal Avatara Utsavam at Sri Parthasarathy Perumal temple, Thiruvallikeni, Chennai, Day 6 to 9 of the utsavam were celebrated between November 3 and 6, 2013. There was special alankaram and purappadu for Swami Manavala Mamunigal on various vahanams including Yanai Vahanam and Pushpa Pallakku.
Today November 6, 2013, which is the eve of the Acharyan’s Thirunakshatram, Swami Manavala Mamunigal had purappadu on Thollukku Iniyan in the morning and Pushpa Pallakku in the evening.
On November 5, 2013, Swami Manavala Mamunigal had purappadu on silver Yanai vahanam in the evening. On November 4, 2013, Annakoota Utsavam was celebrated at the temple and Sri Parthasarathy and Ubhaya Nachiyars had purappadu with the Acharyan in the evening. Sri Parthasarathy Perumal gave darsanam in mesmerising alankaram as Gosakan with a whip in one hand and the other hand resting. This is to celebrate the day when Sri Krishna lifted Govardana Giri to save Ayarpadi denizens from the wrath of Indra.
On November 3, 2013, being Amavasai, there was purappadu for Sri Parthasarathy Perumal and Ubhaya Nachiyars along with Swami Manavala Mamunigal. Several bhagavathas are participating in the purappadu to get the blessings of the Acharyan and Perumal.
For previous days’ utsavams, please visit the following links:
- Thiruvallikeni Sri Parthasarathy Perumal Deepavali Purappadu
- Thiruvallikeni Sri Parthasarathy Perumal Ekadasi Purappadu and Sri Manavala Mamunigal Utsavam: Day 2
- Swami Manavala Mamunigal Avatara Utsavam Commences at Thiruvallikeni
The following are some of the photographs and videos taken during Day 6 to 9 of the utsavam….
Day 9 (Thollukku Iniyan and Pushpa Pallakku)
Day 8 (Yanai Vahanam)
Day 7 (Annakoota Utsavam)
Day 3 (Hamsa Vahanam)
Photo Courtesy: Sri Kannan; Video Courtesy: Sri Kanakaraj Kumar