On November 10, 2013; Vijaya Varusha Aippasi Thiruvonam, the Mudhal Azhwar, Poigai Azhwar’s Thirunakshatram Utsavam was celebrated in a grand manner at the Avathara Sthalam of the Azhwar, Thiruvekka Sri Yathokthakari Swamy Thirukkoil. The Thirunakshatram of Pillai Lokacharyar was also celebrated on the same day. In the morning, Thirumanjanam was performed for the Azhwar who came out of the mandapam in Pallakki. Pradakshinam was done around the temple and the Azhwar received Vastram and blessings (Shatari) from Sri Yathokthakari Perumal. During the Pradakshinam in the Garbhaalayam, Azhwar had the anugraham of Lord Rama (Ramar Shatari). Pillai Lokacharyar accompanied the Azhwar in the Pallakki
Poigai Azhwar Avathara Utsavam was celebrated at the temple for 10 days from November 1-10, 2013. Poigai Azhwar was the manifestation of Perumal’s Panchajanyam the divine Conch. Poigai is pond and Azhwar took avatharam in a sacred pond that is the pushkarni at Yathothkari temple in Kanchipuram. This Mudhal Azhwar composed Mudhal Thiruvanthathi a composition of 100 Pasurams in Anthathadi style (The last word of the first verse is the first word of the next verse).
Thiruvaimozhi Satrumarai was held after the Azhwar coming back after doing pradakshinam at Varadaraja Perumal Temple mada streets. At about 11 pm Thiruvaimozhi Satrumarai has took place at Thiruvekka Divya Desam on the last day of Poigai Azhwar Avataara Utsavam.
The following are some of the photographs taken earlier today morning…