As part of the ongoing Karthiga Brahmotsavam at Thiruchanoor Sri Padmavathi Thayar Sannidhi, Day 3 utsavam was celebrated well with purappadu for Thayar on Muthu Pallakku Vahanam and Simha Vahanam today (December 1, 2013). The morning purappadu for Thayar on Muthu Pallakku Vahanam around the Mada Streets took place between 8 am and 10 am. In the evening, purappadu on Simha Vahanam took place between 8 pm and 10 pm. Several devotees participated in the utsavam to get Thayar’s anugraham.
On November 30, 2013, Dwajarohanam took place in the morning. On November 28, 2013, Ankurarpanam and Senadhipati (Vishvaksenar) Utsavam took place in the evening. The 9-day utsavam will conclude on December 7, 2013. Some of the important utsavams are Garuda Sevai on December 4, 2013; Rathotsavam on December 6, 2013: and Panchami Theertham on December 7, 2013. On the concluding day, the Padmasarovaram, the temple tank in the abode of Goddess Padmavati, turns into a sea of devotees with tens of thousands of pilgrims hailing from across the country participating in Panchami Theertham. The religious occasion of Panchami Theertham marks the auspicious birth day and celebration of the manifestation of Sri Padmavati Devi in a Golden Lotus in Padma Sarovaram on Sukla Panchami of Karthiga month.
For detailed pathrigai, please visit Thiruchanoor Sri Padmavathi Thayar Karthiga Brahmotsavam
For previous day’s utsavam, please visit the following links:
- Thiruchanoor Sri Padmavathi Thayar Karthiga Brahmotsavam: Day 2
- Thiruchanoor Sri Padmavathi Thayar Karthiga Brahmotsavam: Dwajarohanam
- Thiruchanoor Sri Padmavathi Thayar Karthiga Brahmotsavam Commences
The following are some of the photographs and videos taken during the utsavam…
Photo Courtesy: Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams and Sri Rengarajan Ravi; Video Courtesy: Sri Veeraraghavan