Today, January 11, 2014; Vijaya Varusha Margazhi Karthigai, being Vaikunta Ekadasi, Sri Srinivasa Perumal had purappadu on Garuda azhwar followed by Swami Desikan in Pallakku at Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Sriperumbudur. Several devotees participated in the utsavam and received the blessings of the Divya Dampathis.
Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple or Swami Desikan Sannidhi, Sriperumbudur is housed in the Thirumaligai of Sri Thirumalai Nambi. The annual visit of Thiruvallur Sri Veeraraghava Perumal to this temple took place until 1948. After a hiatus 55 years, this was revived by HH 45th Srimath Azhagiyasingar of Sri Ahobila Mutt, Sri Lakshmi Nrisimha Divya Paduka Sevaka Srivan Sathakopa Sri Narayana Yatindra Mahadesikan, in 2003. HH decreed and facilitated the annual visit of Thiruvallur Sri Veeraraghava Perumal to the Sannidhi during the Thirunakshatra celebrations of Swami Desikan. For previous utsavams at this temple, please visit http://anudinam.org/tag/sriperumbudur-swami-desikan-sannidhi/
The following are some of the photographs taken during the Vaikunta Ekadasi Garuda Sevai earlier today…
Photography by Sri Sridhar