On 23 April 2014,Jaya Chitrai Sravanam(23.04.2014) there was Tirumanjanam for Hayagriva, Andal and Swami Desikan at Poundarikapuram Swami Desikan Sannidhi situated on East Utthira Veedhi. The tirumanjanam was started at 3.30p.m. and was conducted yatha-vidhi to the chanting of panchasukthams followed by Periazhwar’s” Neeratal”and ghatiam. After alankaram Perumal, Thayar and Swami Desikan were brought to the main mandapam and Tiruaradhanam was done. Meanwhile chanting of Divya prabhandham. Desika prabhandham was going on. This was the 59th round of chanting which is done every Tiruvonam. After this purappadu for Swami Desikan happened within the temple premises itself. Usually Swami Desikan purappadu happens on the 4 Utthira veedhis every Sravanam ,but since NamPerumal’s Chitra Tirunal is on no other purappadu takes place in SriRangam. Pillayanthathi was chanted and then Satrumurai happened followed by Theertham, SriSathari and prasad viniyogam(Pulihore and Kesari)took place. “Jaya Jaya Desika! Nighamantha Mahadesika!
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