On 26.04.2014, Jaya Chitrai Poorathathi was Day-8 of NamPerumal’s Virupann Tirunal. At 6.30p.m. He left Ranga Vilas Mandapam in Purappadu on the golden Kudhirai vahanam.SriRangamvasis were happy that their Perumal was in Ranga Vilas mandapam for the day as this was familiar territory and they could get theertham and SriSathari and gaze at their favourite for a long time. NamPerumal in the mandapam was simply attired with minimal jewellery and seemed to be relaxing before the evening expedition on the golden horse. As He came along the Chitra streets preceeded by the Arulicheyal goshti, chanting Azhwars Srisookthis and the Nadhaswara goshti producing melodies and followed by the Veda Parayana goshti and accompanied by devotees the procession moved on Chitra Veedhi steadily.As the procession reaches East Chitra Street the horse spotted the beautifully decorated chariot(Ther) and went berserk.The pace fastened and the horse with NamPerumal ran at a great t speed towards the chariot in a straight and in a zig-zag fashion(Kona Vayali) .. NamPerumal controlied and steadied the horse and the procession proceeded to the Kanadi Arai in the temple.SriRangam is filled with villagers from the surrounding villages. Annadhanam is on all around and different groups are providing hot meals and drinking water to the visiting pilgrims.
For Konavayali Video Taken During a month back during Adhi Brahmotsavam
To view Konavayali Video Taken few days back during Adhi Brahmotsavam
Write-up by Smt Vyjayanthi Rajan