Villivakkam Sowmya Damodara Perumal Vaikasi Brahmotsavam commences in grand manner at Villivakkam Chennai. On 19th May 2014 evening Angurarpanam and Senai Mudaliar Thiruveedhi Purappadu took place at villivakkam. On 20 May 2014, Jaya Vaikasi Thiruvonam. On the day 1 morning the utsavam commences with Dwajarohanam as per the Vaikanasa Agamam and Perumal Thiruveedhi Purappadu in Kedayam, where in Temple Entrance ‘Nalukal” Mandapam Divya Prabandha Kosthi Thodakam. Later Thiruvandhikaapu kandarulala after returning from Thiruveedhi Purappadu. Near By kannadi arai Perumal Naivethyam kandarulal , then prasada Viniyogam to Divya prabhanda goshti and sevarthies.
In the Evening , around 6.30 pm Perumal Purapaddu in “Silverr” Tholukiniyan and then conducted “Oyali” Sevai. After that Perumal Purappadu took place in “Simha Vahanam” in Vahana Mandapam at around 8.00 pm. Firstly Divya Prabanda Gosthi Thodakam. After that Perumal Thiruveedhi Ezhundarulal. Then after Perumal return to Temple Divya Prabanda Gosthi Sattrumurai is performed and in the end “Kumbakaarathi is conducted then perumal Vahana Mandapam Ezhundarulal. In Vahana Mandapam ‘Perumal” purappadu in Silvar Tholukiniyan and then “Palliarai” Ezhundarulal. Lot of Bhaagavathas took part in the day 1 of the Brahmotsavam and got the blessings of Divyadampatis
These are some of the photos taken during the occasion…
Brahmotsavam Day 1 : Morning Dvajarohanam & Purappadu in Kedayam
Brahmotsavam Day 1 : Evening Simha vahanam
Photography : Sri Uppili Srinivasan