Swami Desikan Thirunakshathram was celebrated in a grand manner in Srivilliputtur on 4th October 2014. On this auspicious occasion, Special Dasavathara Haram was dedicated to Shri Swami Desikan by K.S.Thirumalai Iyengar and family, Chennai.Shri Swami Desikan did Mangalasasanam to Sri Andal and Sri Rangamannar at Sri Andal temple( Nachiyar Kovil) and Arayar Sevai. Goshti was conducted with lot of srivaishnava participation. Later Sri Swami Desikan did Mangalasasanam to Periya Perumal Sri Vadapathra Sayee which was followed by Sri Periyazhvar Mangalasasanam by Sri Swami Desiskan. The event was witnessed by many Bhakthas.
The festivities to celebrate Shri Swami Desikan Thirunakshathram continued on October 5th with Dolai for Shri Swami Desikan. The next 10 days will see Dolai performed for Shri Swami sponsored by various families from Srivilliputtur. In Srivilliputhur Swami Desikan Thirunakshatra utsavam is celebrated as 20 days utsavam , 10 days before Thiruvonam and 10 days following Thiruvonam. its something similiar to Garbothsavam and Jananothsavam to Sri Ramachandra murthy. The first 10 days of Swami desikan utsavam is celebrated in the morning and the next 10 days are after Thiruvonam will take place after Aravanai sevai of Thayar Sri Aandal in the night
The following are some of the photos taken during the occasion..
Photography : Sri Rengarajan & Parthasarathy