On 4 October 2014; Jaya Varusha Purattasi Sravanam; The annual Swami Vedanta Desikan Thirunakshatra Utsavam Commenced in grand manner at Sri Vedanta Desikan sannadhi (Situated near Sri Koodal Azhagar Sannadhi), Madurai. Swami Desikan Utsavam is celebrated for 10 days until 13 October 2014, As part of the Swami Desikan Utsavam , Thirumanjanam is performed on everyday of the utsavam around 10.30 am and in the evening Naalayira divya Prabandha parayanam will take place around 5.30 pm. Thiruveedhi Purappadu for Swami Desikan also take place everyday, after the completion of Prabhanda Parayanam followed by Satrumurai at sannadhi around 8.30 to 9 00.pm.
On 6 September 2014, Day 3 of Swami desikan utsavam was conducted in grand manner with morning Thirumanjanam and evening Purappadu. Lot of Srivaishnavas had bhagyam of witnessing Swami Desikan Thirumanjanam and took part in the purappadu. The Periya Satrumurai is scheduled on the 10th day of the utsavam , which falls on the 13th October 2014. On that day a large number of Bhaagavathas visit the temple to get the blessings of Sri Hayagreevar and Swami Desikan. Lot of astikas took part in the day 3 of Swami Desikan Thirunakshatra Utsavam and had the blessings of Acharya.
The following are some of the photos taken during the occasion…
Day 3 of Swami Desikan Utsavam Morning : Thirumanjanam
Day 3 of Swami Desikan Utsavam : Evening Purappadu
Photography : Sri Jagannathan R