On, December 5, 2014; Jaya Varusha Karthikai karthikai; Thirumangai Azhwar Thirunakshatra Utsavam was celebrated grandly at Sri Devarajaswami Temple, Kanchipuram. On this occasion, in the evening around 5.30 p.m Sri Devaperumal comes out of thirumalai with Ubhaya Nachiyars and goes for Thiruveedhi Purappadu to Thiruvadi kovil and returns backs to temple. Around 6.00 p.m Sri Perundhevi Thayar joins with Sri Devaperumal purappadu goes via Sri Azhwar Prakaram to Sri Udayavar Sannadhi and asthanam. There goshti parayanam, Darshana thamboolam and Mariyathai for Sri Thirumangai Azhwar. Later Thiruvaradhanam is performed for Perumal and Thayar. Again Mariyathai given for thirumangai Azhwar followed by grand Satrumurai with Sri Satari and Theertha Prasadam for Goshti.
Around 7.30 p.m Sri Devaperumal, Perundhevi Thayar, Sri Kaliyan from Udayavar sannadhi goes to Thayar Sannadhi (Ezhundharulal) Sri Devaperumal goes back to thirumalai. Sri Thirumangai Azhwar last Maryathai in the 10th step( 10padi) of thirumalaiSri Perumal Sannadhikku Ezhundarulal and Thirumangai Azhwar goes back to Azhwar sannadhi. Lot of astikas took part in the Thirumangai Azhwar Thirunakshatra Utsavam and had the blessings of Azhwar and Divyadampatis.
The following are some of the photos taken during the occasion
Photography : Sri Elangadu Ranganathan Chakravarthy