Thiruadhyayana Utsavam commences in grand manner on 22nd December 2014 at Sri Ranganathaswami Temple, Srirangam. During the pagal pathu utsavam Sri Namperumal Purappadu took place to Arjuna Mandapam and asthanam . On the 31st December 2014, is the 10th day of Pagal pathu utsavam, Around 5.30 p.m Sri Namperumal purappadu took place to Garudan Sannadhi, there mariyathai for Azhwar and acharyas took place in grand manner. Namperumal dresses up in Thayar’s clothes and dons all Her ornaments including Thirumangalyam. The white silk saree with red zari border, the Thiruvadis adorned with thick golden anklets resting on jasmine rolls, chains reaching the feet, corals, and emeralds and diamonds vying with one another to adorn the Protector. Bangle filled arms, the right hand holding the lotus with a golden parrot perched on it. diamond ear-rings held by diamond maatal, head ornaments, Andal kondai decorated with pearls. The back (pin-Azhaghu ) is more beautiful than the front. A long braid hangs nonchalantly adorned with a gem studded rakodi and golden braid ornament, interspersed with beautiful flowers and Kizhi (Parrot) in the sides of the flower garland Seated on a bolster the hip ornaments are prominently visible. Yes everything in the dress is perfect but the eyes betray the Truth as He is not able to capture the karuna kataksham of our ever merciful Ranga Nachiyar. Tomorrow is the big day Vaikunta ekadashi and the start of Iraapathu utsavam.
The following are some of the photos taken during the occasion…
Namperumal Purappadu Comes out of AryaPadal Vaasal
Azwhar Acharyas arrives Aryapadal vaasal to welcome Sri Namperumal.
Namperumal Purappadu Near Thirukottaram towards Thayar sannadhi with Veda Goshti
Namperumal Purappadu in Manalveli Back to Moolasthanam