On, 28 February 2015, Jaya Varusha Masi Thiruvadhirai ; Is the day 8 of Namperumal Boopathi Thirunal Utsavam at Srirangam, In the evening Thiruveedhi Purappadu to Theppakulam situated on Melur Road. As we waited at the corner of East Chitra Veedhi the elephant Andal was spotted at about 5.00p,m. With ears swinging on both sides it made everyone alert ,then the two umbrellas were spotted and then the Silver Prabhai with NamPerumal and two Nachimars. As the procession moved closer the visibilty grew better. Dandavath pranams were offered by bhakthas and everyone gasped on seeing the beauty of sakshath Manmatha Manmathan in Pandian kondai, Vimana padhakam and other accessories. The Nachimars had side kondai like Andal and jada alankaram on the long braid.They wore check silk pavadais. The Trio stopped on the way to accept ubhayams offered by devotees and reached Theppakula Asthana Mandapam by 5.30p.m. On 1st March 2015, Theerthavari for Sri Satari took place at theppakulam followed by Pandhkaachi purappadu to temple. Lot of astikas took part in the theppotsavam and had the blessings of Sri Namperumal.
The following are some of the photos taken during the occasion…
Day 8 : Theppam
Day 9 Pandhakaachi
Video By: Sri Sundararajan