Yearly Birth Centenary Celebration of the Abhimana-puthra of Kanchipuram Sri Perundevi Thayar and Sri Varadharaja Perumal, Koti Kannikadhaana Sri Lakshmi Kumara Thatha Desikan was celebrated in a grand manner at Kanchi Sri Devarajaswami Temple. Karthigai Anusham is the Thirunakshatram of ‘Koti Kannikadhaana’ Sri Lakshmi Kumara ThathaDesikan. On December 10th 2015, being Anusham, in the morning Special (visesha) thirumanjanam took place for Sri Lakshmi Kumara Thatha Desikan vigraham at Kanchipuram Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple. Later Sri Devaperumal comes out of thirumalai alomg with Ubhaya Nachiyars, then Sri Perundevi Thayar joins the purappadu and Ezhundarulal at Sri Laksmi Kumara Thatha Desikan Sannadhi. Sri Devaperumal gave Scintillating Darshan in Vajrangi Sevai with Sri Perundevi Thayar during purappadu.
He is an important aacharya purusha for the Ubhayakalaiyars existing in both Pancharathra and Munithraya Sampradhayams. It is he, who has driven away all the forces of Delhi Sultanate away from the South India with the help of the Vijayanagar Army and saved many temples from the invasions. He comes in the direct Paternal Lineage and Aacharya Parampara of Sriman Nathamunigal, Sri Alavandhar and Sri Kurugesar. He was the Foster-son of Aacharya Sri Pancha Matha Banjana Thatha Desikan the prime aacharya common for both Srimath Andavan Ashramams.
To know more about Sri Lakshmi Kumara Thatha Desikan Thirunakshatram please visit: http://anudinam.org/2012/12/12/sri-lakshmi-kumara-thatha-desika-thirunakshatram/
The following are the photos taken during the occasion:
Courtesy: Sri Elangadu Ranganatha Chakravarthy