Thirumangai Azhwar Thirunakshatra Utsavam was celebrated in a grand manner at Srirangam Dasavathara Sannidhi. On November 26th 2015, Thirumangai Azhwar had Vishesha Thirumanjanam followed by Thiruveethi Purappadu and had mangalasasanam at Thirukuralappan Sannidhi. Grand satrumurai and sevakalam took place with arulicheyal and Parayana Ghosti. Many Bakthas participated and received the blessings of Thirumangai Azhwar.
The last of the Azhwars Tirumangai Azhwar took avatharam at Tirukuraiyalur as an amsam of Perumal’s Sarngam (bow) in the Tamil month of Karthikai under the constellation Kritthika on a Pournami (full moon) day. He was named Neelan by His parents. His father Aali nadar was a general in the army of a chozha king and His mother was Vallithiru. He had a sharp intellect and mastered whatever was taught. So He was adept in Tamil, Sanskrit and in warfare.
To know more about Thirumangai Azhwar please visit: Guru Parampara Series – ThirumangaiAzhwar
The following are the photos taken during the Utsavam:
Courtesy: Sri Srinivasan