Thiruadhyayana Utsavam commenced with Pagal Pathu in a grand manner at Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple, Thiruvallikeni Divyadesam. Acharyan Nathamuni introduced festival of 10 days preceding the Vaikunda Ekadasi, known as Pagal pathu when Nalayira divyaprabandham are recited. On December 17th 2015, Sri Parthasarathy Swamy along with His Consorts had beautiful alangaram and gave beautiful dharshan to the devotees followed by Purappadu. Grand satrumurai and sevakalam took place with arulicheyal and Parayana Ghosti. Later Theertham, Satari and Prasadham was distributed to the devotees. Many Bakthas participated and received the blessings of Divyadampathis.
The Parthasarathy Temple is an 8th century Hindu Vaishnavite temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, located at Triplicane, Chennai. It is one among the 108 divyadesams or holy abodes of Lord Vishnu. Lord Krishna is worshipped in the name ‘Parthasarathy’ in this temple, which means in Sanskrit, ‘charioteer of Arjuna’. It was originally built by the Pallavas in the 8th century by king Narasimhavarman I. One of the distinguishing features of is that it has four of the incarnations or avatars of Vishnu: Narasimha, Rama, Varaha and Krishna.
The following are the photos taken during the Utsavam:
Courtesy: Sri Raghavan Nemili Vijayaraghavachari