Vaikunda Ekadasi, the most holy day of supreme significance for all Sri Vaishnavaites, was celebrated in a grand manner at Sri Karivaradharaja Perumal Temple, Punjai Puliampatti. On December 21st 2015, Sri Karivaradharaja Perumal had Garuda Sevai and entered through paramapada vasal and blessed the devotees followed by Purappadu. Thousands of people thronged the temple to have darshan of Sri Karivaradharaja Perumal and received the blessings. On December 22nd 2015, being Vaikunta Dwadasi, Sri Perumal had beautiful alangaram followed by Purappadu. The Vaikunta Ekadasi festival is an occasion when the Paramapada vaasal is opened for devotees. Paramapada Vasal, colloquially known as Sorga vaasal is the Gateway to Heaven.
The following are the photos taken during the Utsavam:
Courtesy: Sri Naveen Muralidharan