Irapathu of Thiruadhyayana Utsavam was celebrated in a grand manner at Srivilliputhur Sri Nachiyar Kovil. On December 25th 2015, Sri Perumal and Thayar had beautiful alangaram followed by Purappadu and Azhwar Mariyathai was performed and Thiruvaimozhi Paasuram was chanted. Grand satrumurai and sevakalam took place with arulicheyal and Parayana Ghosti. Thousands of devotees thronged to have dharshan of Divyadampathis and Azhwars and received the blessings. Located 70 Kms South West of Madurai is Srivilliputhur, the birthplace of Andal and considered to be among the holiest of the 108 Divya Desams. This is the birthplace of not one but two Azhvaars and a father-daughter one at that-PeriAzhvaar and Andal.
The following are the photos taken during the Utsavam:
Courtesy: Arayar Sri Bala Mukunthachariar