Mannargudi Sri Rajagopalaswamy Temple Irapathu Utsavam- Day 9



Irapathu of Thiruadhyayana Utsavam was celebrated in a grand manner at Sri Rajagopalaswamy Temple, Mannargudi. On December 29th 2015, Sri Rajagopalaswamy had Mohana alangaram and gave scintillating dharshan to the devotees. Grand satrumurai and sevakalam took place with arulicheyal and Parayana Ghosti. Thousands of devotees participated in this occasion and received the blessings of Sri Rajagopalaswamy. Located at 27Kms South West of Thiruvarur, 30kms SouthEast of Thanjavur and about 30kms South of Kumbakonam. The temple is believed to have been built by the Chola rulers, Kulathunga Chola I and II, during the period 1072 – 1150AD. And later developed and improved by the Nayak kings in the 16th and 17th century AD. This place is also known as Champakaaranya Kshetram.

The following are the photos taken during the Utsavam:

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Courtesy: Sri Bharathwaj Deekshidar

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