Irapathu of Thiruadhyayana Utsavam was celebrated in a grand manner at Sri Amaruviappan Perumal Temple, Therazhundur Divyadesam. On all these 10 days of Utsavam, Sri Perumal had Azhagar Thirukolam, Aaravamudhan Thirukolam, Thiruvenkadamudaiyan Thirukolam, Namperumal Thirukolam and gave scintillating dharshan to the devotees. Grand satrumurai and sevakalam took place with arulicheyal and Parayana Ghosti followed by Purappadu. Thousands of devotees thronged to have the dharshan of Divyadampathis and Azhwars and received the blessings on all the 10 days of Irapathu Utsavam. Therazhandur (ThiruVazhandur), a Krishnaranya Kshetram, is situated 11kms West of Mayavaram.A tall and handsome 12 feet Lord DevathiRajan is flanked on his right by Prahalad and on his left by Garuda. This is the birth place of the famous Tamil poet Kamban ( Kamban wrote the Ramayana in Tamil). There is a separate sannidhi for Kamban at this temple. The place where Kamban resided, on the Sannidhi street, has now been turned into a beautiful new ‘Kamban Mandapam’.
The following are the photos taken during the Utsavam:
Courtesy: Smt Radha Vasan