Amavasai Purappadu took place in a grand manner at Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple, Thiruvallikeni Divyadesam. On January 9th 2016, Sri Perumal along with His Consorts had beautiful alangaram followed by Periya Maada Veedhi Purappadu and gave scintillating dharshan to the devotees. Grand satrumurai and sevakalam took place with arulicheyal and parayana Ghosti. Many Bakthas participated in the purappadu 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 Purappadu:
Courtesy: Sri Raghavan Nemili Vijayaraghavachari