At East Uthira Veedhi Hanuman temple Laksharchanai started on March 3rd 2016 and concluded on March 8th 2016. On March 3rd to March 5th 2016, in the evening Upanyasam was conducted by Kadalur Sri Gopi Baghavadhar. On 6th, 7th and 8th evening multitudes of devotees listened to Ubha. Ve Velkudi Krishnan swami’s upanyasam.
We have all heard the saying that ” the moorthi is small but the keerthi is big.” This is very true for this Anjaneyar. Periya Perumal’s sight falls on Him the first thing when He wakes up for like Arjuna, Anjaneya stands right at His Tiruvadi. He is the favourite of the residents of Srirangam in general and the East Uthira veedhi in particular. So every year in Maasi (between February14th and March 14th) there is an utsavam for five days followed by Vidayatri on the 6th day. Devotees participate wholeheartedly in the laksharchanai done in the morning and evening. Women did kainkaryam of separating Tulasi leaves from the stem for performing archanai. Prasadam offerings are sumptuous and range from several chitra-annams, sakkarai pongal, kalkandu sadam, sundals of different kinds and vadamalas were offered daily.
The following are the photos taken during the Mahotsavam:
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