The three-day annual Pavithrotsavam at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple in Thiruchanur commenced in grand manner on September 17th 2016. On the day of thePavithrotsavam pavithram Samarpithal to utsavar and moolavar. Temple priests conducted ‘homam’ in the specially prepared ‘yagasala’. Likewise on the day 2 of Pavithrotsavam Homam was conducted both in morning and evening. Pavithras, the garlands made from special thread are taken in a procession and used to decorate Sri Padmavathi Thayar.
The objective behind performing Pavithrotsavam every year in the temples is to seek the pardon of the deity for any act of commission and omission committed inadvertently by the priests, by the temple authorities or by the visiting pilgrims and restore the purity in its original pristine form.
Day 2 of Pavithrotsavam
Day 1 of Pavithrotsavam