On, 16 October 2016, Durmukhi Varusha Purattasi Revathi ; ThiruPavithrotsavam commenced in a grand manner at Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Temple, Lower Ahobilam.On the earlier day evening ankurarpanam, Mruthsangraham was performed as per agama sastras and Senai Mudhaliyar thiruveedhi purappadu took place in the presence of H.H 46th Srimath Azhagiyasingar, Srivan Sathakopa Sri Ranganatha Yathindra Maha Desikan. On the day day-1 morning Navakalsa Stapanam ,Dwaratorana Poojai Mandala Prathishta and Agni Prathistha after that Homam took place admist arulicheyal and Veda Parayana ghosti. Also Pavithraropanam was done afternoon, Then gramothsavam in the evening followed by Homam and goshti parayanam. Several Astikas took part in the day 1 of Pavithrotsavam and had the blessings of Divyadampatis.
The following are the photos taken during the utsavam:
Day 1 of Pavithrotsavam
Senai Mudaliyar Purappadu and Mruthsangraham
Photography : Sri Prasad