On 26th July 2017, Thiruvadipooram Thirukalyana Utsavam celebrated in a grand manner at Vrindavan Sri Rangji Perumal Temple. Sri Rangamannar and Sri Andal were beautifully decorated with garlands and jewelleries. Thirukalyanam, Oonjal Sevai and Thiruveethi purapadu for the Divya Dampathis and Sri Periyazhwar took place well. Many devotees had the darshan of Perumal/Andal in beautiful alankaram and had the blessings of Periyazhwar and the Divya Dampathis.
Sri Rangji Mandir is dedicated to Lord Sri Goda-Rangamannar, Goda or Andal. SriRangji temple is one of the largest temple in the whole of North India. All the traditions and rituals are performed according to the prescribed Vedic norms in this temple. In SriRangji temple one would find a unique mixture of both south and north Indian traditions. In addition to celebrating all the festivals which are part of South Indian SriVaishnava temple tradition, several festivals which are part of the North tradition are also celebrated here. For example its only at SriRangji temple where devotees can enjoy the pleasure of playing holi with the Lord during SriBrahmotsavam.
Sri Rangji Mandir is located in the heart of temple town of Vrindavan, one of the most prominent religious centers of India. The town is situated about 150 km from the national capital, 7 km eastward from National Highway(NH2). The nearest rail link is Mathura and nearby airports are at Agra, New Delhi and Jaipur.
These are some of the photographs taken during Thiruvadipooram utsavam…
Courtesy: Sri Vijay Apv