18 October 2021, Plava varusha, Aippasi-1, Monday;
Thirunakshatra mahotsavam celebrations of Sri Vedantha Desikan commenced on 06 October 2021 in a grand manner in Sri Sengamalavalli sametha Sri Amaruviappan Perumal temple at Therezhundur. Alankaram, Aradhanam, ull purappadu, Sattrumurai took place every day.
During the Avatara utsavam of Swamy Desikan, navarathri utsavam also coincides . Celebrations are performed very enthusiastically for Thayar and Swamy Desikan. Swamy Desikan’s alankaram is similar to that of Perumal brahmotsavam. Alankaram was beautifully performed with various combinations of pushpam and abharanams. Thayar was in beautiful silk vastram of different colours every day. During the utsavam, Swamy deskan adorned Simha Vahanam, Kudhirai Vahanam, …..
On Vijayadasami , Swami Thirunakshatram-Shravanam was celebrated in a very grand manner. In the night, Paruvettai was conducted which was enthralling. Swami was mounted on Horse Vahanam and did paruvettai, showering arrows on all the directions,which was done by bhattar on behalf of Swami, signifying that, he destroys all the evils against the devotees, and save the devotees who surrender to Him. Utsavam was concluded fantastically with paruvettai
Swami Desikan did Mangalasasanam in Sri Amaruviappan Perumal Sannidhi as well as Thayar Sannidhi and got the blessings of Divya dampathis. Swamy Desikan was felicitated by Parivatta mariyadhai from Perumal and Thayar. Many astikas thronged the temple from many other places to have darshan of this wonderful event of felicitating Swamy Desikan…
Pictures captured during utsavam viewed below:
Photo courtesy: Sri. A. Varadharajan