11 December 2021, Plava varusha, Karthikai -25, Saturday ;
Karthikai Brahmotsavam commenced in Sri Alarmelmangai Thayar Sannidhi, on 29 November 2021 and celebrated in a grand manner for the past nine days. Everyday, Thayar was adorned in different alankarams and gave darshan on different Vahanams.
Day-9: 08 December 2021
THIRUMALA SRIVARI TEMPLE TO THIRUCHANUR ALAMALMANGA SAREE PROCESSION
On Panchamitheertha Mahotsavam, traditional sarees were brought from Tirumala Srivari temple. In the morning at 4.30a.m., special poojas were performed for bringing saree, ornaments, for Sri Padmavathi from Srivari temple and reached Tiruchanur temple at 10 am. After that, from the temple, turmeric, kumkum, silk cloths and offerings were performed traditionally by priests chanting Vedamantras in Thiruveedhi.
Snapana Thirumanjanam was organized as a celebration for Thayar and Chakrathazhwar from 10 am to 11.30 am in the vahana mandapam. In this, milk, curd, honey, turmeric, sandalwood, coconut water were used for thirumanjanam.
Kumkuma flower, yalakulu, apricot grapes, peacock feathers, coconut leaf, rose flower, tulsi garlands, crowns have been a special attraction.
Panchami Theertham was organized at 11.52 a.m., in Kumbha Lagnam in small pushkarini specially arranged in the temple vahana mandapam. Sri Padmavathi Thayar Pallaku festival was organized in the morning. After that, they arranged a place for Chakrasnanam and Purappadu took place to the vahana mandapam.
Vahana mandapam was specially decorated with lotus flowers, apple, green apple, grapes, pineapple, rose, sampangi, cut flowers.
Photos taken during the utsavam can be viewed below:
Photo courtesy: Sri Jogi Ramanuja Dasan