10 February 2022, Plava varusha, Thai-28, Thursday;
On 08 February 2022, Ratha sapthami celebrations took place in Sri Padmavathi thayar temple at Tiruchanoor. From morning, thayar was adorned in different silk sarees with different sathupadi and was mounted on seven different vahanams. First vahanam was Surya Prabhai vahanam, followed by Aswavahanam, Sesha Vahanam, Garuda Vahanam, Hamsa vahanam, Gaja vahanam, Chandraprabhai vahanam. Deepa harathi was performed during every vahanam sathupadi and Thayar blessed the assembled devotees in Asthanam. Surya bhagavan was adorned with flower garlands and tiruvabharanams and gave darshan to the devotees on Ratha Sapthami in Padma Pushkarani near Tiruchnoor temple.
Photos taken during the utsavam can be viewed below:
Photo courtesy: Padmavathi Temple Tiruchanoor