03 May 2022, Subhkruth Varusha, Chithirai maasa-20, Tuesday;
Sri Ramanujar utsavam is being celebrated in a very grand manner in His avatara sthalam Sriperumpudur. Brahmotsavam of Sri Adhikesava Perumal completed on April 25th 2022 in Sriperumpudur. Sri Ramanujar Utsavam commenced on April 26th 2022, and Vishesha aradhanam, alankaram, sattrumurai had been performed in a very enthusiastic manner. Every day, purappadu took place in pallakku, mangalagiri, and different vahanams like simha vahanam, hamsa vahanam, Surya prabhai, chandraprabhai, Yaali vahanam, and so on….Everyday, He was adorned with different patterns of floral garlands and different kireedom like pandian kondai, floral kondai, Raja kireedom, vairamudi, etc…
To display the greatness and importance of Sri Ramanujar to all the devotees and even to those who are unaware of his greatness, Swamy was mounted on gigantic vahanams during thiruveedhi purappadu.
On 02 May 2022, ( Day-07 of utsavam) Sri Ramanujar adorned Suryaprabhai during Purappadu. In the evening, Sri Ramanujar was mounted on chandraprabhai. Many devotees and astikas participated in the utsavam everyday and had a blissful darshan.
Some of the pictures taken during the utsavam can be viewed below:
DAY-1 UTSAVAM(26 APRIL 2022)MORNING: PALLAKKU
DAY-1 EVENING: MANGALAGIRI
DAY-2(27 APRIL 2022) EVENING:YAALI VAHANAM
DAY-3(28 APRIL 2022)
DAY-4 MORNING:(29 APRIL 2022) SIMHA VAHANAM
DAY-5 MORNING:(30 APRIL 2022) PALLAKKU
DAY-5 EVENING: HAMSA VAHANAM
DAY-6 MORNING:(01 MAY 2022) ASWA VAHANAM
DAY-7 MORNING:(02 MAY 2022) SURYA PRABHAI
DAY-7 EVENING: CHANDRAPRABHAI
Photo courtesy: Bhoothapuri Vaibhavam