16 July 2022, Subhakruth Varusha, Aani maasa-32, Saturday;
Aani Theppotsavam commenced in a very grand manner in Sri Rukmini SathyaBhama samedha Sri Vidya Rajagopalaswamy Temple, Rajamannargudi on 4th July 2022.
On 10th July 2022, the sixth day of utsavam, in the morning, Perumal thiruveedhi purappadu took place in pallakku along with Rukmini SathyaBhama Nachiyar . In the night, Perumal gave darshan along with SathyaBhama Nachiyar on Gaja Vahanam.
On 11th July 2022, the seventh day of utsavam, Choornothsavam took place in the morning, “NelAlavai” utsavam took place measuring the grains in front of Perumal as He is the King, to whom everthing has to be accounted for. Later, Perumal thiruveedhi purappadu took place in pallakku along with Rukmini SathyaBhama Nachiyar.
On 12th July 2022, the eighth day of utsavam, in the morning, Perumal thiruveedhi purappadu took place in pallakku adorned as Vennaithazhi Kannan. The Alankaram was very beautifully performed just like a crawling child with handful of Butter. Quite contrast to this alankaram, later in the night, Perumal was adorned as a King with Royal attire on a horse ride. This is indicative to the devotees that He can take any form to safeguard His devotees.
On 13th July 2022, the ninth day of utsavam, Perumal thiruveedhi purappadu took place in pallakku along with Rukmini SathyaBhama Nachiyar and in the night, theerthavari took place in Harithra river during theppotsavam.
On 14th July 2022, the tenth day of utsavam, Saptavarnam- Perumal thiruveedhi purappadu took place in Thiruchivigai along with Rukmini SathyaBhama Nachiyar as a conclusion part of Theppotsavam.
Devotees had a blissful darshan in all the ten days of Theppotsavam.
Photos taken during the utsavam can be viewed below:
DAY-6:10th July 2022-GAJA VAHANAM
DAY-7: 11th July 2022:NEL ALAVAI
DAY-8:12th July 2022-Vennaithazhi Kannan(MORNING)
DAY-8:12th July 2022-ASWA VAHANAM(NIGHT)
Photo courtesy: Sri Vicky Gopal