On the 6th Nov 2011 Pavithrothsavam was held at Velamur Temple. This year is the first Pavithrothsavam in the Velamur Temple, after the Rajagopuram Mahsamprokshanam last year. The beautiful 3 tier Rajagopuram as well as the Uthsava Vigrahams tastfully decorated with colourful Pavithrams can be viewed from this photo album: http://tinyurl.com/caoog37
This is the place of birth of Upanishad Bhashyakarar, by name, Sri Ranga Ramanuja Mahadesikan. This is the same place from where the Prakirtham ( present), Srimath Anadavan started His Yaathraa to Srirangam to take to Sanyashramam in the year 1989, at the call of Srimath Tirukkudanthai Andavan.