On May 3 Manmatha Varusham Chithirai Chithirai Chitra Pournami Utsavam was celebrated in a grand manner at Sri Devarajaswami Temple. Kanchipuram. On this occasion in the evening Perumal with Ubhaya Nachimars Purappadu started around 9.30 p.m. On the next day morning the procession goes via various villages and had mandagappadi at Punthottam, Thoppul, Sevelimedu, Dusi village, Abdullapuram, Punjai arasan thangal and finally reaches Iyengar kulam Sri sanjeevarayar Sannadhi. At Iyengar kulam perumal Thirumanjanam Kandarulal. Then purappadu in kedayam goes to nadavapi kinaru and Pathi ulathal kandarulal. From there goes to Palar, there Vedaparayanam and Stotra parayanam goshti followed by Thirumanjanam. Then comes to thoopul there special honour to Thoopul Sri Vedanta Desikan. From there Sri Perarulan return backs to temple. Lot of astikas took part in the Chitra Pournami Utsavam and had the blessings of Divya Dampathis….
The following are some of the photos taken in the during the occasion….
Photography : Sri Elangadu Ranganathan Chakravarthy