Irapathu of Thiruadhyayana Utsavam was celebrated i na grand manner at Sri Rajagopalaswamy Temple, Mannargudi. On December 22nd 2015, being Day 2 Utsavam, Sri Rajagopalaswamy had Andal Thirukolam and gave beautiful dharshan to the devotees followed by Purappadu. On the Day 3 Utsavam, Sri Perumal weared Panimuttak followed by Purappadu. Thousands of Bakthas participated and received the blessings of Sri Rajagopalaswamy. Located at 27Kms South West of Thiruvarur, 30kms SouthEast of Thanjavur and about 30kms South of Kumbakonam. The temple is believed to have been built by the Chola rulers, Kulathunga Chola I and II, during the period 1072 – 1150AD. And later developed and improved by the Nayak kings in the 16th and 17th century AD. This place is also known as Champakaaranya Kshetram.
The following are the photos taken during the Utsavam:
Courtesy: Anagha Venkatesan