“Sthala Pattu Thirunaal” At Thiruvaheendrapuram Temple: Day-7


09 January 2022, Plava varusha, Margazhi- 25, Sunday ;

Adhyayana Utsavam commenced in an enthusiastic manner in Sri Devanathaswami temple at Thiruvaheendrapuram on 03 January 2022. All the twelve azhwars and Sri Vedantha Desikan graces thirumamanimandapam during adhyayana utsavam, in the augment presence of Perumal. Everyday, felicitation was performed for all the Azhwars and Acharyal and Parayana Goshti were felicitated by Sri Sadari.

Adhyayana utsavam celebrated in various divyadesam, by reciting Nalayira Divya prabhanda pasurams. Before vaikunta Ekadasi, one day of Pagal pathu utsavam- the day on which the hymns in praise of presiding deity would be recited, would be celebrated as “Sthalathu Pattu thirunaal”.

On 09 January 2022, seventh day of Pagalpathu utsavam, in Sri Devanathaswami temple, at Thiruvaheendrapuram, ten paasurams beginning with “IrundaNMAnilam” sung by Thirumangai Azhwar in praise of Sri Devanathaswami were recited. To celebrate this special occasion, when Perumal returns to Moolasthanam, from pagalpathu mandapam, the devotees perform “Vaachika Kainkaryam” to Perumal in the inner praharam called Thiruvinnazhi through their musical offerings every year, which was performed this year also today. Finally, when he reaches to the sannidhi, He was covered by snow blanket(Paniporvai).

Photos taken during the utsavam can be viewed below:

Photo courtesy: Sri N S Raman / Sri SriVallabhan Rajagopalan

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