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2015 vaikAsi uthsavam

srI:
srImathE satakOpAya nama:
srImathE rAmAnujAya nama:
srImath varavaramunayE nama:
srI vAnAchala mahAmunayE nama:

May 23rd to June 1st

21st – vaikAsi thiruvAdhirai – mrudh sangrahaNam

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22nd – vaikAsi punarpUsam – madhurakavi AzhwAr puRappAdu

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23rd – vaikAsi pUsam – day 1

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  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6152221819853751953
  • Morning
    • nithyAnusandhAnam
    • dhvajArOhaNam – hamsa flag hoisting
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu to thirukkuRungudi jIyar mutt. vidAyARRi (relaxation) at ahObila mutt on the way.
    • thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr at thirukkuRungudi jIyar mutt
    • thiruppallANdu, periyAzhwAr thirumozhi, kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Evening
    • nammAzhwAr returns to his sannidhi
    • upanyAsam at ANdAL sannidhi maNdapam organized by parAngusa charitable trust, AzhwArthirunagari and other devotional programs
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu around the town in indhra vimAnam with mudhal thiruvanthAdhi gOshti. vidAyARRi (relaxation) at nAyakkar maNdapam (on the way).

24th – vaikAsi Ayilyam – day 2

IMG_1505nammAzhwAr in pushpa pallakku

IMG_1499nammAzhwAr and maNavALa mAmunigaL

  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6152608781713486193
  • Morning
    • nithyAnusandhAnam
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu to thirukkuRungudi jIyar mutt with iraNdAm thiruvanthAdhi gOshti. vidAyARRi (relaxation) at maNavALa mAmunigaL sannidhi on the way. mAmunigaL joins with nammAzhwAr for the day’s uthsavam.
    • thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr at thirukkuRungudi jIyar mutt.
    • thiruppallANdu, periyAzhwAr thirumozhi, kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Evening
    • upanyAsam at ANdAL sannidhi maNdapam organized by parAngusa charitable trust, AzhwArthirunagari and other devotional programs
    • thirukkuRungudi jIyar swamy pattaNa pravEsam (puRappAdu around the town)
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu around the town in pushpa pallakku with iraNdAm thiruvanthAdhi gOshti. AzhwAr visits mAmunigaL and honors him on the way. mAmunigaL returns to his sannidhi and AzhwAr continues his puRappAdu.

25th – vaikAsi magam – day 3

IMG_1584nammAzhwAr in pinnai mara vAhanam

  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6152853603157551041
  • Morning
    • nithyAnusandhAnam
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu around the town with mUnrAm thiruvanthAdhi gOshti. vidAyARRi (relaxation) at vAnamAmalai jIyar mutt on the way.
    • thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr at the temple vAhana maNdapam
    • thiruppallANdu, periyAzhwAr thirumozhi, kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Evening
    • upanyAsam at ANdAL sannidhi maNdapam organized by parAngusa charitable trust, AzhwArthirunagari and other devotional programs
    • AdhivaN satakOpa jIyar swamy mangaLAsAsanam at emperumAnAr sannidhi and uyyakkoNdAr/thiruvAimozhi piLLai sannidhi
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu around the town in pinnai mara vAhanam with mUnRAm thiruvanthAdhi gOshti.

26th – vaikAsi pUram – day 4

IMG_1639nammAzhwAr in thiruppuLiyAzhwAr (tamarind tree) vAhanam

  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6153335638533757169
  • Morning
    • nithyAnusandhAnam
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu around the town with nAnmugan thiruvanthAdhi gOshti.
    • thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr at the temple maNdapam in front of dhvaja sthambam.
    • thiruppallANdu, periyAzhwAr thirumozhi, kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Evening
    • upanyAsam at ANdAL sannidhi maNdapam organized by parAngusa charitable trust, AzhwArthirunagari and other devotional programs
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu around the town in thiruppuLiyAzhwAr (tamarind tree) vAhanam with nAnmugan thiruvanthAdhi gOshti.

27th – vaikAsi pUram – day 5

IMG_1804polindhu ninRa pirAn in garuda vAhanam and nammAzhwAr in hamsa vAhanam

  • Morning
    • nithyAnusandhAnam
    • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6153783866302887025
    • All perumALs arrive at the temple
    • nammAzhwAr comes out to welcome all perumALs
    • araiyar swamys sing nammAzhwAr pAsurams in front of the perumAL on behalf of AzhwAr. AzhwAr circumambulates the perumALs and sends them inside.
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu around the town with thiruviruththam gOshti.
  • Afternoon/Evening
    • thirumanjanam for all perumALs in different maNdapams.
    • thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr at the maNdapam at the entrance of the temple.
    • nAchiyAr thirumozhi, kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Night
  • 28th morning
    • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6153788785964470705
    • puRappAdu completion at the front maNdapam
    • All perumALs and madhurakavi AzhwAr take leave from nammAzhwAr.
    • araiyar swamys sing nammAzhwAr pAsurams in front of the perumAL on behalf of AzhwAr. AzhwAr circumambulates the perumALs and sends them to their respective dhivya dhEsams.
    • nammAzhwAr and polindhu ninRa pirAn return to their respective sannidhis

28th – vaikAsi uthram – day 6

IMG_1880nammAzhwAr in yAnai (elephant) vAhanam

  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6154079595990657681
  • Afternoon
    • nithyAnusandhAnam
  • Evening
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu around the town with thiruvAsiriyam and periya thiruvanthAdhi gOshti. AzhwAr reaches parAngusa (nAyakkar) maNdapam.
    • thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr at the nAyakkar maNdapam
    • perumAL thirumozhi, kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu from nAyakkar maNdapam around the town in yAnai (elephant) vAhanam with periya thiruvanthAdhi gOshti.
    • thirukkuRungudi jIyar returns to his mutt after completing his 3 days kainkaryam.

29th – vaikAsi hastham – day 7

IMG_1965nammAzhwAr – emperumAnAr thirumanjanam

IMG_2023nammAzhwAr in chandhra prabhai vAhanam

  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6154587586829681345
  • Morning
    • nithyAnusandhAnam
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu  with thiruchchantha viruththam gOshti. AzhwAr reaches emperumAnAr sannidhi.
  • Afternoon
    • thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr and empeumAnAr at emperumAnAr sannidhi. Special honors for emperumAnAr jIyar on this day.
    • thirumAlai, thiruppaLLiyezhuchchi, amalanAdhipirAn, kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai.
  • Evening
    • vAnamAmalai jIyar arrives in town and welcomed by temple archakas, kainkaryaparas.
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu from empeumAnAr sannidhi around the town with siRiya thirumadal and periya thirumadal gOshti.
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu from empeumAnAr sannidhi around the town in chandra prabhai with periya thirumozhi gOshti.
    • emperumAnAr jIyar returns to his mutt after completing his kainkaryam.

30th – vaikAsi chithrai – day 8

IMG_2058nammAzhwAr birth place

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nammAzhwAr in crawling krishNa thirukkOlam (attire)

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  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6154827976283758337
  • Morning
    • nithyAnusandhAnam
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu  in pallakku to appan kOyil (srInivAsan temple) – small area near AzhwArthirunagari – this is the exact birth place of AzhwAr.
  • Afternoon
    • thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr at his actual birth place (EkAntham – not done in public).
    • thaLigai prasAdham from AzhwArthirunagari, rettai thiruppathi and perunguLam temples arrive for AzhwAr.
    • kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai.
  • Evening
    • AzhwAr returns to temple.
    • puRappAdu in kudhirai (horse) vAhanam for AzhwAr to the ratham (chariot) with periya thirumozhi gOshti.
    • AzhwAr blesses the ratham (which he will ride on 9th day uthsavam)
    • puRappAdu around the town with periya thirumozhi gOshti.

31st – vaikAsi swAthi – day 9

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  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6155395270194364049
  • Morning
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu to chariot
    • rathOthsavam around the town with periya thirumozhi gOshti. periya thirumozhi, thirukkuRunthANdagam, thirunedunthANdagam gOshti completion after chariot reaches its starting point.
    • nammAzhwAr climbs down from the chariot. vidAyARRi (relaxation) at AzhwAn sannidhi with prasAdham distribution.
    • nammAzhwAr returns to temple with thirundeunthANdagam gOshti.
    • nithyAnusandhAnam
  • Evening
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu to uthrAdhi mutt
    • thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr at uthrAdhi mutt.
    • kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai.
  • Night
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu in pallakku – thavazndha krishNa (crawling krishNa) thirukkOlam for AzhwAr with thirukkuRunthANdagam, thirunedunthANdagam gOshti.

June 1st – vaikAsi visAkam – day 10, thiruvAimozhi piLLai thirunakshathram

IMG_2250polindu ninRa pirAn with nAchiyArs

IMG_2252 nammAzhwAr

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IMG_2235thiruvAimozhi piLLai (at his sannidhi)

    • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6155579259253009553
    • Morning
      • thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr mUlavar and uthsavar
      • upanyAsam arranged by parAngusa charitable trust
      • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu inside the temple
      • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu to singapperumAL kOyil (narasimhar sannidhi) at the boundary of the town.
    • Afternoon
      • nammAzhwAr thirumanjanam
      • nammAzhwAr goes to thAmirabharaNi river for thIrthavAri
      • thIrthavAri for nammAzhwAr with purusha sUktham, etc.
      • nammAzhwAr starts his return puRappAdu to the temple.
      • On the way, stops at emperumAnAr (bhavishyadhAchAryan) sannidhi for thirumaN kAppu (Urdhva puNdram) dhAraNam. thiruvAimozhi 10th centum 60 pAsurams recited.
      • nammAzhwAr returns to temple with thirukkuRunthANdagam, thirunedunthANdagam gOshti. emperumAnAr joins AzhwAr to the temple. On the way, maNavALa mAmunigaL performs mangaLAsAsanam to AzhwAr and emperumAnAr outside his sannidhi.

Evening

    • akshathai AsIrvAdham (for the new born nammAzhwAr) in front of nammAzhwAr sannidhi
    • nammAzhwAr goes to periya perumAL (Adhi nAthan) sannidhi and is seated in the side of uthsavar.
    • kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, thiruviruththam, thiruvAsiriyam, periya thiruvanthAdhi and thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai.
    • thiruvAimozhi piLLai thirunakshathra uthsavam completion at uyyakkoNdAr/thiruvAimozhi piLLai sannidhi.
  • Night
    • sapthAvaraNam puRappAdu for polindhu ninRa pirAn, srI dhEvi, bhUdhEvi and nILA dhEvi nAchiyArs and nammAzhwAr in vettivEr chapparam. emperumAnAr accompanies in the puRappAdu. rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi recited along during the puRappAdu,
    • vAnamAmalai jIyar swamy given temple honors and returns to his mutt after completing his kainkaryam for 3 days.
    • dhvaja avarOhaNam – flag unhoisting

June 2nd – vidAyARRi (relaxation) day 1, vaikAsi anusham – bhattar thirunakshathram

IMG_2278nammAzhwAr and mAmunigaL at mAmunigaL sannidhi

IMG_2285AzhwAn and bhattar at AzhwAn sannidhi

  • Morning
    • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6156017488544082177
    • nithyAnusandhAnam
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu to maNavALa mAmunigaL sannidhi with rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti
    • vaikAsi anusham – bhattar thirunakshathram celebrations at kUraththAzhwAn sannidhi
      • thiruppallANdu, thiruppAvai, kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu, kOyil thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
      • thIrtham/prasAdham distribution for all
  • Evening
    • nammAzhwAr thirumanjanam at mAmunigaL sannidhi
    • nammAzhwAr puRappAdu in pushpa pallakku from mAmunigaL sannidhi to the temple

2015 vaikAsi uthsavam invitation/schedule

srI:
srImathE satakOpAya nama:
srImathE rAmAnujAya nama:
srImath varavaramunayE nama:
srI vAnAchala mahAmunayE nama:

Full set of invitation at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6146011110314521457

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Schedule

  • May 21st – thirumuLaichchARRu (ankurArppaNam)
  • 22nd – madhurakavi AzhwAr puRappAdu
  • 23rd – dhvajArOhaNam
  • 27th – 9 garuda sEvai for nava thiruppathi perumALs, nammAzhwAr in hamsa vAhanam, madhurakavi AzhwAr in parangi nARkAli
  • 29th – AzhwAr visits emperumAnAr sannidhi, thirumanjanam for both together, etc
  • 30th – appan kOyil (avathAra sthalam) visit
  • 31st – rathOthsavam – thiruththEr
  • June 1st – thIrthavAri
  • 2nd – gandhappodi uthsavam at mAmunigaL sannidhi
  • 3rd to 6th – vidAyARRi (relaxation) at various maNdapams

2015 chithrA paurNami

srI:
srImathE satakOpAya nama:
srImathE rAmAnujAya nama:
srImath varavaramunayE nama:
srI vAnAchala mahAmunayE nama:

May 3rd – chithrA paurNami – polindhu ninRa pirAn emperumAn puRappAdu

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May 4th – prathamai after chithrA paurNami – nammAzhwAr puRappAdu to ellaikkal (town boundary)

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