2014 chithrA paurNami

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

On chithrA paurNami day, polindhu ninRa pirAn enjoys thirumanjanam, 2 puRappAdus (one puRappAdu in sEsha vAhanam and another puRappAdu in vettivEr chapparam for sapthAvaraNam), thiruppAvai gOshti, etc.

On the next day, nammAzhwAr visits the ellaikkal (a place near appan kOyil – the birth place of AzhwAr) early in the morning (leaves around 5.30am). He stays there for some time.

route-to-borderRoute to the border – quite thorny and full of stones/pebbles – difficult task for the srIpAdham kainkaryaparas

He then visits rettai thiruppathi dhivya dhEsam for maNdagappadi.

At 3pm, AzhwAr enjoys thirumanjanam at  appan kOyil.

He then returns to AzhwAr thirunagari temple and enjoys a puRappAdu on thangappuLiyAzhwAr (golden tamarind tree) vAhanam. Other AchAryas – emperumAnAr, kUrathAzhwAn, piLLai lOkAchAryar and vEdhAnthAchAryar join him for the puRappAdu.

azhwar-2AzhwAr seen in thangappuLiyAzhwAr (golden tamarind tree) vAhanam



pillailokacharyarpiLLai lOkAchAryar


After returning to temple, AzhwAr enjoys sapthAvaraNam (completion) puRappAdu in vettivEr chapparam along with emperumAnAr.


After returning to temple, he enjoys another thirumanjanam followed by thiruppAvai gOshti.

Note: In the olden days, perumAL/AzhwAr use to visit thAmirabharaNi river to enact the incident of giving mOksham to mANduka maharishi. Nowadays, this is done inside the temple after the second puRappAdu.

Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6013804606703876017. Thanks to AzhwAr bhArathi (bhAshyam swamy) for the pictures.

Thanks to sathyabAmA ammangAr for explaining the full routine.

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