Deities/uthsavams

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There are several sannidhis and uthsavams that happen for emperumAn, AzhwArs and AchAryas in this dhivya dhEsam.

First, inside the temple there are several emperumAns and AzhwArs/AchAryas.

polindhunirapiranpolindhu ninRa pirAn, srI dhEvi, bhU dhEvi, nILA dhEvi, Adhi nAyikA, kurugUr nAyikA

  • Presiding deity
    • mUlavar – Adhi nAthan emperumAn with srI dhEvi and bhU dhEvi nAchiyArs
    • uthsavar – polindhu ninRa pirAn with srI dhEvi, bhUmi dhEvi and nILA dhEvi nAchiyArs
    • nammAzhwAr – mUlavar and uthsavar – with separate dhvaja sthambam

Nammazhwar-2

  • thanikkOyil nAchiyArs (separate thAyAr sannidhis)
    • Adhi nAyikA
    • kurugUr nAyikA
  • srI rukmiNi sathyabAmA samEtha vENu gOpAlan
  • gyAnappirAn (bhUvarAha perumAL)

gyAnappirAn

  • thiruvEnkatamudaiyAn (west)
  • chakkarathAzhwAr
  • dhasAvathAra emperumAns
  • yOgA narasimhar with srIdhEvi/bhUdhEvi nAchiyArs
  • srI rAma parivAr
  • sEnai mudhaliyAr
  • AzhwArs
  • nAthamunigaL
  • thiruvadi (hanumAn)
  • thiruppuLiyAzhwAr (tamarind tree) where nammAzhwAr stayed during his lifetime (right before nammAzhwAr sannidhi)

thiruppuLiyAzhwAr

 

Beyond this list, there are many smaller temples/sannidhis for various emperumAns, AzhwArs and AchAryas.

  • pakshirAjan (garudAzhwAr sannidhi) – north-east corner of temple madhiL (outer wall)

pakshirajan

appan kOyil is the actual avathAra sthalam of nammAzhwAr which is a few kilometers from the AthinAthar/AzhwAr temple. This temple is presided by thiruvEnkatamudaiyAn (srInivAsar – appan) emperumAn. AzhwAr visits this temple during his avathAra uthsavam and undergoes thirumanjanam and thiruvArAdhanam during the day.

There are many mutts and AchArya purusha thirumALigais that are present in this dhivya dhEsam.

uthsavams

  • chithrai
    • chithrai brahmOthsavam for emperumAn – 10 days uthsavam completing on uthram
    • bhavishyadhAchAryan (emperumAnAr) uthsavam – 10 days completing on thiruvAdhirai
    • chithrA paurNami – 2 days – perumAL puRappAdu on paurNami and nammAzhwAr puRappAdu upto the border of the town on prathamai
  • vaikAsi
    • nammAzhwAr thiruvavathAra uthsavam 10 days completing on visAkam
    • vasanthOthsavam – starting on amAvAsyai – 10 days
  • Ani
    • jyEshtAbishEkam
  • Adi
    • Adi garudOthsavam
    • pakshirAjan (garudAzhwAr) uthsavam – 10 days completing on svAthi
  • AvaNi
    • srI jayanthi – rOhiNi/ashtami followed by uriyadi uthsavam on the next day
    • pavithrOthsavam – 8 days
  • purattAsi
    • navarAthri uthsavam – 9 days
    • vijaya dhasami
  • aippasi
    • Unjal uthsavam – 10 days
    • maNavALa mAmunigaL uthsavam completing on thirumUlam
    • dhIpAvaLi
  • kArthigai
    • kArthigai dhIpam
  • mArgazhi
    • dhanur/mArgazhi mAsam kramam
    • adhyayana uthsavam – starts on amAvAsyai – 22 days completing with vIdu vidai thirumanjanam for nammAzhwAr
    • vaikuNta EkAdhasi (rA pathu beginning)
  • thai
  • mAsi
    • nammAzhwAr vigraha sthApana uthsavam – 13 days completing on anusham at tholaivilli mangalam. thIrthavAri on visAgam (12th day).
  • panguni
    • panguni brahmOthsvam for emperumAn – 10 days uthsavam completing on uthram

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