Sunday, 25 May 2014

May 2014 - Week 5

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


    • Evening
      • thiruppAvai, sthOthra rathnam, yathirAja vimsathi gOshti and sARRumuRai

      • puRappAdu for Adhi kEsava perumAL, thAyArs and emperumAnAr with rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti

      • return to temple
      • thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiRu thAmbu and kOyil thiruvAimozhi (munnadi/pinnadi) gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Friday 30th - vaikAsi mrgasIrsham - thAyAr puRappAdu inside the temple with siRiya thirumadal gOshti
  • Thursday 29th - vaikAsi rOhiNi - thiruvEnkata paththu (see http://sriperumbuthur.koyil.org/?page_id=19 for details), amalAnAdhipirAn gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Wednesday 28th - vaikAsi kArthigai - thirukkuRunthANdagam, thirunedunthANdagam gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Tuesday 27th - vaikAsi bharaNi - rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Monday 26th - vaikAsi aswini - rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Sunday 25th - vaikAsi rEvathi - rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai

adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan


Sunday, 18 May 2014

May 2014 - Week 4

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







  • Saturday 24th - vaikAsi uthrattAdhi - EkAdhasi - rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai. no puRappAdu due to bad road condition.
  • Friday 23rd - vaikAsi pUrattAdhi, Friday - thAyAr puRappAdu inside the temple with siRiya thirumadal gOshti followed by Unjal sEvai - pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6016622031046018545
  • Thursday 22nd - vaikAsi sathayam - mUnRAm thiruvanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Wednesday 21st - vaikAsi avittam - iraNdAm thiruvanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai.
  • Tuesday 20th - vaikAsi sravaNam (thiruvONam)  - mudhal thiruvanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai. Due to bad road conditions, there was no puRappAdu for Adhi kEsava perumAL and nAchiyArs.
  • Monday 19th - vaikAsi uthrAdam - rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Sunday 18th - vaikAsi pUrAdam - rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai


adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan

Sunday, 11 May 2014

May 2014 - Week 3

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



      • mAmunigaL mangaLAsAsanam inside the temple with dhAti panchakam and yathirAja vimsathi gOshti

      • mAmunigaL returns to own sannidhi
      • upadhEsa rathina mAlai gOshti and sARRumuRai at emperumAnAr sannidhi
      • thiruvAimozhi nURRanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai at mAmunigaL sannidhi
  • Friday 16th - vaikAsai kEttai

      • thAyAr Unjal (jhUlA) dharshan

  • Thursday 15th - vaikAsi anusham - mAsa pravEsam
    • Morning - perumAL thAyArs thirumanjanam
    • Evening -  rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai - mAsa pravEsam puRappAdu was cancelled due to bad road conditions.
  • Wednesday 14th - chithrai visAkam - paurNami
    • Morning - perumAL thAyArs thirumanjanam
    • Evening -  thiruviruththam gOshti and sARRumuRai - paurNami puRappAdu was cancelled due to bad road conditions.
  • Tuesday 13th - chithrai swAthi - vidAyARRi day 9 (last day)

      • emperumAnAr puRappAdu to madaippaLLi (temple kitchen)

      • First he visits yathirAja nAtha valli thAyAr and performs mangaLAsAsanam to her.

      • emperumAnAr arrives at the madaippaLLi.

      • emperumAnAr honored with garland, vasthrams, etc. madaippaLLi is beautifully decorated to welcome emperumAnAr.


      • thiruppAvai, thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiRu thAmbu, kOyil thiruvAimozhi, rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti and sARRumuRai  with madhurakavi AzhwAr and emperumAnAr vAzhi thirunAmams



adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan


Friday, 9 May 2014

May 2014 - Week 2

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

      • emperumAnAr puRappAdu around the temple


    • thiruppAvai gOshti and sARRumuRai
    • ANdAL returns to sannidhi

    • srI rAma parivAr and emperumAnAr puRappAdu around the pushkariNi
  • Thursday 8th - chithrai magam - emperumAnAr vidAyARRi day 4, theppam day 4
  • Wednesday 7th - chithrai Ayilyam - emperumAnAr vidAyARRi day 3, theppam day 3
  • Tuesday 6th - chithrai pUsam - emperumAnAr vidAyARRi (relaxation) day 2, theppam day 2
  • Monday 5th - chithrai punarpUsam - emperumAnAr uthsava sARRumuRai, gandhappodi uthsavam, emperumAnAr vidAyARRi (relaxation) day 1, theppam (float festival Adhi kEsava perumAL with nAchiyArs and emperumAnAr) day 1
  • Sunday 4th - chithrai thiruvAdhirai - emperumAnAr uthsavam day 10
Note:  Due to lack of water in the pushkariNi (tank), no float festival, just puRappAdu around the pushkariNi.
adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan


Monday, 5 May 2014

2014 - emperumAnAr uthsavam day 9

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

On this day, emperumAnAr is majestically seated in a beautiful ratham (chariot) in the morning. It is a great sight to behold in our eyes. Thousands of people from nearby villages arrive in the morning and pour into the streets. Literally, the streets are filled with many who have arrived just to worship emperumAnAr. The rathOthsavam takes place over a period of 5 hours where the chariot goes around the town and emperumAnAr blessing every one.



  • Morning
    • rathOthsavam starts around 7am. periya thirumozhi  is recited by adhyApakas in the procession. Several groups of bhAgavathas engage in wonderful bhajanais and kIrthanais on emperumAnAr.



    • ratham returns to the starting point. 
    • emperumAnAr climbs down and goes to piLLai maNdapam and stays there for the rest of the day.

  • Evening 
    • emperumAnAr thirumanjanam (around 7pm) 
    • thiruppAvai gOshti while applying thirumaN kAppu (Urdhva puNdram) to emperumAnAr.


    • thiruvArAdhanam
    • sARRumuRai
  • Night
    • puRappAdu for emperumAnAr in pushpa pallakku (flower palanquin) with periya thirumozhi, thirukkuRunthANdagam, thirunedunthANdagam gOshti.

    • emperumAnAr returns to kaNNAdi aRai (mirror room).
    • iyal sARRu
  • Midnight
    • thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiRu thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai 
    • emperumAnAr EkAntha sEvai - slow procession with glorifications back to his sannidhi

adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan

Thanks to Ragavan (Rahul) swamy for some of the pictures.

Saturday, 3 May 2014

2014 - emperumAnAr uthsavam day 8

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

On this day, emperumAnAr is majestically seated in sEsha (Adhi sEshan - snake) vAhanam in the morning and yAnai (elephant) vAhanam in the evening. In the morning, srImath paramahamsa ithyAdhi gOvindha yathirAja jIyar swamy recites a portion of mumukshuppadi (thirumanthra prakaraNam) in front of emperumAnAr. He is then honored with garlands, shawl, etc from emperumAnAr. thirumanthram firmly establishes that jIvAthmA is an eternal servant of bhagavAn, he is fully protected by bhagavAn only and his actions should fully focus on serving emperumAn for emperumAn's pleasure only. sEsha vAhanam signifies parama purusha lakshaNam. emperumAnAr being seated in sEsha vAhanam signifies bhagavAn fully authorizing emperumAnAr as the owner of both nithya vibhUthi (paramapadham) and leelA vibhUthi (material world).
  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6009014023548426945
  • Early Morning
    • viswarUpam (3am)
    • thiruvArAdhanam
    • oyyAra nadai (different gathis/steps) and echcharikkai (hechcharikkA - glorifications) of emperumAnAr being hailed by kainkaryaparas.
    • emperumAnAr leaves from his sannidhi around 4.30am, comes around the temple prAkAram with sthOthra pAta gOshti.
    • emperumAnAr arrives to vAhana maNdapam
  • Morning
    • thirumanthrArththam (mumukshuppadi) recital in front of emperumAnr seated in sEsha vAhanam.
    • emperumAnAr puRappAdu in sEsha vAhanam around the town with periya thirumadal and periya thirumozhi gOshti.

    • maNdagappadi (stop-over) at many places along the route
    • emperumAnAr returns to vAhana maNdapam
    • periya thirumadal sARRumuRai followed by iyal sARRu
    • emperumAnAr visits his avathAra maNdapam (at the end of vAhana maNdapam) - this is where 74 simhAsanAdhipathis (established by emperumAnAr) are present. 
    • emperumAnAr leaves vAhana maNdapam and arrives at kaNNAdi aRai (mirror room)

  • Afternoon
    • emperumAnAr thirumanjanam (around 12 noon) 
    • thiruppAvai, thiruppallANdu,periya thirumozhi gOshti while applying thirumaN kAppu (Urdhva puNdram) to emperumAnAr and sARRumuRai.
  • Evening
    • emperumAnAr paththi ulA (puRappAdu inside the temple and in the maNdapam outside), jhUlA dharshan
    • nithya vibhUthi leelA vibhUthi - emperumAnAr performing mangaLAsAsanam to dhivya dhEsams along with AzhwAn
    • emperumAnAr arrives at vAhana maNdapam
    • emperumAnAr puRappAdu in yAnai (elephant) vAhanam with periya thirumadal, periya thirumozhi gOshti.

    • emperumAnAr returns to vAhana maNdapam
    • emperumAnAr arrives back at the mirror room
    • iyal sARRu
  • Night
    • thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiRu thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai 
    • emperumAnAr EkAntha sEvai - slow procession with glorifications back to his sannidhi
Thanks to Varada Manavalan swamy and Badhri Narayanan swamy for some of the pictures.


adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan



Friday, 2 May 2014

2014 - emperumAnAr uthsavam day 7

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

On this day, emperumAnAr ascends into sUrya prabhai in the morning and chandhra prabhai in the evening. Just like emperumAn who can dispel all darkness, emperumAnAr also can do the same. This can be seen in today's uthsava vaibhavam where emperumAnAr ascends into the same vAhanams emperumAn uses during his uthsavams.

  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6008789853308312625
  • Early Morning
    • viswarUpam (3am)
    • thiruvArAdhanam
    • oyyAra nadai (different gathis/steps) and echcharikkai (hechcharikkA - glorifications) of emperumAnAr being hailed by kainkaryaparas.
    • emperumAnAr leaves from his sannidhi around 4.30am, comes around the temple prAkAram with sthOthra pAta gOshti.
    • emperumAnAr arrives to vAhana maNdapam
  • Morning
    • emperumAnAr puRappAdu in sUrya prabhaii vAhanam around the town with siRiya thirumadal and periya thirumozhi gOshti.

    • maNdagappadi (stop-over) at many places along the route
    • emperumAnAr returns to vAhana maNdapam
    • siRiya thirumadal sARRumuRai followed by iyal sARRu
    • emperumAnAr visits his avathAra maNdapam (at the end of vAhana maNdapam) - this is where 74 simhAsanAdhipathis (established by emperumAnAr) are present. 
    • emperumAnAr leaves vAhana maNdapam and arrives at kaNNAdi aRai (mirror room)
  • Afternoon
    • emperumAnAr thirumanjanam (around 12 noon) 
    • thiruppAvai, thiruppallANdu,periya thirumozhi gOshti while applying thirumaN kAppu (Urdhva puNdram) to emperumAnAr and sARRumuRai.
  • Evening
    • emperumAnAr paththi ulA (puRappAdu inside the temple and in the maNdapam outside), jhUlA dharshan
    • nithya vibhUthi leelA vibhUthi - emperumAnAr performing mangaLAsAsanam to dhivya dhEsams along with AzhwAn
    • emperumAnAr arrives at vAhana maNdapam
    • emperumAnAr puRappAdu in chandra prabhai vAhanam with siRiya thirumadal, periya thirumozhi gOshti.
    • emperumAnAr returns to vAhana maNdapam
    • emperumAnAr arrives back at the mirror room
    • iyal sARRu
  • Night
    • thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiRu thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai 
    • emperumAnAr EkAntha sEvai - slow procession with glorifications back to his sannidhi
Thanks to Badhri Narayanan swamy for the pictures.

adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan


May 2014 - Week 1

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

2014 - emperumAnAr uthsavam day 6

srI:
srImathE satagOpAya nama:  

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

On this day, as part of the morning puRappAdu, emperumAnAr visits a nearby maNdapam on kudhirai vAhanam (horse back) wearing white vasthram along with kUrathAzhwAn in kAshAyam (saffron) vasthram. This incident signifies, AzhwAn taking up emperumAnAr's disguise and going to saiva king's court and defending/establishing srIman nArAyaNa parathvam. In the process AzhwAn gives up his eyes. emperumAnAr wears white clothes and goes in hiding to thirunArAyaNapuram (mElkOte). This whole incident is enacted here at srIperumbUthUr on this day. kUresa vijayam, an ancient grantham which explains how AzhwAn established vishNu parathvam is recited on this day.

  • Full set of pictures at https://plus.google.com/photos/107723698299182214927/albums/6008783108698388129
  • Early Morning
    • viswarUpam (3am)
    • thiruvArAdhanam
    • oyyAra nadai (different gathis/steps) and echcharikkai (hechcharikkA - glorifications) of emperumAnAr being hailed by kainkaryaparas.
    • emperumAnAr leaves from his sannidhi around 4.30am, comes around the temple prAkAram with sthOthra pAta gOshti.
    • yaparars.
    • emperumAnAr arrives to vAhana maNdapam
  • Morning
    • emperumAnAr puRappAdu in kudhirai vAhanam around the town with thiruvAsiriyam, periya thiruvanthAdhi gOshti accompanied by AzhwAn in mEnA pallakku (closed palanquin).



    • maNdagappadi (stop-over) at many places along the route
    • emperumAnAr visits a maNdapam near the thIrthavAri lake.
    • emperumAnAr returns to vAhana maNdapam
    • periya thiruvanthAdhi sARRumuRai followed by iyal sARRu
    • emperumAnAr visits his avathAra maNdapam (at the end of vAhana maNdapam) - this is where 74 simhAsanAdhipathis (established by emperumAnAr) are present. 
    • emperumAnAr leaves vAhana maNdapam and arrives at kaNNAdi aRai (mirror room)

  • Afternoon
    • emperumAnAr thirumanjanam (around 12 noon) 
    • thiruppAvai, thiruppallANdu,periya thirumozhi gOshti while applying thirumaN kAppu (Urdhva puNdram) to emperumAnAr followed by kUrEsa vijayam recital and sARRumuRai.
  • Evening
    • emperumAnAr paththi ulA (puRappAdu inside the temple and in the maNdapam outside), jhUlA dharshan
    • nithya vibhUthi leelA vibhUthi - emperumAnAr performing mangaLAsAsanam to dhivya dhEsams along with AzhwAn
    • emperumAnAr arrives at vAhana maNdapam
    • emperumAnAr puRappAdu in mangaLagiri vAhanam with thiruvAsiriyam, periya thiruvanthAdhi, periya thirumozhi gOshti.

    • emperumAnAr returns to vAhana maNdapam
    • emperumAnAr arrives back at the mirror room
    • iyal sARRu
  • Night
    • thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiRu thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai 
    • emperumAnAr EkAntha sEvai - slow procession with glorifications back to his sannidhi
Thanks to Varada Manavalan swamy and Badhri Narayanan swamy for the pictures.

adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan


April 2014 - Week 5

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