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Vakunta Ekadesi festival in Srirangam temple

 

SRIRANGAM, JANUARY 6TH 

 Srirangam   Ranganathaswamy temple saw thousands of devotees chanting ‘Ranga Ranga’ on the occasion o Vaikunta Ekadesi today. .  The  idol of Namperumal clad in gem-studded armour was taken out through the paramapatha vassal in the morning.

 

These proceedings were century old and many devotees attended these proceedings at the ongoing Vaikunta Ekadesi festival at this highly popular temple in Srirangam.  

 

Important information collected is the festival is celebrated for a time of 21 days in the pattern of Pagal pathu (day time celebrations for 10 days) and raa pathu (night time celebrations for 10 days).

 

Around 3:45 am in the morning on Monday, 6th January (first day of raa pathu), Namperumal was taken out in a procession from sanctum sanctorum.  

Jan 06, 2020
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