Sunday, 15 November, 2009

First anniversary celebrations

Dear All,

It has been a year since the Kumbhabishekam was done and since then the temple has been the hub of the local religious activities.
To mark the occassion a function has been organised on 29th Nov. 2009 morning. It will be graced vy Sri Seethala Swamigal, Sri Muralidhara Swamigal of Walaja and Sri Santha Swamigal of Thiruvalam. The invitation and detailed programme are as enclosed.


Sivaya Namaha
S Lakshminarayanan

Sunday, 8 February, 2009

Nambarai Mandalabhishekam

Sivaya Namaha
The Mandalabhiskam poorthi function was organised with 108 sankabhishekam with active participation of the villagers. Sri Muralidhara Swamigal of Sri Dhanvantri Peetam of Walajabad. A souvenir was also released on the occasion.

The photos of this occasion can be viewed at:

Tiruppani Kuzhu proposes to take two other temples for renovation. We will keep those event related news posted as well.

Sivaya Namaha.
Subha Mangalam

Monday, 5 January, 2009

Mandalabhishekam announcement

Dear devotees,
The Mandalabhishekam function will take place on Jan 25, 2009 - Sarvadhari varsham, Thai 12. A special souvenir with tamil hyms of Vinayar agaval, Siva puranam, Abhirami andhadhi, Skanda sashti kavacham is planned to be released on the occassion. Apart from special poojas and abhishekams, religious discourse, Thevaram rendering have been organised on that day. Please find below the tamil invitation in scanned format.

Friday, 26 December, 2008

Kumbhabishekam performed

We are happy to note that, due to the grace of Lord Siva, the Kumbhabishekam ceremony was performed with religious fervour amidst stains of Nadhaswaram music and a huge gathering of villagers on 8th December 2008 a little after dawn in fine weather.
A selection of the snaps clicked on the occasion can be seen at:

To capture the significance of the task accomplished, here is the status captured:

At commencement of renovation

On the eve of Kumbhabishekam

The completion of the mandalabhisekam puja will take place on Jan 25th, 2008.

It is planned to release a souvenir on the occasion. The book will contain Tamil verses, Vinayagar Agaval, Sivapuranam, Abhirami Andhadhi and Skanda sashti kavacham in bold letters. This will enable the devotees to use the book for daily parayanam. Devotees are requested to support this endeavour by sponsoring the souvenir.

Book size: 72 pages in 18cm x 24 cm page size
Advertisement tariff
Back Inner - Rs 7000
Front Inner - Rs 7000
Full Page - Rs 5000
Half Page - Rs 3000

This souvenir is planned for release on mandalabhishekam completion day. Hence it is requested that the advertisements be placed by Jan 20, 2009. The contributions can be made to 'Thiruppani Kuzhu' at the address / bank account details available in the right panel.

Sivaya namaha
S. Lakshminarayanan
98841 26417

Thursday, 20 November, 2008

Kumbhabhishekam on Dec 8 2008

The Kumbhabhishekam of Sri Maragathavalli sametha Gowreeswarar temple along with the accompanying deities of Vinayakar, Murugar and Chandikeswarar at Nambarai village will take place on Sarvadhari year, Karthikai maasam 23rd day – Monday, Ravathi star and siddha yogam (8th December 2008). The consecration will take place between 6 am and 7:30 am in vrichika lagnam. The ceremony will be performed by Sri V.N Sabharatna Gurukkal of Vilambakkam. The pujas will commence on the morning of 7th December 2008.
Please see the scanned tamil invitation below!
Attend the function and avail His blessings.

Monday, 6 October, 2008

Village festival time

On October 3rd 2008, 108 milk vessel (Paal kudam) abhishekam to Sri Nandikeswarar was performed with active participation from villagers. This small village of abouty 250 people, assembled in unison for this event with 90 ladies directly participating in this. So work out the percentages!
See the slideshow in the right for pictures

Sunday, 7 September, 2008

Ongoing renovation work

Dear Asthikas,
We are happy to note that renovation work is proceeding well. The photos can be seen in the slideshow to the right. The Kumbhabhishekam ceremony is scheduled for January, 2009.
A news item was published in The Hindu about the renovation efforts

We will keep you posted on other happenings as well.

Thiruppani Kuzhu, S Lakshminarayanan