Friday, May 29, 2015

Srimath Andavan's Sathabishekam- A report by Sri Veeraraghavan

                               Sreemathe RangaRamanuja Mahadesikaya Namaha

A  well organised & well attended ( huge attendance of shisyas,abhimanies in Sampradaya Attaire) is seen to be believed.A very big pandal was filled to capacity with thousands in attendance.This was held at Srirangam Srimad Andavan Arts & Science College Campus,Srirangam/ Thiruvanaikovil.

The function was attended by many from across India ,USA & many other places. 

Yathis from Ahobila Mutt ,Tirumala Jeer Asramam,Jeer Azwar Thirunagari,Rep Parakala Mutt graced during the 4 day  function -

 Vidwans were also there  - Sri Krishnapremi Swamin,,Sri NSR Swamin, Sri Karunakarachariar ,Sri Badur Rangarajan,Sri Dhamal Ramakrishnan ,Asramam Sri Natteri Swamin and more

On Thirunakshtra Dinam ,on 21 May 2015 ,Srimad Andavan was there at the Venue of Sathabhishekam much before the announced time of 7 am..Andal Goshti gave a Harathi swagatham to H H.

Veda Parayanam,Divyaprabandha Parayanam filled the  air ,for a pleasing Morning start.

Peria Satrumurai then was held with Vedam,Prabandha Pasurams recital , Sambhavanai,Arulappadu.

Theertham & Satari was given to every individual ,even though it was a big task ,but well managed.

Following Satrumurai ,Vidwans Upanaysams, Special Postal Stamp release in honour of Srimad Andavan took place.
Srimad Anadan ,Srimad Azaghiyasingar were presented a copy of Special issue .Then 
VIPs received the inagural Day Postal covers - Sri Ravi of The Hindu Sri Venu Srinivasan of TVS,Sri Gopalaswami Former Chief election ,Commisioner.&others

Eleven books ,including Sathabhisheka Malar was released by H H Srimad Andavan & Eminent Personaties received the Inaugural volumes.  Present  Srimad Andavan is the 11th Peetathipathi .

Anugraha Bashanam was delivered by H H Srimad Andavan & H H Srimad Azaghiyasingar.

Divya Desa Malai mariyadai ,Abhimana Sthalam,Branch Srimad Andavan Asramam to H H Srimad Andavan was the held & it took more than two hours for his Holiness to receive these Ahugrahhams with no signs tiredness.

For over Two and half hours the Sathabhishekam was telecast LIVE in Podhigai TV ,and  Lakhs viewed them in over 26 Countries ,it was announced.

The Function concluded with Thathiaradhanam to one and all.

I could be present there on 20th &21 May ,( Coverge of 20 May events in another seperate e mail).

Some photos & videos to get a feel of the Sathabhisheka Mahotsavam are given below.

1. Paduka Aradhanam ,Satrumurai Photo Album;
2. Special Postal stamp release Images ( from Podhigai Video)
3. Book Release by H H Srimad Andavan
4.Divya Desa,Abhimana Sthala,Branch Srimad Andavan Asramams ,Malai Mariyadai.

1. Harathi Swagatham to H H Srimad Andavan on arrival
2. Part(1) Vedam Peria Satrumurai;
    Part(2) Vedam Peria Satrumurai ;
    Part(3); Vedam Peria Satrumurai;
    Part(4) Prabandha Pasurangal ;
( Bhagawad Vishyam etc was not recorded as it was without thro' Mike /on sound system)
3. Sambhavanai,Arulappadu;

4. The following are from Live Telecast Video Recorded footage( Chennaistream site);
(  Sathabhishekam Introduction& Sriranga kshetram&Srikaryam Ahobila Mutt )
d. H H Srimad Azaghiysingar Anugraha Bashanam;
e. H H Srimad Andavan Anugraha Bashanam;
f. Recorded speech Sri Krishnapremi Swamigal;

g; Divya Desa & Other Kshtra Malai Mariyadai in 4 Parts

The above are Videos uploaded event wise ,like stamp release,books release etc.

The Podhigai Live Telecast ,as Telecast Complete ,is uploaded in my another You Tube Channel 
( I have two You tube channels devoted to Srivaishnavam)

Playlist for Podhigai Telecast;


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Srimath Andavan Sathabishekam pictures taken on 19-05-2015

                             Sreemathe RangaRamanuja Mahadesikaya Namaha

Picas link/G + links for the pictures

R Srinivasan,
www.andavan. org

Vaikasi Maasa Panchanga Sangraham

Sreemathe RangaRamanuja Mahadesikaya Namaha
Vaikasi Panchanga Sangraham Reproduced from Paduka Vaikasi issue
15-5-2015 1 Fri Vaikasi Maasa Pirappu
17-5-2015 3 Sun Sarva Amavasai
21-52015 7 Thu Srimushnam Andavan Sathabishekam
Vaikasi Tiruvadirai
29-5-2015 15 Fri Sarva Ekadasi
31-5-2015 17 Sun Mahapradosham
1/6/2015 18 Mon Swamy Nammazhwar Tirunakshatram
Vaikasi Viskam
4/6/2015 21 Thu Mysore Andavan kainkaryam
7/6/2015 24 Sun Sravanam, Vratham
12/6/2015 29 Fri Sarva Ekadasi
14-6-2015 31 Sun Mahapradosham
15-6-2015 32 Mon Aani Maasa Pirappu
16-62015 Aani 1 Tue Sarva Amavasai
R Srinivasan,
www.andavan. org

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Srimath Andavan Sathabishekam-- Arrangements

Srimathe Ranga RAmanuja MahAdesikAya Nama:
Srimathe SrinivAsa RAmanuja MahAdesikAya Nama:
Srimathe Vedanta RAmanuja MahAdesikAya Nama:
Srimathe RanganAtha MahAdesikAya Nama:
Srimathe SrinivAsa MahAdesikAya Nama:
The 81st Tirunakshatram Celebrations of HH Srimath Srimushnam Andavan will be conducted by Sishyas & Abhimanis with utmost reverence & fervor between the 17th & 21st May 2015 at Srirangam/ Thiruvanaikoil. HH will complete the Sathabhishekam year on 21st May 2015.
Holy AchAryAs of other Hoary Peetams are expected to attend this landmark event of the Sathabhishekam of the Seniormost Yathi of SriVaishnavaite Sampradayam!
This submission is about the accommodation made for the convenience of the Sevarthis in the newly constructed Yatri Novas on the banks of River Kollidam – app. 1.5 kms from the College.
1.            Dormitory – Single Bed – FREE OF CHARGE – approximately 400 Beds are still available,
2.            All other rooms have been booked,
3.            Our College Buildings will also accommodate the visitors – free of charge – some few hundreds. Accommodation will be made available on First Come First Served Basis.
Please contact Shri S Kumar – Admin Manager, Srimad Andavan Arts & Science College – (M) 07708007406, Shri Srikkanth – Admin Officer (M) 07708007409, Sri R Vasudevan, Secretary 09840873335, Sri Mohan PRM 07708007407 in this regard.

A brief summary of the arrangements:

1.            A large Pandal, 450 feet X 135 feet in size, has been put up in our College grounds in Nelson Road, Thiruvanaikoil for the conduct of the celebrations from 17th May onwards to accommodate the huge gathering of Sevarthis,

2.            From 17th to 21st May 2015, HH Srimad Andavan will conduct the Perumal & Sri Paduka Aradhanams on the special dais in this Pandal,

3.            Veda, Grantha, Sri Baashyam & Sri Paduka Sahasra (by devoted Godha Ghoshti of Srirangam) Parayanam will be carried out in this Pandal,

4.            Divya Prabandha Parayanam will be carried out at our Asramam’s Swami Desikan Sannathi in North Chithrai Street on all five days,

5.            On the 20th & 21st May 2015, 10 nos of huge 10 feet X 8 feet digital screens will be installed so that ALL viewers can see (& hear) the proceedings without let or hindrance.

6.            A Special First Day Cover will be released by India Post on the 21st May 2015 to commemorate this historic occasion; some limited First covers are available on First Come First Served basis,

7.            Adequate Autos, Taxis etc., are arranged to convey Sevarthis from Srirangam Rly Station to Yatri Nivas to College Grounds & back to Yatri Nivas & also to & fro Srirangam towns,

8.            Daily Music Programs & Upanyasams (17th to 20th May 2015) will be held at our College Auditorium on the same road,

9.             Adequate drinking water supplies are made at the Pandal itself apart from Vaidika & Lowkika Thaligai for the convenience of the Sevarthis,

10.         Live telecast is arranged for from 07:30 hours on 21st May 2015 at 

We earnestly invite you all to come over to receive the Blessings of the Divya Dhampathi, Poorvacharyas Padukas & HH Srimad Andavan on this historic occasion.

Daasan RR
Daasan R VASUDEVAN (M) 09840873335
Daasan N KASTURIRANGAN – (M) 07708007401