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Aadi perukku, Aug 3rd Saturday

Aadi perukku procedure

"Aadiperukku" (ஆடிப்பெருக்கு - பதினெட்டாம் பெருக்கு ) is celebrated in the month of July - August,in the 18th day of Tamil month ஆடி.This year it falls on 3rd July.Normally Tamil month Aadi is considered very sacred in the South.Goddess Mariamman is worshipped in all places.During the Fridays of this month,special poojas are conducted in the temples glorifying Goddess sakthi.Temple festivals are conducted in both Shiva & Vaishnava temples.During 18 th day, idols ( உற்சவ மூர்த்தி )are decorated in a grand manner with flower garlands & taken in a procession to a near by river.sprinkling of holy water from the river is carried out with devotion.(தீர்த்தவாரி).During 1960 in my early child hood days, i have participated in these festival.We used to decorate a small wooden vehicle with 4 wheels covered like a temple tower (சப்பரம்),place a small idol in it , tying with a rope,drew it to the river bank.In the school also teachers & students make a vehicle in a bigger…

Siruvapuri Murugan Holy Wedding.

Siruvapuri Murugan temple: 30 kms  from Koyambedu bus stand ( Chennai ) in the Gummidipoondi- Kavarapettai bus route.We have to get down at siruvapuri new road stop.Temple 3 kms  west.This temple history is connected with Ramayana.It is said that Lava & Kusa , the children of Sri Seeta Rama , here fought with Sri. Rama without knowing  Him as  their father with bow & arrows.Since the the children took arrow to fight,this place is called "சிறுவரம்பேடு "சிறுவர் + அம்பு +எடு - in Tamil.Saint Arunagirinathar has sung Holy songs in Tamil - Thiruppugazh  praising God Muruga.Those who wish to build new houses used to visit this temple & offer prayers.Arunagiriyaar has sung Thirppugazh song "அண்டர்பதி குடியேற " in which he says God Muruga rescues the lost kingdom of Devendra( heaven ) by defeating the devil forces & gives it to him.Photos show the "grand wedding of God Balasubramanya with Goddes Valli".See how the sculptors  have brought the  real wedding scenes,the smile on the face of the bride groom .bride looking down & holy feet of Goddess showing the anklets


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