Chennai: On the 9th day of ninra thirukolam today, Lord Athi Varadar looked enchanting, draped in baby pink vastram with a broad blue zari border.
Today also being the 40th day of darshan at Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple and with just eight days to go for the vaibhavam to draw to a close, the devotees and pilgrims crowd is swelling at Kanchipuram.
Yesterday, some 3 lakh people are said to have had darshan of the Lord who is found in standing posture now after being worshipped in sayana thirukolam (reclining posture), for a month from 1 July.
Kanchipuram Collector P Ponniah yesterday announced that there will be no darshan on the last day – 17 August.
VIP darshan would be stopped with 15 August and only general darshan will be allowed 16 August, it is said.
Photos / video: D Sundar