Spl poojas performed, thaila kaapu given for Athi Varadar before immersion (video)

Special poojas were performed and thaila kappu adorned for Athi Varadar as the Almighty is all set to be taken to Anantha Saras temple tank later today, as the 48-day, once-in-a-40-year spectacle of Lord Athi Varadar festival at the Lord Varadaraja Perumal Temple in Kancheepuram concludes. Continue Reading

Superstar Rajinikanth has darshan of Lord Athi Varadar at Kanchi

There was a surprise devotee-visitor to the Kanchipuram Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple last night for a darshan of Athi Varadar: Superstar Rajinikanth.  Continue Reading

Day 44: Just three more days for Athi Varadar darshan to end (video)

The Lord, also hailed as Devarajan, was today, the 44th day of darshan, seen in the same regal crown that He was decorated with a few days ago. Continue Reading

Case in Madras HC seeking to extend Athi Varadar darshan by 48 days

A case has been filed in the Madras High Court, seeking to extend the days of Athi Varadar darshan to another 48 days. Continue Reading

Day 43 of Athi Varadar darshan: Lord seen in beautiful regal crown (video)

On the 12 day of ninra thirukolam darshan today, there was heavy rush of people. Buses were being halted near Walajabad, according to reports reaching here, to streamline the traffic coming into Kanchipuram and leaving the temple town. Continue Reading

Day 42: Devotees throng Kanchipuram for Athi Varadar darshan

Devotees thronged Kanchipuram in large numbers for Athi Varadar darshan today. On the 41st day of the vaibhavam, the idol was decked up in vengaya saragu colour pattu. Continue Reading

Day 41: More people land in Kanchi for Athi Varadar darshan (video)

Today being the 41st day of Athi Varadar darshan is also the 10th day of the Lord in ninra thirukolam. From 1 July to 31 July, the deity was worshipped in sayana thirukolam. Continue Reading

Athi Varadar found in pink robes on day 40 of darshan at Kanchi (video)

On the 9th day of ninra thirukolam today, Lord Athi Varadar looked enchanting, draped in baby pink vastram with a broad blue zari border.  Continue Reading

Kanchi Collector says there will be no Athi Varadar darshan 17 Aug (video)

Accordingly, the time for darshan on 16 August will be extended, he said today, the 39th day of darshan. Continue Reading

Athi Varadar darshan timing extended till 2 am to manage rush (video)

Owing to the unprecedented rush of devotees, darshan timings have also been extended by 3 hours: the temple doors will now close at 2 am, instead of 11 pm. Continue Reading