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

Day 37 of Athi Varadar darshan: Lord seen in beautiful white silk robes (video)

Today, the 37th day of darshan after the idol was taken out of the temple tank in June, also marks the 6th day the Lord is seen in ninra thirukolam. Continue Reading

HC orders inspection of temple tank where Athi Vardar idol is kept

Ashokan of Mambalam had moved the court to have the temple tank desilted now that the Athi Varadar idol has been taken out of it and is giving darshan in the Vasantha Mandapam of the temple. Continue Reading

Chief Minister Palaniswami worships Athi Varadar replica in Salem

A replica of Lord Athi Varadar in sayana thirukolam (lying pose) has been installed at Hindu Religions and Charitable Endowments Department stall in the Salem government trade fair. Continue Reading

Day 36 of Athi Varadar darshan is also Day 5 of ninra thirukolam darshan (video)

Here is a new colour robe for Lord Athi Varadar today: a beautiful magenta silk with a contrasting brown border.  Continue Reading

Day 35: Athi Varadar decked up in mustard colour silk (video)

On the 35th day of Athi Varadar vaibhavam in Kanchi Varadarajaswami temple, the idol has been decked up with mustard colour silk and adorned with garlands made of variety of flowers. Continue Reading

No Athi Varadar darshan from 5 pm to 8 pm on 34th day today (video)

It is also the third day that Lord Athi Varadar is giving darshan in ninra thirukolam after a month in sayana thirukolam.  Continue Reading

Rs 3.35 crore collected in Athi Varadar hundials, says HR&CE dept

The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department of the Tamilnadu government has said Rs 3.35 crore has been collected in the hundials set up near the Athi Varadar deity in Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple in Kanchipuram. Continue Reading

Athi Varadar in ninra thirukolam: Change in darshan timings 3 Aug (video)

Devotees are asked to note that darshan timing will be truncated tomorrow, on the occasion of Adi Pooram. Adi Pooram marks saint Andal’s marriage to Lord Perumal. This will be celebrated in the Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple in a grand manner from 5 pm to 8 pm. Continue Reading

Day 32: Athi Varadar darshan in ninra thirukolam from today (video)

This morning, the temple doors opened at 5.30 am and the rush of devotees had their fill of Lord Athi Varadar in standing pose. Continue Reading