Athi Varadar: Ananta Saras tank fast filling up; heavy rain lashes Kanchi

After Lord Athi Varadar was kept inside Ananta Saras temple tank late last night as the 48-day-long festival in Kanchipuram Sri Devarajaswamy temple came to close, the temple town has been witnessing rains and the thirukulam is fast filling up. Continue Reading

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

Day 47: Over 6 lakh throng Kanchi for last day darshan of Athi Varadar (video)

The 48-day Athi Varadar vaibhavam ends today for the public and the idol of the Almighty will be placed in Ananta Saras tank tomorrow in the Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple. Athi Varadar will emerge from the temple tank only after 40 years, that is, in 2059. Continue Reading

Day 46: Lord Athi Varadar darshan in beautiful floral dress (video)

With just one more day to go for the Athi Varadar vaibhavam in Kanchipuram to end for the public, the Lord was today seen dressed in  pushpangi (floral dress). Continue Reading

Deve Gowda, Kumaraswamy, Rajini offer prayers to Lord Athi Varadar

Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader H D Deve Gowda on Wednesday offered prayers to Lord Athi Varadar here, with two days to go for the culmination of the festival that is held once in 40 years. Continue Reading

Day 45 today; Changes in timings for Athi Varadar darshan 15 Aug (video)

There will be truncated darshan tomorrow on account of Adi Garuda Sevai. There will be no darshan after 5 pm as the festival is to be celebrated. 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