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

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