Monday, November 17, 2008

Kalpathy Ratholsavam Day9- Moonam Theru ( Final Day)

Moonam Theru- Lakshmy Narayana Permumal
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RatharohanamKrishna Parunthu flying around.. as always, during Ratharohanam :)

After Rathatrohanam ,Ratha Yatra


Moonam Theru : Evening

The 4 Rathams in Old Kalpathy: Viswanatha swamy, Ganapathy Swamy, Subramania Swamy and Lashmy narayana Perumal about to start the Ratha Yatra in the evening
Men @ Action: Using Chenai effectively to turn n stop the ratham
Lakshmynarayana Perumal Ratham reaching ManthakaraiManthakarai Ganpathy Theru : Behind you can see the Viswanatha Swamy Ratham having completed the yatra!

Manthakarai Ganapathy Theru: Sun Set View: Aint it beautiful?Rathasangamam: At Theru mutti, near Viswanatha Swamy Temple

After the Ratham's reach their respective temples, there is special Abhishekam held. There after there is Pallakku Kutcheri and the Idol's are again decorated and a Pallakku procession takes place.

Lakshmy Narayana Perumal: See the alankram carefully. The leg position. Relaxed Pose :)

12 am 16/11/2008: Nadaswaram Kutcheri

2.00 am Viswanatha Swamy : Pallakku Procession
Subramania Swamy

Viswanatha Swamy and Subramania Swamy Pallakku
Manthakarai Ganapathy Swamy in Pallakku

Lakshmynarayana Perumal in Pallakku
By the time the Pallakku reached the temple, it was about 7 am in the morning.

There is Kodi Erakkam at 9 30 am and Manja Neer Villayattu after that.

With this the Ratholsavam officially ends.



kanfusion said...

so theru is successfully ove

Priya said...

Thanks a lot for posting all the Photos.

Kumar said...

Great effort in reporting the Kalpathy Ratholsavam. Thanks.

manu said...


Death Smiles at us said...

De "Krishna Parunthu" flyin is really mysterious !!

Krishna Kumar said...

Awesome pictures!!! Didn't felt like I had actually missed the theru !!!! Very nice work indeed!!!!

Ravi Balan said...

Thank you all. it has been my pleasure

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Kurinji said...

we are very happy to see the

kalpathy ratholsavam photos.

thanks to RAVIBALAN.


sukanya said...

photos are really good Thanks to Ravi

manu said...

How are you?

Vidya said...

It was such a great pleasure to see all these pics of theru. Esp it felt too nostalgic too.

Thanks a lot for this wonderful initiative from ur end.

All the best

Ravi Balan said...

Thank you all.