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Sri Narayani Proclamation Day - 18th Anniversary Celebrations

It was a beautiful Saturday morning in Malaikodi on May 8th 2010. As usual crowds of devotees gathered at the Sri Narayani Peedam anxiously waiting to participate in the Sri Narayani Amma Proclamation Day 18th Anniversary celebrations.


 
 

Beloved Amma performed the usual morning pujas after which Amma go ready for the celebrations at the Sri Vidyalaya School.

Decorated altar at the Peedam entrance

 

The celebrations consisted of a procession which started at the Sri Narayani Vidyalaya School and culminated at the Swayambhu Temple at the Sri Narayani Peedam.

Sri Sakthi Amma lights the lamp to start the celebrations

 

Beloved Amma started from the Peedam to the Sri Narayani Vidyalaya School 06:50am. As Amma arrived at the school, Amma lit the kuthuvilakku lamp (organized by the Baktha Sabha and the Reception Committe).

Mrs. Radha and Mr. Heinz Haemerlin perform Pada Puja

 

Beloved Amma walks off the stage

 

Beloved Amma performs the arathi

 

Beloved Amma performs the puja

 

Beloved Amma places the kalasam on Smt. Jothi Amma's head

 

After this the arathi to the Kalasam ( silver vessel containing Turmeric water for the abhishekam of Swayambhu Narayani) was performed and placed on the head of the Smt. Jothi Amma.

Beloved Amma leads the procession

 

The temple elephants followed by the Nadaswaram group were at the front of the procession. Sri Sakthi Amma led the procession with Smt. Jothi Ammal carrying the kalasam towards the Peedam.

Beloved Amma walks with invited guest

 

Overseas devotees in procession

 

They were followed by the Baktha Sabha,and the foreign and local devotees.

Devotee greets Beloved Amma with a basket of flowers

 

On arriving at the Swayambhu Temple, Sri Sakthi Amma took the Kalasam and performed the first Abhishekam on Swayambhu Narayani.

Smt. Jothi Amma does abhishekam next

 

The next abhishekam was performed by Smt. Jothi Ammal.

Mr. Suresh Babu does the abhishekam

 

Thereafter each devotee took their turn to perform Abhishekam on this auspicious day.

Devotees wait in line to perform the abhishekam

 

Long line of devotees wait their turn to do the abhishekam on this auspicious day

 

The line was long and the sun was hot but the devotees were patient and waited for their turn.

One by one they did the abhishekam

 

Children were also part of the celebrations

 

Abhishekams were performed by 10,008 devotees which ended at around 7:00pm.

Even the babies

 

Devotees gathered in the shade waiting their turn

 

And the line continues

At the end of the day Beloved Amma did the evening puja at the Swayambhu Temple

Beloved Amma does the first abhishekam

 

Beloved Amma does the first abhishekam

 

Beloved Amma decorates the Shakthi Lingam

 

Beloved Amma decorates the Shakthi Lingam

 

Self manifested Shakthi Lingam inside the Swayambhu Temple

Beloved Amma performs arathi

 

 

 

 
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