kramam (routine)/timings

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Daily routines

  • Daily
    • Morning
      • viswarUpam(6 – 6.30 am)
      • thiruppaLLiyezhuchi, thiruppAvai (7.30 am)
      • sARRumuRai at perumAL/emperumAnAr sannidhi (8.30pm)
      • thiruppaLLiyezhuchi and thiruppAvai – munnadi/pinnadi – gOshti and sARRumuRai at AzhwAn sannidhi and mAmunigaL sannidhi
    • Evening 
      • AzhwAr/AchAryar thirunakshathram – thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiruthAmbu, sva (own) prabhandham (5.30 pm)
      • If no sva prabhandham – thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiruthAmbu, rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi (5.30 pm)
      • sARRumuRai
      • mAmunigaL sannidhi
        • upadhEsa rathina mAlai – munnadi pinnadi (6.15 pm)
        • sARRumuRai
  • Friday – evening – thAyAr puRappAdu inside (siriya thirumadal) (5.15 pm)
  • thiruvAdhirai
    • emperumAnAr thirumanjanam (12.30pm)
    • thiruppAvai/sthOthra pAdam sEvAkAlam (4pm)
    • sARRumuRai
    • puRappAdu (5.30pm)
    • kOil thiruvAimozhi munnadi/pinnadi gOshti and sARRumuRai (7.30pm)
  • punarpUsam – evening – srI rAmar puRappAdu (perumAL thirumozhi) (5.15 pm)
  • thirumUlam
    • mAmunigaL purappAdu – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi gOshti (5.15 pm)
    • emperumAnAr sannidhi – upadhEsa rathina mAlai (6 pm)
    • mAmunigaL managaLAsAsanam – inside purappAdu – with dhAti panchakam and yathirAja vimsathi gOshti
    • mAmunigaL sannidhi – thiruvAimozhi nURRanthAdhi (6.30 pm)
  • sravaNam (thiruvONam) – Adhi kEsavan puRappAdu  (mudhal thiruvanthAdhi) (5.15 pm)
  • pancha parvam – mAsa pravEsam, EkAdhasi, amAvAsyai, paurNami 
    • thirumanjanam – perumAL, ubhaya nAchiyArs
    • purappAdu (5.15 pm) 
      • if thiruvAdhirai, emperumAnAr will accompany emperumAn in the puRappAdu
      • if thirumUlam, mAmunigaL will accompany emperumAn in the puRappAdu

nithyappadi (aruLicheyal kramam – evenings on non-uthsavam days)

  • thiruppallANdu,  kaNNinuN chiruthAmbu – munnadi pinnadi (Except swAthi, kaNNinuN chiruthAmbu is recited every day)
  • thiruvEnkata patthu (pAsurams related to thiruvEnkatamudaiyAn) – recited twice every month
    • periyAzhwAr thirumozhi – pUcchUttal, kAppidal, chenniyOngu
    • nAchiyAr thirumozhi – viNNila mElAppu
    • perumAL thirumozhi – UnERu chelvatthu
    • periya thirumozhi – thAyE thanthai
    • thiruvAimozhi – ozhivil kAlam, ulagamuNda peruvAyA, kangulum pagalum

 

  1. aswini – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  2. bharani – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  3. kArthigai – thirukkurunthANdagam, thirunedunthANdagam
  4. rOhiNi – thiruppallANdu – munnadi pinnadi, thiuvEnkata patthu – munnadi pinnadi, kaNNinuN chiruthAmbu – munnadi pinnadi, amalanAdhi pirAn
  5. mrugasIrsham – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  6. thiruvAdhirai – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  7. punarpUsam – perumAL thirumozhi
  8. pUsam – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  9. Ayilyam – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  10. magam – nAnmugan thiruvanthAdhi
  11. pUram – nAchiyAr thirumozhi – munnadi pinnadi
  12. uthram – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  13. hastham – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  14. chithrai – thiruppallANdu – munnadi pinnadi, thiruvEnkata pathu – munnadi pinnadi, amalanAdhi pirAn – munnadi pinnadi, kaNNinuN chiruthAmbu
  15. swAthi – thiruppallANdu, pUcchUttal, kAppidal, from mAdhavatthOn to chenniyOngu – all munndai pinnadi
  16. visAkam – thiruviruttham
  17. anusham – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  18. kEttai – thirumAlai
  19. thirumUlam – upadhEsa rathina mAlai
  20. pUrAdam – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  21. uthrAdam – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  22. thiruvONam – mudhal thiruvanthAdhi
  23. avittam – iraNdAm thiruvanthAdhi
  24. sathayam – mUnRAm thiruvanthAdhi
  25. pUrattAdhi – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  26. uthrattAdhi – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi
  27. rEvathi – rAmAnusa nURRanthAdhi

dhanur mAsam kramam

  • viswarUpam
  • thiruppaLLiyezhuchi and thiruppAvai gOshti and sARRumuRai in perumAL/emperumAnAr sannidhi
  • mArgazhi special – thiruppAvai nAL pAttu (daily 1 pAsuram will be recited in sequence) and kOthai piRanthavUr pAsuram
  • ANdAL, nammAzhwAr and emperumAnAr vAzhi thirunAmams
  • panchAnga sravaNam
  • thiruppaLLiyezhuchi and thiruppAvai munnadi/pinnadi gOshti and sARRumuRai in the following sannidhis
    • thAyAr sannidhi
    • rAmar sannidhi
    • vENu gOpAlan sannidhi
    • mAmunigaL sannidhi
    • kUrathAzhwAn sannidhi

 perumAL brahmOthsava kramam

  • Morning
    • chakkarathAzhwAr puRappAdu for bali (offerings to dhEvathAs) around the town
    • puRappAdu for Adhi kEsava perumAL around the town with iyaRpA gOshti.
    • perumAL returns to mirror room. 
    • iyal sARRumuRai in front of emperumAnAr at his sannidhi.
  • Afternoon
    • thirumanjanam for perumAL, thAyArs, sEnai mudhaliyAr, chakkarathAzhwAr and mAmunigaL.
  • Evening
    • chakkarathAzhwAr puRappAdu for bali (offerings to dhEvathAs) around the town
    • Adhi kEsava perumAL puRappAdu in vAhanam with iyaRpA, mudhalAyiram, periya thirumozhi gOshti.
    • perumAL returns to kaNNAdi aRai (mirror room)
  • Special activities
    • 3rd day garuda vAhanam – emperumAnAr participates in morning puRappAdu, thirumanjanam.
    • 6th day chUrNAbishEkam (if thirumUlam, mAmunigaL participates in chUrNAbishEkam and afternoon thirumanjanam)
    • 7th day rathOthsavam – perumAL spends the day at piLLai maNdapam
    • 8th day vana vihAram – perumAL along with emperumAnAr goes to vanabhOjana maNdapam and then arrives at yathirAja jIyar mutt. undergoes thirumanjanam there. In the evening puRappAdu, emperumAnAr and thirumangai AzhwAr participate in vEdupaRi uthsavam
    • 9th day – thIrthavAri
    • 10th day – sapthAvaraNam – thiruvAimozhi recital

chithrai thiruvAdhirai – emperumAnAr thiruvavathAra uthsava kramam

  • Early Morning
    • viswarUpam (3am)
    • thiruvArAdhanam
    • emperumAnAr leaves from his sannidhi around 4.30am, comes around the temple prAkAram with sthOthra pAta gOshti.
    • oyyAra nadai (different gathis/steps) and echcharikkai (hechcharikkA – glorifications) of emperumAnAr being hailed by kainkaryaparars.
    • emperumAnAr arrives to vAhana maNdapam
  • Morning
    • emperumAnAr puRappAdu in thanga (golden) pallakku (most of the days) around the town with iyaRpA gOshti.
    • maNdagappadi (stop-over) at many places along the route
    • emperumAnAr returns to vAhana maNdapam
    • iyaRpA gOshti sARRumuRai followed by iyal sARRu
    • emperumAnAr visits his avathAra maNdapam (at the end of vAhana maNdapam) – this is where 74 simhAsanAdhipathis (established by emperumAnAr) are present. 
    • emperumAnAr leaves vAhana maNdapam and arrives at kaNNAdi aRai (mirror room)
  • Afternoon
    • emperumAnAr thirumanjanam (around 12 noon) 
    • thiruppallANdu, thiruppAvai, mudhalAyiRam/periya thirumozhi gOshti while applying thirumaN kAppu (Urdhva puNdram) to emperumAnAr followed by sARRumuRai
  • Evening
    • emperumAnAr paththi ulA (puRappAdu inside the temple and in the maNdapam outside), jhUlA dharshan
    • nithya vibhUthi leelA vibhUthi – emperumAnAr performing mangaLAsAsanam to dhivya dhEsams
    • emperumAnAr arrives at vAhana maNdapam
    • emperumAnAr puRappAdu in vAhanam with iyaRpA, mudhalAyiram and periya thirumozhi gOshti
    • emperumAnAr returns to vAhana maNdapam
    • emperumAnAr arrives back at the mirror room
    • iyal sARRu
  • Night
    • thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiRu thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi gOshti and sARRumuRai 
    • emperumAnAr EkAntha sEvai – slow procession with glorifications back to his sannidhi
  • Special activities
    • 6th day vELLai sAththuppadi (emperumAnAr wearing white clothes) in horse vAhanam along with AzhwAn wearing kAshAya vasthram in separate pallakku. kUrEsa vijayam recital in the afternoon.
    • 8th day thirumanthrArththam recital
    • 9th day rathOthsavam

thiruvAdi pUram uthsava kramam

  • Morning 
    • ANdAL thirumanjanam  (if EkAdhasi or amAvAsyai, perumAL and ubhaya nAchiyArs also enjoy thirumanjanam. on thiruvAdirai emperumAnAr also enjoys thirumanjanam)
    • thiruppAvai gOshti and sARRumuRai (On thiruvAdhirai, sthOthra pAtam also recited)
  • Evening
    • puRappAdu for ANdAL with iyaRpA gOshti (if EkAdhasi or amAvAsyai, perumAL also joins in puRappAdu. On thiruvAdhirai, emperumAnAr also joins in puRappAdu)
    • Return to temple
    • mAlai mARRal (garland exchange) with Adhi kEsava perumAL (only on days when perumAL is not in puRappAdu)
    • ANdAL on Unjal (jhUlA/swing) (If EkAdhasi, perumAL/ANdAL on swing together)
    • thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiRu thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi 1 centum gOshti and sARRumuRai

 

pavithrOthsava kramam

  • Morning
    • emperumAnAr arrives at mirror room
    • hOmam
    • vEdha pArAyaNam
    • pUrNAhudhi
    • thiruppAvai gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Afternoon
    • thirumanjanam for Adhi kEsava perumAL, thAyArs and emperumAnAr
    • thiruppAvai gOshti and sARRumuRai
  • Evening
    • puRappAdu for Adhi kEsava perumAL, ubhaya nAchiyArs and emperumAnAr with iyaRpA gOshti
    • Return to temple
    • perumAL, thAyArs, emperumAnAr arrive at the kaNNAdi aRai (mirror room) near yAga sAlai.
    • thiruvArAdhanam
    • hOmam (yAgam) begins
    • vEdha pArAyaNam
    • thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiRu thAmbu, thiruvAimozhi 2 centums gOshti
    • pUrNAhudhi (hOmam completion)
    • sARRumuRai
    • emperumAnAr returns to his sannidhi. perumAl/thAyArs stay back at the mirror room itself.

Notes:

  • Thanks to srI u.vE. nArAyaNan swamy and Sri u.vE. maNivaNNan swamy for their valuable inputs. 
  • All times are tentative and may change according to situation.

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