Sri Narayana Tirtha Aradhana - Feb. 13 to 15, 2016

The 270th Aradhana of Sri Narayana Tirtha will be observed at Sri Narayana Tirtha Brindhavanam in Thirupoonthuruthy village, Thanjavur district.

Vedaparayanam, music concerts featuring Narayana Tirtha's tarangams on three days from Feb. 13 to 15, 2016. Located on the banks of the river Kudamurutti, Tirupoonthuruthi village is quaint and unspoilt and it resonates music on all three days of the aradhana festival every year.

Schedule of this year's aradhana utsavam:

Feb. 13, 2016
08.15 A.M : Vedaparayanam by Nadukkaveri Brahmasri S.Sridhara Sastrigal & Party
08.45 A.M : Bikshavandanam by Thanjavur Sri.N. Srinivasan
09.15 A.M : Thirumurai by Thanjavur Sri.N.Srinivasan
09.45 A.M : “Lalitha Sahasranamam” by Smt.Saroja Rajagopalan & Group, Thirumullaivoyil, Chennai
10.15 A.M : Vishnu Sahasranama Parayanam by All India Vishnu Sahasranama Cultural Federation, Chennai
11.00 A.M : Harikatha by Thippirajapuram Sri. B.Ravindran - Topic-“Kannan Enn Kalvananan”
12.15 P.M : Lunch Break
3.30 P.M : “Taranga Ganam”- by Thiruvaiyaru Music College Students
4.15 P.M : Nadaswaram by Vyasarpadi Sri.G.Kothandaraman & Group
5.15 P.M : Inaugural Function. Lighting the Kuthuvilakku : Ms. Lakshmi Mani (Kuchipudi Exponent)
Prayer : Selvi. H.Sridharshini
Welcome Address : Sri. A.Ramji
President : Sri. B.V.K.Ram
Inauguration by : Sri. E.Mariappan, Director (News),Doordharshan Kendra, Chennai
Chief Guest : Sekkizhar Adipodi Mudumunaivar Thanjavur Sri.T.N.Ramachandran
Compering by : Sri.B.Anantharaman
Vote of Thanks : Dr.G.Bhalachandran
06.15 P.M : Serthalai Dr.Ranganathan Sharma – Kovai Sri.S.Chandran - Trichur Sri.C.Narendran
07.30 P.M : Sri.P.Swaminathan - “Guru Mahimai” – Part -1
08.15 P.M : Thiruveesanallur Sri.Ramakrishna Bhagavathar & Group - Namasankeerthanam

Feb. 14, 2016
07.45 A.M : Vedaparayanam by Nadukkaveri Brahmasri S.Sridhara Sastrigal & Party
08.15 A.M : ”Gana Varshini”- Namasankeerthanam by Students & Staff of Sastra University, Thanjavur
09.15 A.M : Taranga Ganam by Selvi H.Sri Dharshini & Group
09.35 A.M : Selvi.R.Anupama & Group
09.55 A.M : Thanjavur Selvan.K.Kedaranath & Group
10.15 A.M : Thanjavur Smt.Mythili Kannan & Group
10.45 A.M : Warangal Selvan.Shankar Adithya & Group
11.30 A.M : Dance Solo- by Selvi.Pavithra Rajasekaran
12.15 P.M : Lunch Break
03.30 P.M : Taranga Ganam by Chennai Smt.Chitra Mohan Kumar (Hindustani Music), Sri.Rajasekaran – Sri.Suresh Raj
04.15 P.M : Selvi. Amirtha Murali – Sri.B.Ananthakrishnan - Sri.Guru Raghavendra
05.00 P.M : Kunnakkudy Sri.M.Balamurali Krishna –Thiruvellore Sri.V.Parthasarathy – Manikudi Sri.S.Chandrasekaran
05.45 P.M : Flute recital by Prapancham Sri.S.Balachandran - Sri.B.Ananthakrishnan - Sri.Guru Raghavendra
06.30 P.M : Dr.Nithyasri Mahadevan - Parur Sri.M.A.Krishnaswamy - Sri.I.Sivakumar -
Alathur Sri.T.Raja Ganesh
07.30 P.M : Sri.P.Swaminathan - “Guru Mahimai” –Part -2
08.15 P.M : Needamangalam Alamelu & Dr.Subbaraman & Group - Harikatha - Topic-“Rasa Leelai”

Feb. 15, 2016
7.15 A.M : Nadaswaram by Kalyanapuram Sri.M.Ganesan & Party
Unchavruthi by Thillaisthanam Sri.Panchapakesa Bhagavathar & Party
8.30 A.M : Vedaparayanam by Nadukkaveri Brahmasri S.Sridhara Sastrigal & Party
9.15 A.M : Harikatha- by Prof.Smt.Girija Ramaswamy- Topic-“Narayana Tirtha”
10.15 A.M : Nadaswaram by Sri.Sheik Mahabub Shubani-Smt.Kalisha Beevi - Sri.Feroz Babu & Party
12.00 Noon - Lunch Break
3.15 P.M : Award Function :
Welcome : Smt.V.Neela Ravichandran
Prayer by : Selvan.S.Sriram
Prize Distribution and Felicitation Function
President : Dr. M. Gopalakrishnan, M. Tech., Ph. D.,
(Director, Alternative Energy, Sri Venkateswara Collage of Engineering, Sriperumbudhur)
Conferring the Title - “Narayana Tirtha Seva Niratha”
On the following Vidwans:
Harikatha Vidwamsini Thanjavur Smt.T.R.Kamala Murthy
Nadaswara Vidwan -Sri.Sheik Mahabub Shubani & Nadaswara Vidwamsini- Smt.Kalisha Beevi
Felicitation by : Dr.R.Kousalya, Thillaisthanam
Chief Guest: Sri.B.Veeraraghavan, DGM, Zonal Office, Indian Bank, Kumbakonam, will distribute the prizes to Tarangam Winners.
Vote of Thanks : Sri.B.Anantharaman
4.30 P.M : Sri.Mahadevan Shankara Narayanan, S/o Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri.T.V.Shankaranarayanan – Trichy K.Ramprasad-Manikkudi Sri.S.Chandrasekaran
5.15 P.M : Dr. Subha Ganesan –Thiruvellore Sri.V.Parthasarathy - Manikkudi Sri.S.Chandrasekaran
6.00 P.M : Mambalam Sisters Smt. Chitra & Smt.Vijayalakshmi - Sri.B.Anathakrishnan - Sri.Guru Raghavendra
7.00 P.M : Nama Sankeerthanam by Erode Sri.Rajamani Bhagavathar & Group
Anjaneya Uthsavam, Mangalam

Contact Sri Narayana Tirtha Swamigal Aradhana Celebration Committee at New No. 10/2, (Old No. 64/2) II Main Road, Raja Annamalaipuram, Chennai - 600 028. Phone 044-2493 6671. E-mail : narayanatirtha@yahoo.com