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Main shrine[ edit ] In the sanctum sanctorumPadmanabha reclines on the serpent Anantha or Adi Sesha. Brahma emerges on a lotus, which emanates from the navel of the Lord. The deity is made from 12, saligramams. The daily worship is with flowers and for the abhishekam, special deities are used.
On the orders of Marthanda Varma —58the Ottakkal-mandapam was cut out of a rock at Thirumala, about 4 miles 6. It measured 20 square feet 1. At the same time, Marthanda Varma also brought 12, shaligramsaniconic representations of Vishnufrom the Gandaki Rivernorth of Benares now known as Varanasi to the temple.
These were used in the reconsecration of the Padmanabha. Only the King of Travancore may how to write amicus curiae sashtanga namaskaram, or prostrate on the "Ottakkal Mandapam". It is traditionally held that anybody who prostrates on the mandapam has surrendered all that he possesses to the Deity.
Since the ruler has already done that, he is permitted to prostrate on this mandapam. Thiruvambadi shrine enjoys an independent status and predates the shrine of Padmanabha.
Thiruvambadi shrine has its own namaskara mandapam, bali stones and flagmast. As these Vrishnies belong to the lineage of Lord Krishna, they are known as Krishnan vakakkar.
The two-armed granite idol, with one hand holding the whip and the other resting on the left thigh holding the conch close to it, is in standing posture. On Ekadasi days the Lord is dressed and decorated as Mohini.
Grand idols of Garuda and Hanuman stand with folded hands in the Valiya balikkal area. The temple has a corridor with and one-quarter sculptured granite-stone pillars with elaborate carvings which stands out to be an ultimate testimonial for the Vishwakarma sthapathis in sculpting this architectural masterpiece.
This corridor extends from the eastern side into the sanctum sanctorum. The major festivals are bi-annual. On the ninth day the Maharajah of Travancore, in his capacity as Thrippappoor Mooppan, escorts the deities to the vettakkalam for Pallivetta.
Centuries back, the Pallivetta procession was said to pass through Kaithamukku, Kuthiravattom KunnumpuramPazhaya Sreekanteswaram and Putharikkandam. The festivals culminate with the Aarat holy bath procession to the Shankumugham Beach.
The word Aarat refers to the purificatory immersion of the deities of the temple in sea. This event takes place in the evening. The Maharajah of Travancore escorts the Aarat procession on foot.
The festival idols "Utsava Vigrahas" of Padmanabhaswamy, Narasimha Moorthi and Krishna Swami are given a ritual bath in the sea, after the prescribed pujas.
After this ceremony, the idols are taken back to the temple in a procession that is lit by traditional torches, marking the conclusion of the festival.
The idols of Saraswati Amman, Mun Uditha Nangai Parasakti who appeared before Saraswati, Lakshmi and Parvati to help them identify their husbands who had been transformed into infants by the power of chastity of Anasuya and Kumara Swami Murugan are brought to the Kuthira malika palace in front of Padmanabha temple as a procession.
This festival lasts for 9 days. The famous Swathi music festival is held every year during this festival.
Big idol of Pandavas displayed during Panguni festival The biggest festival in this temple is laksha deepam, which means hundred thousand or one lakh lamps.
This festival is unique and commences once in 6 years. Prior to this festival, chanting of prayers and recitation of three vedas is done for 56 days Murajapam. On the last day, hundred thousand oil lamps are lit in and around the temple premises. The next laksha deepam is slated in January Sannyasins from any one of the monasteries founded by the disciples of Adi Sankara in Thrissur do pushpanjali flower worship daily to Padmanabha, Narasimha Moorthi and Krishna Swami.
Of these monasteries, Naduvil Madhom is the most important as Vilvamangalathu Swamiyar, the founder of this Temple, belonged to this monastery.
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