Andal Jayanti, Special Abhishekam and Archana – July 26, at 7 pm

  • Venue:
    Sri Venkateswara Temple
  • Start:
    July 26, 2017 7:00 am
  • End:
    July 26, 2017 9:00 pm

Aadi Pooram, also known as Aandal Jayanti, is dedicated to Andal, who is believed to be an incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi. The festival observed in the Tamil month of Aadi celebrates the birth of Andal. Aadi Pooram 2017date is July 26 (2nd Pooram falling in the month of Aadi). Aadi Pooram is also dedicated to Goddess Shakti and it is believed that the Goddess comes down to bless the people on this day. Pooram or Puram is one among the 27 Nakshatras in Hindu Astrology.

The story of Goddess Andal is famous throughout Tamil Nadu and She is renowned for her steadfast devotion for Sri Ranganatha (Lord Vishnu).
Thiruppavai and the Nachiyar Thirumozhi are two of her literary compositions praising Lord Vishnu.