Sunday, 24 November 2013

Thirunalaippovar Gurupoojai

Thirunalaippovar (Nandhanar) gurupoojai was celebrated at Meladhanur (near Mayiladuthurai) on 25.9.2013. Abishekam and aradhanai were conducted for Sivalinga thirumeni, Umai ammai, Nayanar and other deities. Sixty students participated in the Thirumurai competition. Mayiladuthurai Thiru Dakshnamoorthy provided food for more than 200 people.

Some special features:
(i) Thirty Sivanadiyar thirukoota devotees of Thiruverumbur participated.
(ii) School Teacher Samidurai of Meladhanurhad trained students on Gurugnanasambandhar verses.
(iii) Jandai Melam was performed through the efforts of Praveen Kumar.

Dr.Thiru M.Sivachandran (9443985686), Lifetime dedicated Thondar conducted all the activities.

Enathinatha Nayanar Gurupoojai

Enathinatha Nayanar Gurupoojai was being celebrated by Ko.Subramanianar of Thiruvaiyaru from 1988 to 2010. After he attained Sivaperu, Thiru Jothi( alias Prakash)  of Mayiladuthurai (9487482580) is celebrating the guripoojai from 2011 at Enanallur(Eyinanur) (2 Kms west of Nachiyar kovil, Kumbakonam division).
This year in the morning abisekham and aradhanai were performed for the nayanar, Sivalinga thirumeni, Umai ammai and other deities. In the evening nayanar was taken in procession with chendai melam. Special lectures were conducted and thirumurai competitions were held.
Arubathimoovar manram, Vriddhachalam had presented a bronze image of Nayanar. Members of Uzhavaram, local people and sivanadiyars from Kumbakonam participated.

Uruthira Pasupathi Nayanar Gurupoojai

Uruthira Pasupathi Nayanar Gurupoojai was being celebrated for the past 23 years from 1988 at Thiruthalayur by thiru R.Sambanda Moorthy (9486382348)  life time dedicated Thondar. Thiruthalayur is situated between Kollumangudi and Karaikkal in Nannilam division in Thiruvarur District. This year also nayanar gurupoojai was celebrated with abishekam and floral decorations to nayanar. Rudra japam was also conducted followed by annadhanam. This was done by the trustee.
In the evening, there was a procession of nayanar and Tirumurai with nadhaswaram, lectures and competitions for students. Members of Uzhavaram Gowrimayurnathar sivanadiyar thirukootam, Mayiladuthurai Punugeeswarar sivanadiyar thiru kootam, Koranad and Margasahayar vazhipaatu manram, Moovalur participated.
Thiru Sambanthamoorthy helped financially for giving electric connection to the temple. He worked jointly with the local people for the renovation of the temple in the year 2010.

Kunguliakalaya Nayanar Gurupoojai

Kunguliakalaya Nayanar Gurupoojai was celebrated at Thirukkadaiyur (Near Mayiladuthurai, Nagai - Sirkali highways road) on Avani Moolam, 2013. Abishekam with Floral decoration was performed for Nayanar. Members of Uzhavaram, Manivasagar Manram, Sembanarkovil, Sirappuli Nayanar Vazhibattu manram, Akkur, Panchayat Board president, School correspondent and Saiva devotees participated. Special lectures on Nayanar were conducted. School students participated in Thirumurai competition and were awarded. Life time dedicated Thondar Thiru A.Ravi of Melaiyur (9965721980) was celebrating nayanar gurupoojai for the past 5 years. Night dinner was provided by Sathabishekam hotel management.

Seruthunai Nayanar Gurupoojai

Seruthunai nayanar gurupoojai was conducted on Avani poosam 2013 at Keelathanjavur (2 Kms from Thirumarugal Division, Nagai district), Abishekam and floral decoration to Nayanar and main deities were conducted. Panchayat Board president, Nattamai, Teachers and local public participated in hundreds. Participation by local people in large numbers and Thirumurai competition for school students were noteworthy. Members of Uzhavaram and surrounding Saiva Association participated. Anandhanam was served for all by local people, Mala and her family. Uzhavaram life time Thondar Thirumathi R.Mala of Melaiyur (9500061020) and her husband Thiru Ramadhas were in charge of the entire festivities. 

Saiva religious coaching to school and college students

 To train basic tenets of Saivism, Uzhavaram had started special courses for school and college students.
Special syllabus was prepared and presented to those schools and colleges who wanted to join in this scheme. Students are given coaching on those syllabus and annual examination are conducted in their institutions. 

Students are selected and are asked to participate in the summer camps for four days in Melaiyur, Poompuhar. The scheme was started in the year 2005. So far 2565 college students had written the examination and 744 students had attended the summer camp. 5016 school students had written the exam and 1722 students had attended the camp. More than 30,000 Rupees were awarded to students every year.

From 2009 Uzhavaram is conducting 2 day camps at Manachannallur, Sirkaali and Salem (2 Colleges) 

Students who are in need are presented with school bags, text books and educational instruments to the tune of Rs. 20,000/- during Founders day every year in Melaiyur school..

For Saiva religious coaching to school and college students, please contact us as below.

Mailing Address:   Secretary, Srinivasa Hr Sec School, Melaiyur, Poompuhar, Pin- 609107.


Nayanmars' Guru Poojai in their Avathara Thalangal

Nayanmars' guru poojais are being conducted throughout Tamil nadu in all major temples, but not in their Avathara thalangal (Birth places). With a view to conduct guru poojais in the birth places of Nayanmars, Uzhavaram has started a scheme of instituting life time dedicated Thondars (servitors to Nayanmars)  for individual avathara thalam of Nayanmars.

  The first one to join in this scheme was Mathuram Elementary school, Melaiyur in the year 1985, This scheme had been extended to all the 63 Avathara thalams, Now 63 life time dedicated Thondars (Servitors to Nayanmars) had come forward to perform this divine service.

For details:

Mailing Address:   Secretary, Srinivasa Hr Sec School, Melaiyur, Poompuhar, Pin- 609107.


Uzhavaram - Activities

Starting of Uzhavaram and Annual Conferences

With the purpose of coordinating saiva organisations in tamil nadu. Uzhavaram, a non-profit organisation was started at mayiladuthurai on 24-07-1983.

1st Conference... 07,08-01-1984, Mayiladuthurai.
2nd Conference... 28,29-04-1984, Madurai.
3rd Conference... 20,21-07-1985, Trichy.
4th Conference... 20,21-09-1986, Erode.
5th Conference... 20,21-05-1988, Neyveli.
6th Conference... 10-06-1989, Mayiladuthurai.
7th Conference... 1,2-07-1990, Chidambaram.
8th Conference... 17-12-2001, Mayiladuthurai.
9th Conference... 4,5-08-2001, Mayiladuthurai.
10th Conference... Chidambaram.

After 2003, every year conference was conducted both at Chennai and Mayiladuthurai.

For details please contact us as below.
Mailing Address:   Secretary, Srinivasa Hr Sec School, Melaiyur, Poompuhar, Pin- 609107.