Garuda Seva

    Seeing Garuda in the sky and hearing his voice are considered auspicious.  Garuda Bhagavan was born on a Swathi Star Day in the month of Aavani, Sukkila Panchami.   Periyalwar,  the incarnation  of Sri Garuda was also born  on  the   same   Swathi Star.  This is also the birth star of Lord Narasimhar. The blessings  of   Garudalwar  will  help  the  girls  to get   married quiclkly. The father of Garuda  is  Kasiyabar (Son of Mareeshi ) and mother Vinathai (Daughter of Dhakshan). It is customery  to  look   for  Sri Garuda  during  ‘Kumbabishegam’. ‘ Periya Thiruvadi ‘  is the name of  Sri Garuda

               The Garuda Seva celebrated in  Kancheepuram at  Arulmigu Devarajaswamy   Temple.  Brahmotchavam   during   Vaikasi   Vishaka  festival is world  famous.  Lakhs  of  people  throng  the  Temple.  On  that   day   Lord   Varadarajar  who  leaves  the  temple  on   Garuda Vahanam (Mount)  at  4 ‘o clock  in the  early morning returns to the temple at noon after giving darshan to devotees.

 

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