The Noodhana Aaalaya Maha Samprokshanam of Sri Lakshmi Nrisimha Swamy Temple at Melattur village, Papanasam Circle, Thanjavur District, will be performed on April 30 between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.

The temple situated on the Narayana Tirtha Bank (West Bank), in Melattur, which was in a dilapidated condition has now completely disappeared. A new temple for Sri Lakshmi Nrisimha, Lord of the Bhagavata Mela tradition, has now been built near the old one on a piece of land belonging to Bhagavata Mela Natya Vidya Sangam, with a new moola vigraham. The consecration takes place here this morning.

Devotees who wish to contribute for the cause may send in the amounts as cheque or draft favouring Bhagavata Mela Natya Vidya Sangam, at No. 70, North St., Melattur, Thanjavur District – 614301. (Ph: 94884 88633; 99409 13294). Email: bhagavatamela.melattur

@gmail.com

The Bhagavata Mela,Nrisimha Jayanthi Divine Varshika Dance-Drama Mahotsav 2010, will take place at Dr. Sri. Nalli Auditorium,Melattur, from May 1-5.

Nrisimha Avataram of Prahlada will be performed on May1, 8 p.m. The following evening (May 2) same time ‘Shakuntalam, a dance production in Marathi will be staged.

Sri Andal Thirukkalyanam in Tamil has been slated for May 4 (8p.m.) and Rukmini Kalyanam and Sri Anjaneya Utsavam will be presented on May 5.

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