The Chaitanyapura Asthika Samajam and the local people of Chaitanyapuram have proposed to perform the ashtabandhana mahakumbabishekam at the temples for deities such as Meenakshi Sundareswarar, Ayyanar and Peetabahari Amman, Chaitanyapuram, Kudavasal Taluk, Tiruvarur district, on October 29, between 9.01 and 9.27 a.m.

Paucity of funds has slowed down the renovation process. To expedite and complete the remaining construction works and to perform the consecration on the scheduled date, contributions are solicited from devotees.

Donations in the form of DD/cheque, may be drawn in favour of ‘Sri Chaithanyapura Asthika Samaj,’ SBI Branch, Kumbakonam Bazaar, branch code – 7852, account no. 10720290242, IFSC code. SBIN0007852 and sent to Ramprasad Varatharajan, Sri Chaitanya Asthika Samaj, Flat 4, 4A, Tapovan, 11 Main Road, Vijayanagar, Velachery, Chennai – 600 042.

Donations may also be deposited online along with the details of the donor, address and the amount, to be intimated either through phone or letter. For details call 90030 34098/99529 04445.

The festivities preceding the consecration will begin from October 27. Special homams, ‘Go’ and ‘Gaja’ pujas will be performed on the occasion.

Recitation of Thirumurai, Veda Paaraayanam and music programmes will take place in the course of special pujas, which will be performed during the three-day festival.