Prathishta Dinam Anniversary - Parayeduppu at Temple - 2024

Paraeduppu or Paranirakkal
This special offering involves filling of the sacred vessel (Para) with rice paddy by devotee's family amidst Namajapams for the welfare of the family. 

Offering benefits and privileges: Grand procession (Thaalappoli) for Lord Guruvayurappan is conducted only once in a year. The lady of the house (offering the Para-eduppu) joins as one of the leads in welcoming UtsavaMoorthy of Lord Guruvayurappan, with this special lamp on Prathishta-anniversary Grand Procession (Kazhchha Seeveli). This special procession which is done in public ONLY once a year, where you get to welcome Lord Guruvayurappan's UtsavaMoorthy (usually kept next to Lord Guruvayurappan). Pushpanjali (Archana) for family will be also be done on the day of Paraeduppu offering.

Signup & Schedule:
The Prathishta Anniversary Parayeduppu/Parayidal will be scheduled as soon as signed up,  and the event committee will reach out for scheduling. Payment can be made to “Sri Guruvayurappan Temple of Dallas” as check ($251) at the time of parayidal or earlier at office.

At Temple :
Available now and until Jun 7th 7pm CST (1 day prior scheduling preferred. If walk-ins, based on volunteer availability at that time, check at the front office.)
Home Para :
Booking open for April-May. Limited slots and first come first serve. No slots available in June 1st week.

NOTE: The lady of the house (offered the Para-eduppu) requested to be present at temple on Jun 7th between 6-7pm CST to collect the “thalam” for “Grand procession (Thaalappoli) for Lord Guruvayurappan”. Only the lady with the thalam, stand in the front line row, and immediate family members (example Mom-Daughter) can stand behind that row, and allowed to assist/rotate the thalam during the procession. There are no exceptions, and thanks for understanding this process. 

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