Astrological Significance of Athi Varadar Ceremony

A once in a life-time opportunity just concluded recently in the ancient city of Kanchipuram in India. Commonly known as the Athi Varadar festival or ceremony, this is one of the most auspicious ceremony that takes place once in every 40 years. Millions of devotees from around the world thronged this temple to get the blessings of Lord Varadharaja or a divine form of Lord Vishnu. The deity, at 9 feet tall, is made of Athi wood or Fig tree wood. Awakening and rising from the depths of ‘Ananthasaras’ or the temple tank, Athi Varadar emerges to give darshan to mankind for only 48 days.

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