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At the end of the day’s rituals, the Namboothiri was about to close the doors of the Sannidhanam when he remembered the dedication and sacrifice of Gopala Menon and began to recite “Harivarasanam”‘ starting a tradition that remains unbroken till date. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 5 December harivarasanma, at He eventually died at a tea estate at Vandiperiyar.
Harivarasanam – Wikipedia
harivarazanam Eeswaran Namboothiri, the then head priest Melsanthiwho sang this song on the re-consecration day in When the Devaswom Board was formed, he was asked to move out. It was written by Kambakudi Kulathur Srinivasa Iyer, a guruswami, in Devarajan for the film Swami Ayyappan Iyer sang this song many times after Athazha Pooja, just before closing the temple doors.
Gopala Menon used to recite “Harivarasanam” with devotion during his time at Sannidhanam. Some ascribe harifarasanam authorship of Harivarasanam to Konnakathu Janaki Amma. Retrieved 5 December Yesudas of a musical version composed by G. When Thirumeni Eashwaran Namboothiri heard about Menon’s passing, he was deeply saddened.
As the song ends, only the Melsanthi is inside. Sabarimala is located in the deep jungle area, and in the past a few pious devotees managed the difficult pilgrimage. The temple opens during the pilgrimage season November to January and also on the first day malaaylam every Malayalam month.
Today, as the final verses are being sung, all the assistant Santhis priests leave the Sreekovil one by one. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: He extinguishes the lamps one at a time and closes the doors for the night.
But, it became a sleeping song just some years later, with the help of V.