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History of Purattasi Month:

A long ago, there lived a poor potter named Bheeman on the town of Tirupathi. He was an passionate devotee of Lord Perumal. He had taken vow to observe fast on every saturday for Lord Perumal. He did not have anyone to assist him, so he cannot able to visit the temple. Then he find a solution for that, he made Lord perumal idol by using clay. Bheeman was poor so he find it difficult to buy flowers for the Lord. So he made flowers from the left over clay and hung in the garlands on the clay idols of Lord Perumal. 

King Thondaimaan, who ruled around the areas of Tirupathi was also an ardent devotee of Lord Perumal. He used to  visit the temple every saturday and adorn the deity with gold chains. When he came on one saturday he find that garlands of clay flowers adorning the Lord. Then the king thondaimaan suspects the priests for stealing the gold. Then Lord Perumal appeared in the King’s dream and told him about the devotion of potter.

Then the king ordered the soldiers to bring back the potter and they brought him back after that the king praised the devotion of Bheeman and offered him some money, but bheeman refused and told the king that worshipping the Lord itself was more than enough for him. The king was impressed by his devotion towards Lord Perumal. From that moment, during the month of purattasi devotees started to gave offerings in a clay pot. 

When is Purattasi Month:

Puratasi is the 6th month in tamil calendar, it occurs on mid september – mid october each year. The name of the month comes from star that are visible on the day of the full moon.

What is Purattasi Vritham:

 During the month of Purattasi people observe vritham. On that time people used  wake up early in the morning, take bath  and clean their house and sprinkle the water with turmeric mix. Then they clean their pooja room and light the diya lamp by pouring some fresh ghee in it. Also they put  ‘’Thiru Namam’’ in their forehead. Then they cook some simple sweets to offer Lord Perumal. After that they will visit Lord Perumal Temple to seek blessings. 

What is the speciality of purattasi Month?

Purattasi month is considered as ‘Holy Month’. Comparing to other months purattasi month  is very special,  it is the 6th tamil and it falls between september and october. This month is dedicated to Lord Perumal.

Benefits Of Worshipping Lord Perumal:

He is considered as the preserver of the universe. By worshipping Lord Perumal he will bring peace, prosperity, wealth to the home. He will also help to overcome difficulties in life. He will bless him devotees to achieve goals and gain success. Protect from evil eyes and bless his devotees with a peaceful life. 


Famous Lord Perumal Temples In India :

  • Sri Rangam Temple, Tamil NaduPurattasi Month| Brass Perumal idols | Vishnu Mantras
  • Sri Venkateshwara Temple, Andra Pradesh
  • Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kerala
  • Jagannath Temple, Odisha
  • Badrinath Temple, Uttarakhand 
  • Dwarkadhish Temple, Gujarat
  • Ramanathaswamy Temple, Tamil Nadu
  • Guruvayoor Temple, Kerala
  • Aswaklanta Temple, Assam
  • Shrinathji Temple, Rajasthan

Mukti Mantra :

  • Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya

Powerful Perumal Mantra: 

  • “Om Namo Venkatesaaya Kaamitaartha Pradhaayine Pranatah Klesa Naasaaya Govindaaya Namo Namaha.. “

Vishnu Shantakaram Mantra:

  • Shantakaram Bhujagashayanam Padmanabham Suresham
  • Vishvadharam Gaganasadrisham Meghavarnam Shubhangam।
  • Lakshmikantam Kamalanayanam Yogibhirdhyanagamyam
  • Vande Vishnum Bhavabhayaharam Sarvalokaikanatham।।

Sri Vishnu Mantra :

  • Tvameva Maataa Ca Pitaa Tvameva Tvameva Bandhush-Ca Sakhaa Tvam-Eva
  • Tvameva Viidyaa Dravinnam Tvam-Eva Tvameva Sarvam Mama Deva Deva।।

Vishnu Moola Mantra :IMG202309081033501

  • Om Namo Narayanaya।।

Vishnu Slokam :

  • Kaayena Vaacaa Manase[a-I]ndriyair-Vaa
  • Buddhy[i]-Aatmanaa Vaa Prakrteh Svabhaavaat |
  • Karomi Yad-Yat-Sakalam Parasmai
  • Naaraayannayeti Samarpayaami ||

Vishnu Mangalam Mantra :

  • Mangalam Bhagwan Vishnuh, Mangalam Garunadhwajah।
  • Mangalam Pundari Kakshah, Mangalaya Tano Harih॥

Vishnu Purana Mantra :

  • Om Apavitrah Pavitro Vaa Sarva-Avasthaam Gato-[A]pi Vaa |
  • Yah Smaret-Punnddariikaakssam Sa Baahya-Abhyantarah Shucih ||

Vishnu Gayatri Mantra :

  • Om Shri Vishnave Cha Vidmahe Vasudevaya Dhimahi।
  • Tanno Vishnuh Prachodayat॥