This train of thoughts occurred in split of seconds before he could hit the ground and miraculously he landed gently as if by a parachute his firm grip on the pole in tact .
This incident took place 30 years ago . The Annual Brahmotsavam for Lord Varadaraja was being celebrated with piety and fanfare at the temple town of Kancheepuram.
The big day “Garuda Sevai” is conducted in Kancheepuram in the Tamil month of Vaikasi is of special significance.
The Lord of Lords was showering his abundant mercy on all the devotees assembled . A staunch devotee of Ahobila Jeeyar was fortunate to undertake the divine service to hold and carry the Royal umbrella that overspreads on the Lordships as the procession proceeds in the streets of Kancheepuram.
The festive mood is a fortune to watch . The procession was lead by the Temple Elephant , a cow , a horse and the fire crackers specialists . Few thousand thronged to witness the Lordships in escastcy .
The drummers and pipers followed behind them. Adhyapakas reciting Divyaprabhandam chants proceeded .Then followed the fortunate bearers of…
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