The Long Awaited Event Since1961
The long-awaited event since 1961, of the Kumbhabhi-shikam of Lord Sivaskanda at least arrived. The auspicious time fixed was between 10-30 A.M. and 11-00 A.M., on the 7thof June, 1973.
Creation of the Pooja Trust in Perpetuity into a Corpus Fund
His Holiness Sree Sankaracharya Swamigal of the Kanchi Kama Koti Peetam had directed that the temple should observe four Kaala poojas :-(i) Morning Abhishekam (ii) Uchikalam (iii) Evening Abhishekam and (iv) Ardhajamam. He observed "You have all built the temple Kumbhabhishekam. Is it day should shine for ever "Inru Etriya Vilakku Ekkalamum Eriya vendama".
Changes in the Presidentships of the Samaj between 1973 and 1983
Shri R.Venkataraman continued as President of the Samaj till the end of January, 1980. On his appointment as a Union Minister, following high traditions, he entrusted the office of Presidentship of the Samaj in the hands of Shri T.Swaminathan I.C.S. Senior most Vice President with the designation of the Chairman, Board of Management.
Navaratri Poojas in the August Presence of H.H. the Kanchi Periawal at the Temple
During the Navaratri festival of 1986, His Holiness performed the Navaratri poojas at the temple for ten days between the 2"d of October, to the 12'" of October, 1986, in the presence of a large number of devotees and blessed them.
Navaratna Kreedam for Lord Swaminatha Swami
On the Panguni Uttaram day of 1987, there was the first exposition of an exquisite Navaratna Kreedam studded with diamonds, rubies and other. precious gems for adornment, as a crown for Lord Swaminatha Swami, contributed wholly by a devotee.
Construction of Silpa Kala Mandapam
At the time, the Samaj .was taking the directions of His Holiness for the construction of the temples for Lord Sundareswarar and Goddess Devi Meenakshi, he had also desired that a Music pillar on the model of the Music pill a rat the Nellaiappar temple at rirunelveli, should be installed in the proposed new temple.