This ashramam, called Periashramam is located on the north-west side of Srirangam on the banks of river Kollidam. This has the distinction of being the abode of all the Poorvacharyas performing daily aradhanams for PerumAl and PadukAs. A motorable road leads to the ashramam premises.
Brindavanams of Srimath Periandavan and Srimath Thirkkudanthai Andavan are located here.There is a Perumal Sannathi with Sri Srinivasa Perumal and Sri Varadarja Perumal.Nithyaradanams are performed here.Several devotees perform Thirumanjanams for the above mentioned Andavan Swamigals.
On anyday tirumanjanams either for Periandavan or Thirukkudanthai Andavan or for both can be arranged by the Manger in charge of Ashramam at Srirangam. The cost of Tirumanjanam at any one of these Sannathis can be arranged on a payment of Rs. 300 (minimum) Adjacent to Periashramam, Chinnashramam is located.Besides an Acharyan Brindavanam, Veda Patasalai also is located here.
Daily Programme in the Ashramam.
Ashramam Aaraadhakar performs Nithya aaraadhanam for Sri Venugopalaswmy.His Holiness performs Perumal( in the form of Saligramams)and Paduka aaraadanams of Poorvachariars. .Everyday during the Aaraadhanam time,it is a practice to recite Alwars' Thiruppalli Ezhuchchi,Thiruppallandu,Thiruppavai,followed by Ashramam Sathumurai.Devotees then pay their respects to His Holiness and get His blessings and Manthratchatai.After this follow the functions of Pancha samskaram(Samasrayanam)and Saranagathi(Prapathi),for the desiring devotees.All these are followed by Thadheeyaaraadhanam everyday.Every evening Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam and Swami Desikan's Garuda Dandakam Paaraayanam followed by Sri Venugopalaswami Aaraadhanam Saathumurai and Ghoshti prasadam.
It may noted that our Ashramam has a separate fund created for daily aaraadanams, called "Nithyaaraadanams". Those interested can donate an amount of Rs.1000 and in multiples. Interest earned from these investements will be used for Ashramam daily activities.During morning Tiruvaradanams, Archana will be performedonce every year and the Manthratchadai of H.H. will be sent to the donors postal address.Even those residing overseas can get to participate and Manthratchadai of H.H. will be airmailed to their overseas address, for which an additional cost will have to be made.This is a great opportunity for all devotees of Andavan Ashramam, as on the birth day of each member of a family will get the Archnai performed (even without being able to go to a temple on that particular day),and Manthratchadai from H.H. will reach you by mail, in whichever part of India you are or even a different country of rwsidence. Your contributions for Nithya aaraadanams will be a great strength to the daily activities of Ashramam.