AFTER GAJA GODDESS RIDES ON GARUDA
Tiruchanur, 24 November 2014: After taking a lengthy ride on Her favourite vehicle Gaja Vahana on Sunday evening, the Goddess took out a pride ride on Her Love’s favourite ‘Garuda Vahanam’ on Monday evening on the sixth day of on going nine-day brahmotsavams at Tiruchanoor.
The rich elegance on the face of Goddess in all Her rich robes wearing the golden srivari padukalu was clearly witnessed by the pilgrims on the mighty royal golden-winged kite.
As Garuda is also known for his ethics in correcting evil-doers, it is believed by the devotees that worshipping the goddess on Garuda will serve as an act of atonement and wash off one’s sins done in the past.
TTD EO Sri MG Gopal, Specified Authority Chairman Sri JC Sharma, JEO Tirupati Sri P Bhaskar, ACVSO Sri Sivakumar Reddy, Temple Spl.Gr.Dy.E.O.Smt Chenchu Lakshmi, SE III Sri Ramachandra Reddy, former TTD Board Chairman Sri K Bapiraju, AEO Smt Nagarathana, Supdt Sri Varaprasad, Arjitham & Prasadam Inspectors Sri Anjaneyulu, TTD officials and huge number of devotees were also present during this religious fete.
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ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI