ANKURARPANAM FOR PAVITROTSAVAMS HELD AT SRINIVASA MANGAPURAM
Srinivasa Mangapuram, Oct 29: The three-day annual ‘Pavitrotsavam’ at Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Srinivasa Mangapuram got off to a spiritual start with Ankurarpana mahotsavam being performed on Tuesday.
The objective behind performing ‘Pavitrotsavam’ every year in the temples is to seek the pardon of the deity for any act of commission and omission committed inadvertently by the priests, by the temple authorities or by the visiting pilgrims and restore the purity in its original pristine form.
Meanwhile the temple priests will conduct ‘homam’ in the specially prepared ‘yagasala’ on first day on October 30, perform ‘Snapana Tirumanajanam’and Pavitramala Samarpana on second day and purnahuti on final day i.e. November 1.
The grihasta pilgrims can pay Rs.500 for two persons and take part in any one of these three days. They will be presented with one Pavitramala, one Uttariyam, One blouse piece and Annaprasadam. Meanwhile TTD has cancelled Swarnapushparchana seva on Tuesday following pavitrotsava ankurarpanam. There will be no Arjitha Kalyanotsavam, Satakalasabhishekam, Tiruppavada seva due to pavitrotsavams from October 30 to November 1.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTD, TIRUPATI