ANNUAL VASANTHOTSAVAM IN TIRUMALA FROM APRIL 2 TO 4
Tirumala, 27 Mar. 15: The annual spring festival-Vasanthotsavam will be observed in Tirumala from April 2 to April 4.
This three-day festival is usually performed in Tirumala on the auspicious days of Trayodasi, Chaturdasi and Pournami in the month of Chaitra Masam (March/April) every year.
According to the Tirumala Temple Legend, the Vasanthotsavam Festival was started during the period of “Achyutaraya” in 1460’s.
In Vasanta Mandapam, Abhisekham which means Snapana Thirumanjanam(Holy Bath) is performed to Lord Sri Malayappa Swamy and his consorts on first two days while on the third day Sri Rama with Sita, Lakshmana and Anjaneya and SriKrishna with Goddess Rukmini and Satyabhama are also taken out in procession along with Lord Malayappa Swamy and His two consorts and at the end of procession, all Utsava murthies will be brought to vasanta mandapam where holy bath is performed to the deities.
In view of srivari annual vasanthotsavam, TTD has cancelled Kalyanotsavam, Dolotsavam (Ujal Seva), Arjitha Brahmotsavam, Vasanthotsavam and Sahasra Deepalankarana Sevas on these days.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI