GODDESS TAKES RIDE ADISESHA
Tiruchanur, 20 November 2014: The Goddess of Wealth-Sri Padmavathi Devi blessed the devotees on the mighty seven hooded Adisesha on Pedda Sesha Vahanam on Thursday morning, on the second day of annual Karthika Brahmotsavams in the famous temple of Tiruchanoor.
Adisesha-considered to be one of the ardent servants of Lord Sri Maha Vishnu serves him in various ways as pillow, bed, ornament, umbrella etc. and reveals his “Saranagati Prapatti” which is the chief character of a noble servant. As a mark of his ardent service, the Lord has given him priorityh during the vahanam processions. The procession took place around the four mada streets from 8am to 10am.
An interesting feature is, In Tirumala Srivari Brahmotsavams, the Lord begins his vehicle procession with Pedda Sesha Vahana while His beloved consort Goddess Padmavathi Devi commences the mighty vehicular ride with Chinna Sesha Vahanam.
In puranas, Aadi Sesha-the mighty serpent is said to have thousand heads. To appease His beloved master, Adisesha carried the chief mistress of His Master on his mighty hood on the second day as a part of the annual brahmotsavams of Tiruchanoor.
TTD Executive Officer Sri MG Gopal, Joint Executive Officer Sri Pola Bhaskar, CSVO Sri G Srinivas, Spl Gr DyEO Smt Chenchu Lakshmi, AEO Smt Nagarathana, Supdt Sri Varaprasad, Arjitham & Prasadam Inspectors Sri Anjaneyulu, Guravaiah and large number of devotees took part.
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ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI