GRAND ANKURARPANAM FOR PAVITHROTSAVAM OF SRI PRASANNA VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE IN APPALAYAGUNTA
Tirupati, 8 Oct. 15: Ankurarpanam will be grandly celebrated at the Sri Prasanna Venkateswara temple in Appalayagunta near Tirupati, one of the sub temples of TTD on October 9th.
The event will be marked by rituals of Mrutsyagrahanam and Senadhipathi utsavam from 6.30 to 8.30 in the evening at the temple premises. Pavitrotsavams are performed every year to ward off evil influence caused inadvertently and unknowingly by pilgrims and devotees. Temple cleaning herbal potions, Veda pathanam and punyahyavachanam were performed at the temple as part of Pavitrotsavam.
On October 9th Vedic programs were conducted at the temple Yoga shala , Snapana Thirumanjanam, pavtiras submitted to main idol, utsava idol, dwaja shtambam and the vimana gopuram.
After a procession of the utsava deity in the evening, another bout of Vedic activities at the Yogashala, and purnahuti, the Pavitrotsavam event concludes, says a TTD official.
The cultural troupes of Hindu Dharma Prachara Parishad, Annamacharya project will perform in the evening as part of the festival .
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI