KAISIKA DWADASI IN TIRUMALA ON NOV 4
Tirumala, 30 October 2014: The annual festival of Kaisika Dwadasi will be observed in Tirumala Srivari temple on November 4 in the bright half of the holy Karthika month and it is also known as Prabodhanotsava or uttana dwadasi which is usually celebrated in connection with the awakening of Lord MahaVishnu who went into deep sleep in Vishnusayana Ekadasi day.
This festival is observed with grandeur in all the srivaishnavaite temples in the country. It is on this day alone wherein the Snapana bera of Sri Ugrasreenivasa Murthy is brought out of the temple once in a year and taken out for celestial procession around four mada streets along with two Consorts before sun rise. Later the deities will be brought back to the temple and Kaisika Dwadasi Asthanam will be performed inside the temple by the archakas. Temple officials will also take part in this festival.
Meanwhile TTD has cancelled all arjitha sevas including Asta Dala Pada Padmaradhana on that day in connection with this annual festival.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER TTDs, TIRUPATI