KALPAVRIKSHA VAHANM-DIVINE TREE OF WORLDLY BLISS
Tirumala, 6 October 2016: After completing the celestial ride over five vahanams during the last three days, on the fourth day morning, on Thursday, the Lord Malayappa Swamy takes a colourful ride on the Divine wish fulfilling tree – Kalpavriksha Vahanam.
When the Gods and Demons are churning the milky ocean for divine nectar-Amritam, Kalpa Vriksha emerged as the Divine wish fulfilling tree with many names as Kalpadruma, Kalpapadapa, Kalpataru.
IN INDRA’S ABODE
According to Hindu Mythology, Lord Indra-the chief of Gods, has planted the Kalpavriksha that originated from milky ocean at Mount Meru, in the middle of his five paradise gardens. In Indra’s “Devaloka” it is said that there are five Kalpavrikshas, which are called Mandana, Parijata, Santana, Kalpavriksha and Harichandana, all of which fulfill various wishes.
CHARACTERISTICS OF KALPAVRIKSHA
This divine tree appears royal and beautiful having roots made of gold, Silver midriff, lapislazuli boughs, coral leaves, pearl flower, gem stone buds, and diamond fruits.
LORD AS BOON-GIVER
By taking celestial ride on this divine tree, Lord Malayappa Swamy offers both worldly and spiritual bliss to His beloved devotees.
TTD Chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao, JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, TTD Trust Board Members Sri AV Ramana, Sri DP Anantha, Sri Sandra Venkata Veeraiah, Sri G Bhanuprakash Reddy, Temple DyEO Sri Rama Rao, Peishkar Sri R Selvam, TTD Officials and devotees took part.
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