KOIL ALWAR PERFORMED AT SRI KT
Tirupati, 15 February 2017: To give a refreshed look before starting annual brahmotsavams in Sri Kapileswara Swamy temple in Tirupati, the traditional temple cleansing festival KOIL ALWAR tirumananjanam has been performed with religious fervour on Wednesday.
During the ceremony all the murtis and other articles are removed from sanctum sanctorum and the mula murti is covered with water- proof covering. The entire garbhagriham, including floors, ceilings and walls are then cleaned and brushed well with plenty of water.
The whole place is then smeared with kumkum, camphor, sandal paste, saffron, turmeric etc. as disinfectant. the covering of the main deity is then removed and the deities, deepam and other articles are replaced inside. Purificatory pujas and Naivedyams are the offered to the deity.
This ceremony was performed strictly as per the tenets of vaikhanasa agama.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER TTDs TIRUPATI