LORD GOVINDARAJA RIDES ON SURYA PRABHA VAHANAM
Tirupati, 20 May 2016: Lord Govindaraja Swamy took a celestial ride on the dazzling ‘Surya Prabha Vahanam’ on the seventh day of the ongoing annual ‘brahmotsavams’ here on Friday.
The delightful procession taken around the four mada streets of the temple was followed by cultural programmes such as ‘kolattam’, ‘chekka bhajanas’, vedic chants and drum beats by Kerala based artistes.
Among all the vehicle processions during the nine-day religious fête, ‘Surya Prabha Vahanam’ holds a special place as the Sun God is worshiped along with the deity. He is also known as the form of Lord Narayana – Trayimaya, for representing the three Vedas and controls the affairs of the universe.
H.H.Sri Sri Pedda Jeeyar Swamy of Tirumala Mutt, H.H.Sri Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamy, Local Temples DyE.O Smt Varalakshmi, Exe Engineer Sri Jagadeeswara Reddy, Garden Supdt Sri Srinivas and large number of devotees took part in this function.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI