LORD KALYANA VENKATESWARA SWAMY ON GAJA VAHANAM
Srinivasa Mangapuram, 24 February 2014: On the evening of the sixth day of Srivari Brahmotsavam, Lord Kalyana Venkateswara enthralled the devotees on the Gaja Vahanam. Elephant has been a vehicle of the Tirumala deity from time immemorial.
The richness of hindu mythology lies in its generosity to provide a respectable position of worship even for various species of fauna. Starting from Cow to Crow each of these creatures have a revered place in Hindu scriptures. Among those blessed creatures, the mighty elephant occupies a pride place being the vehicle of Goddess Laxmi Devi, the Consort of Lord Vishnu. To appease His consort as well to bless the devotees with prosperity lord takes a pleasure ride on Gaja Vahanam.
DyEO Sri Sridhar, AEO Sri Dhanajeyulu, Temple Staff and large number of devotees took part.
ISSUED BY THE TTD PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI