LORD PRASANNA VENKATESWARA SWAMY RIDES HANUAMANTHA VAHANAM
Apalayagunta. 4 June 2015: On the Sixth day of ongoing Brahmotsavam at TTDs Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Appalayagunta near Tirupati, the processional deity of Lord Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy is taken out in procession around four mada streets atop Hanumantha Vahanam on Thursday morning.
Hanuman is considered one of the top devotees of Lord Vishnu in one of his avatars as Lord Rama. He is also hailed as a exponent of all four vedas, Nava vyakarana pundit and destroyer of Lanka.
Hanuman is considered as an embodiment of Wisdom, Muscle power, success, Braveness, health, over active, fearless and common sense. One of the hillocks on the Tirumala hill range is also named as Anjanadri. He is also known as Vayu Putra of Anjana born out of power of ‘tapas’, Hanuman.
As done ardent devotee who carried Sri Rama on his shoulders, Hanumans association with Lord Venkateswara, an incarnation of Lord Rama is nothing unusual. It is said that Lord Sri Rama had taught the secrets of Atma Tatva to his most loyal disciple, Hanuman. The Sita Ramanjaneya Samvadam is the basic theme of a Telugu poetry of yester years.
Spl Gr DyEO Smt Chenchu Lakshmi, AEO Smt Nagarathna, Temple Staff and large number of devotees took part.
ISSUED BY THE TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI