MALAYAPPA BACK AS “SWARNA KAVACHADHARI”
JYESTHABHISHEKAM CONCLUDES ON A GRAND NOTE
Tirumala, 19 June 2016: After donning the attires of Vajra Kavacham and Muttangi Kavacham on first and second days of the three-day annual festival of Jyesthabhishekam, the processional deity of Lord Sri Malayppa Swamy is back in his original splendour wearing the Swarna Kavacham on Sunday.
The three-day Abhidhyeyaka Abhishekam concluded in Tirumala on a religious note with Shatakalasa Tirumanjanam and special abhishekam which were performed to the deities on a specially arranged plat form in the Kalyana Mandapam in Sampangi Prakaram in Srivari temple between 8am to 11am.
SWARNA KAVACHA SAMARPANA:
Later the deities were rendered Kavacha Pratishta where in the Golden Coat was decorated to Lord Malayappa Swamy and then taken to Sahasra Deepalankara Seva in the evening.
In view of the festival, TTD has cancelled Kalyanotsavam, Unjal Seva, Arjitha Brahmotsavam and Vasanthotsavam where as thomala and archana were performed as Ekanta.
TTD EO Dr D Samabasiva Rao, Tirumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, TTD Trust Board Members Sri G Bhanuprakash Reddy, Dr P Hari Prasad, Temple DyEO Sri Rama Rao, Peishakr Sri R Selvam were also present.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI