MUSEUM GLORIFIES “SRIVARI BRAHMOTSAVA VAHANA SHOBHA” IN ITS EXPO
Tirumala, 15 October 2015: The wooden miniatures of the various Vahanams of Lord Venkateswara put on for display have been attracting at the multi department exhibition.
Shining wooden miniatures of Ashwa,Gaja,Hamsa,Garuda,etc are on display at the Museum section of the exhibition got up at the Kalyana Vedika on the Papavinasam Road as a part of the nine day Navaratri Brahmotsavams.
There have been huge footfalls at the museum and devotees throng to see replicas of vahanams and also the temple gopuram at the exhibition. “Our effort is to ensure that the pilgrims go back with good memories of happening at the Tirumala and Brahmotsavams ‘says Sri Dr.P.V.Ranganayakulu,Chief Museum officer of the S V Museum.
He says that the objective of displaying the wooden miniatures was to appraise the devotees of what actually was the Vahanam that the Lord Venkateswara in different avatars were riding.’
The other main features of exhibition includes display of select gold coins and copper coins showcasing the rich economic prosperity and cultural wealth of the kings and rulers like Srikrishna Devaraya of Vijayanagar kingdom,Tipu Sultan of Mysore and other chieftains of the region.The TTD had a wonderful collection of British period coins who had issued three types of currency and coins for the three provinces under its control.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI