VONTIMITTA(KADAPA), 5 April 2017: The annual Navahnika Brahmotsavams got off to a colourful start at Sri Kodandarama Swami temple in Vontimitta in Kadapa district on Wesnesday as per the tenets of Pancharatra Agama. The ‘Dhwajapatham’ bearing the image of Lord Garuda was hoisted on temple pillar in a ceremonious way amidst vedic chant of Archakas. Speaking on this occasion, TTD trust board chief Dr Ch Krishnamurty said, the motto of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is to develop Vontimitta temple as most sought after pilgrim centre. “We have Lord Sri Rama as role model to entire humanity.
He is a divine human being. TTD is committed to develop this ancient temple. Sri Sita Rama Kalyanotsavam will be formed in a grand manner on April 10, for which elaborate arrangements are being made for the convenience of the devotees,” he said.
He further added that all devotees, who participate in the Kalyanotsavam will be provided with Prasadam and packet of Mutyala Talambralu for which 2lakh Talambrala packets were being prepared by TTD.
Later in the evening the deities took celestial ride on Sesha Vahanam. Kavi Sammelan has also been arranged where in stalwart poets took part to showcase their literary expertise on the the occasion Sri Rama Jayanthi.
INSPECTION BY JEO
After the Dhwajarohanam ceremony went off in a smooth manner, the JEO Tirupati Sri P Bhaskar inspected the ongoing arrangements for the big fete of Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam on April 10 along with CE Sri Chandrasekhar Reddy and other officials.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI