PURANDHARADASA ARADHANOTSAVAMS FROM JAN 19-31
Tirumala, 17 Jan, 2015: The temple administration of TTD will be observing Saint Poet Sri Purandharadasa Aradhanotsavams from January 19 to 31 in the states of TN and Karnataka apart from AP in a big way.
In Tirupati and Tirumala this festival will be observed from 19-21 of January and also at Raichur, and Hampi in Karnataka, from 26-28 in Karur of Tamilnadu and from 29-31 in Rajamundry.
On January 20 there will spiritual discourses by pontiffs of Udipi and Sri Raghavendra Swmy mutts at Asthana Mandapam in Tirumala and Unjal Seva of Malayappa swamy Garu on this occasion at Narayanagiri Gardens on that he same day evening.
Meanwhile Saint Sri Purandharadasa Swamy who happens to be a contemporary of Saint Annamacharya was also known as the Karnataka Sangeetha Pitamaha for his great literary works and for having pioneered Dasa Padagalu. He attained salvation by dedicating his entire life in scripting over 4.7lakh songs in praise of LordVenkateswara.
ISSUED BY TTDS PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI