SARVABHUPALA VAHANAM-THE UNIVERSAL EMPEROR
Tirumala, 6 Oct 2016: On the fourth day evening, the Lord Malayappa Swamy in the guise of Lord Sri Krishna crushing the evil serpent king Kaliya, taking a victory ride on the tastefully decked “Sarvabhupala” vahanam.
In Sanskrit, “Sarva Bhupala” means the “Universal Emperor”. Lord Venkateswara is being worshiped by the rulers of all directions, deities of all worlds and hence he is considered as “Universal Lord of Lords”.
Be it Lords including Shiva, Brahma, Indra, Agni, Yama, Vayu, Nirutthi, Varuna, Kubera, all of them serve grand salutations to Lord Venkateswara.
BLESSING THE GOOD AND PUNISHING THE EVIL
The vahanam signifies that the Lord is always at the helm of His devotees by punishing the evil and blessing the good.
TTD Chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao, JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, CVSO Sri G Srinivas, TTD Trust Board Members Sri Krishnamurthy, Sri AV Ramana, Sri DP Anantha, Sri Sandra Venkata Veeraiah, Sri G Bhanuprakash Reddy, Temple DyEO Sri Rama Rao, Peishkar Sri R Selvam, TTD Officials and devotees took part.
ISSUED BY PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs,TIRUPATI