SRI GT BRAHMOTSAVAMS OFF TO A COLOURFUL START
Tirupati, 25 May 2015: The annual Brahmotsavams at Sri Govinda Raja Swamy temple in Tirupathi, commenced with religious pomp and gaiety on Monday.
The ceremonious Dhwajarohanam took place in Karkata Lagnam between 9.20am to 10am in this ancient temple. The sacred yellow cloth with the imprint of Lord Garuda, the celestial carrier of Lord MahaVishnu, was hoisted atop the golden flag post `Dwajasthambham’ situated inside the temple complex amidst the traditional recitation of Vedic hymns by temple priests.
TTD Chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy, Executive Officer Dr D Samba Siva Rao, JEO Tirupati Sri P Bhaskar, VGO Sri Ravindra Reddy, temple Deputy EO Sri Chandra Sekhar Pillai, Hundreds of pilgrims and local devotees took part in this religious fete.
Meanwhile Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple is one the most important and ancient temples located in the heart of the temple city- of Tirupati. Renowned Sri Vaishnavaite, Saint Ramanujacharya consecrated this temple in the year 1130 AD. The daily rituals in this temple are performed according to Vaikhanasa Agama.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI