SRI KRT BRAHMOTSAVAMS OFF TO A RELIGIOUS START
SITA RAMA KALYANAM AT VONTIMITTA ON APRIL 10 IN A BIG WAY-EO
Tirupati, 25 March 2017: The annual Brahmotsavams in Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy temple in Tirupati off to a ceremonial start with Dhwajarohanam in Mesha Lagnam on Saturday.
The nine day fete in Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy temple is scheduled from March March 25 to April 2 and TTD has made elaborate arrangements for this fete.
Earlier the day began with the procession of deities in four mada streets during the wee hours and later the traditional flag hoisting ceremony on temple pillar commenced amidst chanting of Vedic mantras by archakas. The Garuda on pillar was rendered with harati and naivedyam and later the sacred Garuda Flag was hoisted onto the temple pillar in a ceremonious way. Later speaking on this occasion, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao said, this year Garuda Seva falls on March 29 while Hanumantha Vahana Seva on March 30. “All the devotees should take part in this fete. And as a state function, the Sita Rama Kalyanam will be celebrated in a big way at Vontimitta on April 10 this year and I invite all the devotees to take part in this fete”, he added.
Tirupati JEO Sri P Bhaskar said, this year Garuda Seva in Sri KRT coincided with the auspicious Sri Hemalambi Nama Samvatsara Ugadi festival day. “The Garuda Seva and Hanumantha Vahana Sevas are the two most important Vahana sevas in Sri KRT Brahmotsavams and I wish the devotees take part in the annual nine day fete”, he maintained.
Temple Dyeo Smt Muni Lakshmi, Superintendent Sri Uma Maheswar Reddy and others were also present.
The brahmotsavam schedule as follows:
25-03-2017 Dhwajarohanam Pedda Sesha Vahanam
26-03-2017 Chinna Sesha Hamsa
27-03-2017 Simha Mutyapupandiri
28-03-2017 Kalpavriksha Sarvabhupala
29-03-2017 Pallaki Utsavam Ugadi Asthanam Garuda
30-03-2017 Hanumantha Vasanthotsavam Gaja
31-03-2017 Suryaprabha Chandraprabha
01-04-2017 Rathotsavam Aswa
02-04-2017 Pallaki Utsavam Chakrasananm Dhwajavaraohanam
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI