THE PROCESSION OF SACRED GARLANDS WITNESSED AND NEW ORNAMENTS FOR SHOULDERS AND FEET OF KALYANA VENKATESWARA
Tirupati, 2 March 2016: The denizens of Tirupati witnessed the celestial procession of twin garlands in the morning and evening on Wednesday and were enthralled at the very sight of the sacred garlands.
Meanwhile on the auspicious occasion of Garuda Vahana seva on Wednesday evening in Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy temple at Srinivasa Mangapuram, the procession of twin sacred garlands of Andal Sri Godai and Lakshmi Kasula Haram which took place in Tirupati.
In the morning at around 7am, the Andal Garlands reached the temple from Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple in a procession which were later decorated to the presiding deity.
While in the evening at 4:30pm the famous golden Lakshmi kasula haram which was brought from Tirumala exclusively for the event was taken to the temple from TTD administrative building in Tirupati. This precious jewel was adorned to utsava murthy of lord Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy during Garuda Seva in the evening.
NEW ORNAMENTS FOR SHOULDERS AND FEET OF KALYANA VENKATESWARA
On the auspicious occasion of Garuda Seva of Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy of Srinivasa Mangapuram on Wednesday, a new set of Golden Shoulder and feet ornaments have been presented to the deity from the jewel treasure of Tirumala.
Theses ornaments will be decorated to the presiding deity of Srinivasa Mangapuram. Meanwhile this practice of gifting new jewels to sub temples from Tirumala started about four years ago, with an aim to give grandeur look to the main deities of subshrines also.
TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao, JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, TTD Trust Board Member Sri G Bhanuprakash Reddy, DyEOs Sri Chinnamgari Ramana, Sri Venkaiah, AEO Sri Dhanajeyulu, ACVSO Sri Sivakumar Reddy, employees and devotees took part.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI