THE VAHANA SEVAS CONCLUDE IN GRANDEUR WITH ASWA VAHANAM
Tiruchanur, 26 November 2014: The grand gala of vahana sevas of Goddess Padmavathi Devi concluded with Aswa Vahanam on Wednesday evening.
Goddess Padmavathi draped in colourful silk clothes and glittering jewellery, was carried on a gold-gilded carrier “Aswa Vahanam” which happens to be the last among the grand fleet of 16 vahanams (including two rathams) which enthralled the pilgrims in spiritual ecstasy all these days before the nine day religious fete is concluded with Panchami Teertham on Thursday.
The Jeeyangar and his team of Vaishnavite scholars led the vahanam by rendering the Tamil verses, while the Veda Parayanadars chanted hymns from the Vedas during the procesison.
The cultural troupes in the form of ‘Kolatam’ performers, dancers and percussion instrumentalists added grandeur to the entire procession.
TTD EO Sri MG Gopal, Specified Authority Chairman Sri JC Sharma, JEO Tirupati Sri P Bhaskar, ACVSO Sri Sivakumar Reddy, Temple Spl.Gr.Dy.E.O.Smt Chenchu Lakshmi, SE III Sri Ramachandra Reddy, former TTD Board Chairman Sri K Bapiraju, AEO Smt Nagarathana, Supdt Sri Varaprasad, Arjitham & Prasadam Inspectors Sri Anjaneyulu, TTD officials and huge number of devotees were also present during this religious fete.
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ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI