Tirupati, 06 January 2014: A Large number of Dasa devotees on monday trekked up the Tirumala footpath as part of the ‘Thraimasika Metlotsavam’ conducted by the TTD’s Dasa Sahitya Project.
The devotees, who gathered at Alipiri at 4.00 a.m. participated in the hour-long preliminary rituals performed. Over 3,000 devotees who came from different parts of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and other places later walked up the flight of steps singing compositions of the Kannada Dasas in praise of Lord Venkateswara.
Sri Sri Sri Vidyadheesha Teertha Swamiji of Udipi Palimaru Mutt, Udipi performed pujas to the steps before starting their holy trek.
Dasa Sahitya Project coordinator P.R. Ananda Theerthacharya were also present.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI