TTD ALL SET TO CELEBRATE BIRTH DAY OF BHOGA SRINIVASA MURTHY-SPECIAL SAHASRA KALASABHISHEKAM IN SRI TT ON MAY 30
Tirumala, 23 May 2015: The temple administration of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams(TTDs) is all set to celebrate the celestial “Birth Day” of Bhoga Srinivasa Murthy in Tirumala temple on May 30.
Every year in the month of Jyeshta, in Krishna Paksham, on the auspicious day of Chavithi, in the advent of Sravana Nakshatram, TTD performs Special Sahasra Kalasabhishekam to Bhoga Srinivasamurthy. On this day in the year 614 A.D., The Pallava queen Samavai Perindevi donated Bhoga Srinivasa Murthy silver idol to Tirumala Shrine. The related inscription can be seen on the wall below Vimana Venkateswara Shrine in the first Prakaram. This silver idol is part of the Pancha beras and this is known as ‘kautuka murthy’ in Agamic terminology.
In commemoration of this special donation by the famous queen, TTD performs Special Sahasra Kalasabhishekam to Bhoga Srinivasa Murthy in Ekantham between 6am to 8am. The daily rituals will follow after the completion of this special sahasra kalasabhishekam.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI