TTD TEMPLE IN VIJAYAWADA SET FOR RELIGIOUS OPENING ON AUGUST 7
Vijayawada, 6 August 2016: The replica temple of Lord Venkateswara constructed by TTD in PWD grounds of Vijayawada is all set for a ceremonial start on Sunday.
The Maha Samprokshanam ceremony will be performed to the temple between 7:30am and 9am, before the presiding deity is opened for public darshan as per Vaikhanasa Agama rituals on Sunday.
All the arjitha sevas including Suprabhatam, Thomala, Archana, Nivedana, Sattumora will be performed in Ekantam.
Meanwhile Suprabhatam is the first and foremost predawn ritual-the awakening seva of Lord. This is followed by Thomala where in the presiding deity is decked with floral and tulasi garlands. Later follows the Archana where the deity is rendered puja chanting His divine names. Nivedana and Sattumora are performed while offering annaprasadams to Lord. Apart from these sevas, the Ekanta Seva is performed as a closing ritual of the day every day where in the replica of Bhoga Srinivasa Murthy is laid on a swing. All these rituals are performed till the completion of Krishna pushkarams.
Every day there will be unjal seva of Lord and His Consorts on the well decked swing in the temple premises. The Pushkara Harati is also rendered every day at Padmavathi Ghat.
TTD has also made elaborate arrangements to distribute free food to over one lakh devotees every day during Pushkarams.
Apart from this the temple management has also arranged cultural programmes at replica temple, Amaravathi, Srikakulam and Jogulamba temple in Alampur.
The different exhibitions including photo, flower, museum, ayurveda etc. are going to be the special attraction during the fete. TTD has also arranged a book stall with its publications and CDs in the ground.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER TTDs, TIRUPATI