VAIKUNTHA DWARAM DECKS UP AT SRINIVASA MANGAPURAM FOR MAIDEN VAIKUNTHA DWARA DARSHANAM
TTD SUB-SHRINES GEARS UP FOR BIG FETE
TIGHT SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS AT APPALAYAGUNTA
TIRUPATI, 19 December 2015: The temple management of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams(TTDs) is all set for yet another mega religious fete of Vaikuntha Ekadai in all its sub-shrines temples on December 21.
SRI KALYANA VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE, SRINIVASA MANGAPURAM:
The famous temple of Srinivasa Mangapuram is gearing up to host first Vaikuntha Dwara Darshanam it its history as the engineering wing of TTD is doing all round efforts to set up a replica dwaram surrounding the temple as in Tirumala.
After the morning kainkaryams, the sarva darshan will commence to the pilgrims on this auspicious day from 3am onwards on December 21 and from 8:30am on Dwadasi Day. On December 22 there will be chakrasnanam between 8:30am to 9:30am in the temple tank.
While in Appalayagunta, the engineering wing has set up barricading for the additional queue lines as over a lakh pilgrims are expected to visit this temple on these two occasions. The sarva darshan to pilgrims will commence from 4:30am onwards in this famous shrine on Ekdasi day.
Even the temple tank is being spruced up to hold the Chakrasnana Mahotsavam on Dwadasi.
On the other hand, the occasion being auspicious in Srivaishanavaite temples,all the sub-shrines under the aegis of TTD incuding Pattabhiramalayam in Valmikipuram, Sri Kodanda Ramalayam in Chandragiri, Sri Kariyamanikya Swamy temple in Nagari, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple in Tarigonda, Sri Venugopala Swamy temple in Karvetinagaram, Sri Vedanarayana Swamy in Nagalapuram, Sri Konetiraya Swamy temple in Keelapatla, Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy temple in Kosuvaripalle etc. have geared up for the mega religious fete.
Apart from the other temples, the outside temples which are under the control of TTD have also set ready for the occasion. Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy in the temple of Upamaka in Vizag will grace the devotees as Sri Ranganatha Swamy along with Sri Devi and Bhu Devi on this occasion.
While Sri Padmavathi Sametha Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple in Peethapuram of East Godavari has also decked up to celebrate the festival in a big way. Like wise the Chennai Information Centre and Bangalore Information centres are also gearing up for the fete.
TIRUPATI JEO INSPECTS ARRANGEMENTS:
Meanwhile Tirupati JEO Sri Pola Bhaskar inspected the arrangements for the big fete in Srinivasa Mangapuram temple on Saturday evening.
He has instructed the Engineering wing to make elaborate arrangements as the temple is gearing up for its maiden Vaikuntha Dwara Darshanam. He also instructed the Garden wing officials and Electrical officials to see that the arrangements be made in a big way to catch the attention of the pilgrims.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTD, TIRUPATI