Tirumala, 9 April, 2017:On the second day afternoon on Sunday, salakatla vasanthotsavam has been observed with devotional fervour.
The archakas chanted Sri Suktam, Bhu Suktam and Purusha Suktam while rendering sacred bath to the processional deities of Lord Sri Malayappa Swamy, Sri Devi and Bhu Devi seated on a special platform.
After the aromatic bath the deities were rendered special harati.
Later the deities were taken back to Tirumala temple. TTD has cancelled Kalyanotavam, arjitha brahmotsavam, unjal seva, vasanthotsavam and sahasra deepalankara seva in connection with this annual festival.
TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao, Tirumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, Temple DyEO Sri Rama Rao, Peishkar Sri Ramesh and devotees took part.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI