6th DAY OF SRIVARI SALAKATLA BRAHMOTSAVAM- GAJA VAHANAM ON OCT 1
TIRUMALA TIRUPATI DEVASTHANAMS
Day 6 – GAJA VAHANAM
Tirumala, 1 October 2014: On the evening of the sixth day of Srivari Brahmotsavam, Lord Venkateswara enthralled the devotees on the Gaja Vahanam. Elephant has been a vehicle of the Tirumala deity from time immemorial.
The richness of hindu mythology lies in its generosity to provide a respectable position of worship even for various species of fauna. Starting from Cow to Crow each of these creatures have a revered place in Hindu scriptures. Among those blessed creatures, the mighty elephant occupies a pride place being the vehicle of Goddess Laxmi Devi, the Consort of Lord Vishnu. To appease His consort as well to bless the devotees with prosperity lord takes a pleasure ride on Gaja Vahanam.
The procession of Lord Malayappa well decorated with jewellery of pearls, diamonds and other precious stones atop the Elephant vehicle is a celestial sight for all of his devotees.
Supreme Court Judge Justive NV Ramana, Specified Authority Chairman Sri Jagadish Chandra Sharma, Executive Officer Sri Sri M.G.Gopal, Joint Executive Officers Sri K.S.Sreenivasa Raju, Sri Pola Bhaskar, CV&SO Sri G Srinivas, ACVSO Sri Sivakumar Reddy, DyEO Temple Sri Chinnamgari Ramana, Peishkar Sri R.Selvam, Parpathyedar Sri Ajay and others were present.
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ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI