GODDESS OF RICHES SHINES ON SWARNA RATHAM
WOMEN DEVOTEES PULL THE GOLDEN CHARIOT WITH DEVOTION
TIRUCHANOOR, 13 December 2015: She is known as Goddess of wealth, riches and prosperity. Her grandeur enhanced when she was seated majestically on the glittering 20-feet tall Swarna Ratham on the Sixth day evening as a part of the ongoing Annual Kartheeka Brahmotsavams at Tiruchanoor.
SUN RAYS ENRICHES THE GRANDEUR OF SWARNA RATHAM:
The processional deity of Goddess Padmavathi draped in colourful silk clothes with the accompaniment of dazzling diamond studded gold jewels, was taken out in a grand procession on Golden Chariot.
AMIDST FANFARE WHERE WOMEN DEVOTEES ARE SPECIAL ATTRACTION:
The golden chariot for Goddess Padmavathi rolled out of the ‘Ratha Mandapam’ amid fanfare. The women devotees pulled the chariot reciting Govinda Govinda…Sri Padmavathi Deviai Namaha..’ The entire premises echoed to the divine chants.
TIRUCHANOOR TURNS GOLD WITH BRIGHT SUN RAYS:
The entire temple town turned golden yellow with the rays of setting sun falling on the golden chariot enhancing its glory and giving a rare feast to the eyes of multitude of devotees who converged to witness the grandeur of Goddess of Riches on the celestial Swarna Ratham. Tiruchanoor turned out to be a Golden Shrine on this auspicious occasion giving a unique spectre to devotees.
TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao, JEO Sri Pola Bhaskar, Suptd of Police Sri Gopinath Jatti, CVSO Sri Nagendra Kumar, VGO Sri Raveendra Reddy, Spl Gr DyEO Smt Chenchulakshmi, temple staff and devotees witnessed the celestial procession.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER TTDs, TIRUPATI