GOVINDARAJA BRAHMOTSAVAM ENDS WITH “ CHAKRASNANAM”
Tirupati, 22 May 2016: The nine-day annual Brahmotsavam of Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple came to a grand close with the auspicious ‘Chakrasnanam’ performed by temple priests in the holy waters of Kapila Theeertham tank, during the early hours of sunday.
Amid Vedic chants and recitals of verses from scriptures, the priests immersed the holy discus in the temple tank (Pushkarni), after a long lasting ritual. Chanting the ‘Govinda Namam’, hundreds of devotees took a dip in the holy waters of the tank with religious fervour. It is believed that a dip in the temple tank during ‘Chakrasnanam’ would wash away the sins of people taking part in the religious fête.
H.H.Sri Sri Pedda Jeeyar Swamy of Tirumala Mutt, H.H.Sri Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamy, Local Temples DyE.O Smt Varalakshmi, Exe Engineer Sri Jagadeeswara Reddy, Garden Supdt Sri Srinivas and large number of devotees took part in this function.
ISSUED BY TTDS PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI