GRAND CELEBRATIONS OF PAVITHROTSAVAM AT SRI GT
Tirupati, 12 September 2016: The holy and celestial event of Pavitrotsavam began in a grand manner at the Sri Govindaraja Swamy Temple this morning.
As part of the event Suprabatham, Thomala Seva, Sahasra archana and Kumkumarchana were performed to the deity in the morning. Later the Utsava idols of Sri Govindaraja Swamy and His consorts were taken in a procession to the Yagashala where the Snapana Thirumanjanam was performed in a grand manner. The abhishekam was performed to the Utsava idols with milk, honey, sandal, coconut water and several fruit juices.
The Utsav idols will be taken out in a procession on the four mada streets of the temple in the evening and pavitra pratistha will be performed at Yagashala later at night.
Interested devotee couple could participate in the event with a ticket of Rs 500 and also beget blessings besides annaprasadam and One pavitra each.
As per Hindu traditions entering temples during mourning periods etc is prohibited and the three day purification event of Pavitrotsavam is performed to ward off impact of such inadvertent happenings in the temple. Temple cleaning and also Punyahavachanam are also performed.
Among others Sri Sri Sri Pedda Jeeyangar Swami, Sri Sri Sri China Jeeyangar Swami, Temple Dy EO Smt Varalakshmi, AEO Sri Prasadamurti Raju and others participated.
ISSUED BY PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs,TIRUPATI