GUIDELINES TO DEVOTEES FOR RATHOTSAVAM EVENT- PRO TTD
Tirumala,22 September 2015: In view of the prestigious Rathotsavam event in the morning hours of Wednesday,the TTD has appealed to all devotees to adhere to additional precautions in view of security and safety reasons.
TTD public relations officer Dr T Ravi appealed to all devotees to follow the guidelines mentioned below for their own safety and enhanced devotional and spiritual experience of the Rathotsavam event.
• Devotees standing from Vahanam mandapam to Golla Mandapam in front of Srivari temple should take extra care in view of narrow passage.
• Devotees requested to not stand on either side of the Ratham.
• Devotees should avoid standing on right side when the Ratham is turned to that side.
• Devotees should not throw coins,salt or pepper grains on the Ratham
• Devotees should not cross the Red line marked on the path of the Ratham.
Dr Ravi appealed once again that Devotees should be retrained and focus on witnessing the event from sidelines rather than rushing to become part of the exercise to drag the huge Ratham for which task able bodies men have already been deployed in adequate number.
ISSUED BY TTD PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI