GURU PURNIMA GARUDA SEVA
Tirumala, 19 July 2016: The processional deity of Lord Malayappa Swamy took a celestial ride on His favourite vahanam Garuda and blessed the devotees along the four mada streets between 7pm and 9pm on auspicious occasion of Guru Pournami on Tuesday evening.
IMPORTANCE OF GURU PURNIMA
Among the most important festivals of Hindu Sanatana Dharma, Guru Purnima is considered to be auspicious which is also known as Vyasa Purnima as Maharshi Veda Vyasa penned the Mahabharata with over one lakh slokas in sanskrit and pioneered the world of wisdom. The five pournimas falling between Ashada and Kartika months have religious significance and known as Vyasa Pournima.
Earlier TTD Chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy Released audio CD titled ‘Annamaiah Sankeertha Vibhavamu’ sung by Smt Vijayalakshmi Desikan, Amruthavalli, SP Vandana Devi of Hyderabad infront of Garuda Vahanam.
Tirumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, Board Members Sri AV Ramana, Sri Sekhar Reddy, Temple DyEO Sri Rama Rao, MLC Sri G Srinivasulu, Peishkars Sri R Selvam, Sri Ashok and devotees took part.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER TTDs TIRUPATI