Lord  Balaji given holy bath at Sangam

Balaji idol given holy dip at Triveni sangam

  • Thousands of devotees witness the celestial event’
  • Mela Commissioner Chaturvedi participated

Allahabad , January 27: The Utsava Murthis of Lord Balaji and his consorts were given the holy dip in the Triveni sangam at the Maha Kumbha mela in Allahabad in the early hours today.


According to T. Ravi the official spokesman of the TTD the idols will be installed at the model of Tirumala temple constructed at the Sector -6 of the Mela grounds later in the evening.


The august ceremony of the holy dipping of the idol of Balaji was witnessed by huge crowds of devotees and pilgrims at the Mela ghat the chanting of the vedic hymns by the pundits from Tirumala. Chairman of TTD Sri K Bapiraju and JEO Sri P.Venkatarama Reddy besides other officials of the TTD.


The Idols of Lord Balaji will be installed in a grand ceremony later in the evening at the model temple of Tirumala and will be open for public view till March 10, the conclusion of the Maha Kumbha Mela.


Sri Ravi reiterated that the daily rituals as on lines at Tirumala would be conducted at the Mela ground by the temple priests who had been camping at Allahabad and a special exhibition cum sale of TTD publications including CDs is also organised.