LORD MALAYAPPASWAMY TOOK A CELESTIAL RIDE ON ASWA VAHANAM
Tirumala, 21 October 2015: Lord Venkateswara rides his horse chariot in the evening of eighth day of the Srivari Navarathri Brahmotsavam-2015 and enthralls pilgrims who descend to the hill town as the festival reaches a crescendo and marches towards conclusion.
The Ashwa Vahanam procession denotes one of his most popular and well received avatars Kalki – a Good Samaritan who fights the evil and protects the righteous and good things in the Kaliyuga.
The Kalki avatar of Lord Venkateswara is hailed as the most significant in the celestial lore’s of Malayappa. The Horse (Ashwa) is described as the only living being to get a rare and unique opportunity to witness the first meeting of Lord Venkateswara and his consort Goddess Padmavati, their romance which finally culminated in love and wedding.
The Aswa Vahanam of Lord Venkateswara sends message to everyone to keep way from Kali-dosha and continuously pray and sing the keertans of lord to wardoff the impact of wrong doings.
Chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy, Executive Officer Dr D Sambasiva Rao, Joint Executive Officers Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, Sri Pola Bhaskar, SP (URBAN) Sri Gopinath Jatti, CV&SO Sri Nagendra Kumar, Board Members Smt Suchithra Ella, Sri Hariprasad, Sri AV Ramana, Sri DP Anantha Sri Sandra Venkata Veeraiah, Sri G Bhanuprakash Reddy, ACVSO Sri Sivakumar Reddy, Dy EO Temple Sri Chinnamgari Ramana, Peishkar Sri R.Selvam, Parpathyedar Sri Ajay and others were present.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI