Make Brahmotsavams a rich spiritual experience to Devotees-EO￼
- Devotees for Harati on Mada street should wear traditional dress
- Govinda Namavali sign boards on ghat road to Tirumala
Tirupati, September 1: TTD Executive Officer Sri L V Subramaniam today directed officials to make foolproof arrangements for the twin Brahmotsavams occurring this year and ensure that the devotees get the maximum spiritual and devotional experience during the 9 plus 9-day festival.
Reviewing the arrangements for the festival at Annamayya Bhavan this morning with heads of all departments of the TTD the EO Sri Subramaniam said it would be mandatory for the devotees to wear the traditional dress of lungi or dhoti and sarees when they want to offer harati to Lord Venkateswara during the processions on the Mada streets during Brahmotsavams.
He said all the sign boards being set up all along the ghat road from Tirupati to Tirumala should have Govinda Namavali and proper directions to devotees on the facilities and their duties while at Tirumala shrine.
He directed the officials to set up a coordination mechanism between the police and the administration to ensure smooth, peaceful and trouble-free darshan and visit for the devotees. He said the first floor of the old Annadanam hall will also be put to use for devotes welfare after proper repairs.
He also asked the PRO to ensure that all publications, CDs and DVDs of TTD are made available at all the points during he Brahmotsavams, particularly during the Vahanam procession in the evenings and mornings. He also wanted that more Srivari Sevaks were roped into service during the Brahmotsavams to provide drinking water, buttermilk and prasadams to devotes sitting in the galleries around Mada streets . He also wanted the PRO department to organize exhibitions to highlight the glory of Tirumala and also its achievements in flower decorations , electrical decorations etc
The EO also instructed the officials of Electrical Department to give advance publicity through media on parking for vehicles, besides organising huge LCD display screens and also electrification all around Tirumala so that devotees could witness the sevas and also processions of the Lord Venkateswara throughout the festival and do not miss the spiritual experience.
Sri Subramaniam also advised the officials of the SVBC to prepare more quality special programs about Tirumala and Bramotsavams for and broadcast them for the benefit of mass of devotees who come for the festival.
The EO also exhorted the officials of Sanitation and Health to ensure clean and green Tirumala so that there is an epidemic crisis and that devotees go back with a rich experience of Tirumala.
The Joint EO K S Srinivasa Raju, Tirupati Rural SP Prabhakar Rao, CVSO of TTD Sri G V S V Ashok Kumar, DRO Sheshaiah besides officials of the RTC and Police department participated in the meeting.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI