SALAKATLA KARTHIKA DEEPOTSAVAM AT TIRUMALA ON NOVEMBER 21

TIRUMALA, NOVEMBER 17:  The annual Salakatla Karthika Deepotsavam will be observed at the hill shrine of Tirumala on November 21, in view of the auspicious day of Karthika Pournima on Sunday.

In this connection, TTD has cancelled evening sevas including Vasanthotsavam, and Sahasradeepalankara seva on that day. The hill shrine will be illuminated with mud lights in and around the temple on this occasion. Ghee lights will be lit in traditional mud vessels including pramidalu, mookullu, arakamchatlu at 52 places mentioned as per Agamas. Later the temple priests perform Karthika Deepotsavam between 5pm to 8pm.

It will be a feast to the eyes of devotees and visiting pilgrims to see elegance of the hill shrine in the natural illumination of ghee-lit lamps.

ISSUED BY PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTD