SRI KRISHNA JANMASHTAMI AND UTLOTSAVAM AT TIRUMALA ON AUG 25
Tirumala, 24 August 2016: The Gokulashtami festival, heralding the birth of Sri Krishna will be performed at the Srivari Temple on August 25th. The festival, special prayers and pujas for Sri Krishna will be conducted at the Bangaru Vakili, from 8.00 PM-10.30 PM in a grand manner.
Similarly Utlotsavam will also be performed in a majestic manner in which the utsava idol of Sri Malayappa Swamy will be taken out in a procession aloft Bangaru vahanam to view the youth trying to hit the vessel (Utlotsavam).
As part of the Utlotsavam the youth will form human towers on the street and compete to break the pot full of butter hanging high above to mark the Krishna’s birth day.
To facilitate the event and the Gokulashtami festival the TTD has suspended the Arjita sevas like Kalyanotsavam, Brahmotsavam, Unjal seva, Vasanthotsavam, Sahasra Deepalankara Seva on August 26th to facilitate the Gokulashtami celebrations.
ISSUED BY PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs,TIRUPATI