SRI VARI SALAKATLA BRAHMOTSAVAM BEGINS IN TIRUMALA ON SEP 26
TIRUMALA TIRUPATI DEVASTHANAMS
*FIRST DAY – DWAJAROHANAM
Tirumala, 26 September 2014: Dwajarohanam marks the beginning of Nine day spiritual bonanza for devotees of Lord Venkateswara as it is the first traditional religious ceremony which is being observed during the Annual Salakatla Brahmotsavam.
Dhwajarohanam has been carried out in a religious atmosphere amidst the chanting of Vedic mantras by the Archakas of the temple at the Dwajasthambham, near the Nadimi Padi Kavili inside the temple complex. The temple priests hoisted the celestial flag atop the temple pillar between 5.36pm to 6pm.
As mythology says Garuda the being one of the disciplined disciples of lord Venkateswara goes to Devalokam to invite Gods like Brahma, Indra, Yama, Agni, Kubera and Vayudeva and saptarishis to participate in the nine-day spectacular event Salakatla Brahmotsavams.
As part of the Brahmotsavam the lord Venkateswara in the form of processional Deity Lord Malayappa Swamy comes out of his temple every day in the morning and evening to give darshan to his devotees on various special vahanams.
Specified Authority Chairman Sri Jagadish Chandra Sharma, Executive Officer Sri Sri M.G.Gopal, Joint Executive Officers Sri K.S.Sreenivasa Raju, Sri Pola Bhaskar, CV&SO Sri G Srinivas, ACVSO Sri Sivakumar Reddy, DyEO Temple Sri Chinnamgari Ramana, Peishkar Sri R.Selvam, Parpathyedar Sri Ajay and others were present.
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