SRIRAMA NAVAMI ASTHANAM IN TIRUMALA
Tirumala, 15 April 2016: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) observed religious event of “Sri Rama Navami Astanam” in the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on Friday.
The Temple priests performed Snapana Tirumanjanam (Celestial Bath) to Processional Deities of Lord Rama, Seetha, Lakshmana, Anjaneya Swamy at Ranaganayakula Mandapam inside Sri Vari Temple in the morning.
On this important festival day, the processional deity of Lord Sri Rama is taken on a procession in the four mada streets on Hanumantha Vahanam. Later on their return to the temple, the temple priests performs special rituals. The pundits read out “Sri Rama Jananam” in Sri Rama Navami Asthanam, that which takes place near Bangaru Vakili in the night at around 10pm.
The temple administration of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams(TTD) has cancelled Vasanthotsavam and Sahasra Deepalankara Seva on Ramanavami day and cancelled Vasanthotsavam even on Sri Rama Pattabhishekam following special rituals on these two auspicious days.
DyEO Temple Sri Chinnamgari Ramana, Peishkar Sri R Selvam and others took part.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI