VENGAMAMBA SANCTIFIED HER LIFE WITH HER GREAT WORKS-Dr KJ KRISHNAMURTHY
Tirumala, 5 August 2014: The Project Officer and Programme Co-Ordinator of Matrusri Tarigonda Vengamamba Project Dr KJ Krishna Murthy said that the Saint Poetess Vengamamba sanctified her life in the service of lord Venkateswara with her outstanding literary works.
After paying floral tributes to Vengamamba in the Brindavan at Tirumala on Tuesday, on the occasion of 197th Vardanthi of the great saint poetess, Sri Krishnamurthy said, Vengamamba stood as an example for women empowerment in those days itself and fought against all odds that prevailed in the society. “She is the only poetess who had penned 18 great literary works and her “Venkatachala Mahatyam” is considered to be equally prominent as “Kavitraya Mahabharatam” and “Potana Bhagavatham” in Telugu literature”, he added.
All Projects Deputy EO Smt Sharada, Vengamamba successor Sri Vishwamurthy and others were also present.
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