GUNTUR, FEB 25:After receiving huge response for the Venkateswara Vaibhavotsavams which were performed for a week by the Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams (TTD) in Visakhapatnam during last year, the temple administration is now set to observe the mega religious programme in Guntur from April 10-18.

Briefing about the concept, Tirupati JEO of TTD Sri Pola Bhaskar told media persons in Guntur on Wednesday, said tens of thousands of devotees thronged the Swarna Bharathi Auditorium to witness the spiritual event Vizag during July last.

He said, under the instructions of TTD EO Dr D Samba Siva Rao, TTD has set perform the religious fete in Guntur during its second phase. .”All Arjitha Sevas that are being offered to Lord Venkateswara from dawn to dusk in Sri Tirumala temple will be performed during these nine days in the spacious parade grounds of Guntur. The special weekly sevas like Visesha Puja, Astadala Pada Padmaradhana, Sahasra Kalasabhishekam, Tiruppavada, Abhishekam will also be performed apart from Suprabhatam, thomala, archana, kalyanotsavam, Dolotsavam, Brahmotsavam, Vasanthotsavam, Sahasradeepalankara Seva and Ekanta Seva in the finely decked replica temple which is going to set up here to give a special feel to devotees, as if they were witnessing these sevas in the abode of the Lord in Tirumala”, he added.

“The devotees can witness these sevas sitting right in their home town on free of cost. This is a great opportunity for those who could not make it to Tirumala”, he maintained.

HDPP Special Officer Sri S Raghunath, SE III Sri Ramachandra Reddy, SE Electricals Sri Venkateswarulu, PRO Sri T Ravi, VGO Sri Ravindra Reddy, Garden Deputy Director Sri Srinivasulu were also present.