Tirumala Brahmotsavam 2019 – Day 1

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Tirumala Annual Brahmotsavam kick starts with Pedda Sesha Vahanam

Tirumala, 30 Sep. 19 – Day 1, Evening

  • On the first day evening of the ongoing annual Brahmotsavams of Sri Venkateswara Swamy at Tirumala,  Sri Malayappa Swamy took a celestial ride on Pedda Sesha Vahanam on Monday evening.
  • The first vahana seva of the 16 celestial carrier processions of Brahmotsavam-2019, the Serpent Carrier Seva commenced amidst a grand fanfare of hundreds of artisans from all over the country presenting bhajans, kolatas while folk dancers presenting mythological themes to enthrall the devotees who thronged the four Mada streets.
  • The utsava idols of Malayappa Swamy flanked on either side by His two divine consorts Sridevi and Bhudevi mounted atop the golden Pedda Sesha Vahanam blessed devotees.
  • The Pedda shesha vahanam is symbolic with Dhyana Bhakti. The darshan of Lord on this seven hooded serpent king vahanam is seen as a blessing for all devotees and shower of good fortunes, prosperity and good health.
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AP CM YS Jagan offers Silk Vastrams to Sri Venkateswara Swami

Tirumala, 30 Sep. 19

  • The CM of Andhra Pradesh Sri  Y S Jaganmohan Reddy offered silk vastrams to Sri Venkateswara Swamy on behalf of State Government, as a part of the official tradition, to make such an offering during the annual Brahmotsavams at Tirumala.
  • Earlier the Chief Minister was adorned with traditional headgear by temple archaka at Sri Bedi Anjaneya Swamy temple. From there he carried the silk vastrams in a plate over his head amidst the chanting of Veda mantras with the accompaniment of Nadaswaram and Melam to the main temple.
  • Later he offered silk vastrams to the presiding deity in side temple and offered prayers to Sri Venkateswara Swamy. At Ranganayakula Mandapam he was rendered Vedasirvachanam by temple priests.
  • The CM later offered 80kilos 400grams of rice as Tulabhram and fulfilled his wish and also took part in Peddasesha Vahanam procession.
  • TTD Chairman Sri YV Subba Reddy, EO Sri Anil Kumar Singhal, Additional EO Sri AV Dharma Reddy, CVSO Sri Gopinath Jatti, District Collector Sri Narayana Bharat Gupta, Tirupati Urban SP Sri Anburajan and other officers were also present.
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Dhwajarohanam performed with religious fervour

Tirumala, 30 Sep. 19

  • The divine flag hoisting fete Dhwajarohanam for ensuing annual brahmotsavams in Tirumala temple was performed in the auspicious Meena Lagnam on Monday evening between 5.23 and 6pm.
  • Sri Sitamachari rendered services as Kankanabhattar for the fete and will be doing all the Vaidika programmes during brahmotsavams in the same capacity.
  • Earlier,  the celestial flag bearing the image of Garudalwar was taken on a procession along the mada streets before the Dhwaja Patam is hoisted on temple Dhwajasthambham in the prescribed Muhurtam.
  • TTD Trust Board Chairman Sri YV Subba Reddy,  EO Sri Anil Kumar Singhal, Additional EO Sri AV Dharma Reddy and others were also present.
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Ankurarpanam performed, Senadhipathi Utsavam held

Tirumala, 29 Sep. 19 – Evening

  • The festival of sowing of seeds,  Ankurarpanam was held as a prelude to annual brahmotsavams on Sunday evening.
  • As a part of it, Senadhipathi Utsavam was held where, the Universal Commander in Chief of Lord,  Sri Vishvaksenulavaru was taken on a celestial procession.
  • Later the seed sowing festival was carried out as per the tenets of Vaikhananasa Agama by the priests of the temple.
  • TTD Trust Board Chief Sri YV Subba Reddy, EO Sri Anil Kumar Singhal,  Additional EO Sri AV Dharma, CVSO Sri Gopinath Jatti, ACVO  Sri Sivakumar Reddy and others took part.
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