SECOND DAY ANNUAL PAVITHROTSAVAM AT TIRUMALA
Tirumala, 10 Aug 2011(P.R.O): On the Second day of Ongoing Three day Annual Pavithrotsavam , Pavithras, the garlands made from special thread are taken in a procession and used to decorate Lord Malayappa swami and his consorts in Sri Vari Temple, Tirumala on Wednesday morning.
Earlier the Temple Priests performed Snapana Tirumanajanam (Celestial Bath) to the processional deity of Lord Malayappaswamy and His consorts at Sampangi Prakaram inside Sri Vari Temple.
NARAYANAGIRI CHATRASTHAPANOTSAVAM PERFORMED AT TIRUMALA
The celestial ritual of Narayanagiri Chatrasthapanotsavam has been performed with religious fervour at Tirumala on Wednesday.
According to temple legend Narayanagiri happens to be the highest peak in the Seshachalam ranges and it is believed that Lord Venkateswara first stepped his feet on this holy hill. Even after several centuries “Srivari Padalu”, (holy feet of Lord Venkateshwara) will be clearly seen on this gigantic peak. To appease the wind god Lord Varuna, it being the highest peak, TTD has been performing this Chatrasthapanotsavam since several decades where in a holy umbrella will be kept near the Srivari Padalu. The temple priests performed special pujas and later offered prasadams to the devotees.
TTD Specified Authority Chiarman Sri J.Sathyanarayana, TTD EO Sri LV Subramanyam, Joint EO Sri KS Srinivasa Raju, CVSO Sri MK Singh, Temple Deputy EO Sri Muni Rathnam Reddy, Peishkar Sri Chandrasekhar Pillai, Parupattedar Sri Keshava Raju and others were also present.