SRI VARI ANNUAL BRAHMOTSAVAM- PROCESSION OF GAJA VAHANAM
Tirumala, 04 Oct 2011(P.R.O) On the evening of the sixth day of Srivari Brahmotsavam, Lord Venkateswara enthralled the devotees on the Gaja Vahanam. Elephant has been a vehicle of the Tirumala deity from time immemorial.
The richness of hindu mythology lies in its generosity to provide a respectable position of worship even for various species of fauna. Starting from Cow to Crow each of these creatures have a revered place in Hindu scriptures. Among those blessed creatures, the mighty elephant occupies a pride place being the vehicle of Goddess Laxmi Devi, the Consort of Lord Vishnu. To appease His consort as well to bless the devotees with prosperity lord takes a pleasure ride on Gaja Vahanam.
The procession of Lord Malayappa well decorated with jewellery of pearls, diamonds and other precious stones atop the Elephant vehicle is a celestial sight for all of his devotees.
Sri K.Bapi Raju, Chairman TTDs, Sri J.Sathyanarayanam IAS, Ex chairman, Sri L.V.Subramanyam, Executive Officer, Joint Executive Officers, Sri K.S.Srinivasa Raju, Sri Venkatarami Reddy, TTD Board members Sri Muthyam Reddy, Smt. P.Rajyalakshmi, Sri M.K.Singh, CV&SO, , Sri Munirathnam Reddy, DyE.O(Temple), Sri Sivakumar Reddy, Addl C.V.&S.O, Sri Chandrasekhar Pillai,Temple Peishkars and others were also