SRI VARI ANNUAL BRAHMOTSAVAM- PROCESSION OF CHANDRAPRABHA VAHANAM
Tirumala, 05 Oct 2011(P.R.O) On the evening of seventh day of the Srivari Brahmotsavam at Tirumala the presiding deity Lord Venkateswara rides atop a Chandra Prabha Vahanam to the delight of thousands of devotees who gather around the four mada streets to witness the divine event.
Chandra or the moon stands for promoting medicinal values among living beings including plants. As per the scripts in the “Purushottama Praptiyagam” Chandra is described as Lord Vishnu who as an invisible architect evolved solutions for all ills of the society as the Bhagavat Geeta mentions “Nakshatrana Aham Shashi” (I am a spot on the moon) with the Lord Himself describing as Moon.
The Chandra Prabha Vahanam signifies the role of school of herbal and Ayurveda. The florists from Coimbattore made a special 18 feet garland and an arch made of white jasmine and ixora flowers as per the Agama shastras and enriched the divine energy of the utsava idols of Lord Venkateswara.
The event is telecast by the SVBC channel and the TTD has made elaborate arrangemenhts for the public to get a better view ofthe Vahanams on the sacred four mada streets with llpublic conveniences like toilets,baths, drinking water and audio facilities.
Sri K.Bapi Raju, Chairman TTDs, Sri K.Chiranjeevi MLA, Sri K.V.Ramanachary, 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 present.