3rd Day of Sri Vari Annual Brahmotsavam- MUTHYAPU PANDIRI VAHANAM on Sep 20
THIRD DAY – MUTHYAPU PANDIRI VAHANAM
Tirumala, Sep 20: In the evening of Day -3 of the Salaktla Brahmotsavam Lord Venkateswara appears before his devotees on a vehicle decorated with prices less and resplendent white pearls which spread the message of peace ,love and co-existence in the society.
Legend says that pearls, a produce of sea, is formed when the dew and rain drops into pearl chip in the ocean. Even Sri Krishna wears pearl nose rings and necklaces and Lord Venkateswara hailed as “Alankara priya”(lover of decoration).
During the Srivari Brahmotsavam Lord Venkateswara sat proudly along with his consorts sat in a vahanam decked up milk white pearls in the shape of a pandal.
The 26th chapter of Padmapuranam refers to an umbrella made ofpearls giving
shade to Lord Vishnu and several contemporary poets of the bygone days had described the hood of Adisesha giving cool shade of Pearl umbrella to the celestial deity.
Sri K.Bapi Raju, Chairman TTDs, Sri L.V.Subramanyam, Executive Officer, JEOs’ Sri K.S.Sreenivasa Rao, Sri P.Venkatarami Reddy, TTD Board Members Sri Raji Reddy, Sri L.R.Sivaprasad, Sri GVG Ashok Kumar, CV&SO, , Sri Munirathnam Reddy, DyE.O(Temple), Sri Sivakumar Reddy, Addl C.V.&S.O, Sri Venkataiah,Temple Peishkars and others were also present.