PUSHPA YAGAM IN PADMAVATHI AMMAVARI TEMPLE
Tiruchanur, Nov 19, 2012 (P.R.O): Pushpa Yagam was performed in Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, Tiruchanur with admist religious fervour and vedic chantings for two hours from 5pm to 8pm on Monday.
Nearly nine metric tonnes, comprising eighteen varieties of scented flowers like Sampangi, chrysanthemum, rose, lily,thulasi, Scent jaji, Lotus, Kaluva, Manoranjitham, Bilvam, paneer leaves,Dhavanam,Malli, Kankambaram, Ganneru, Mogilietc. were selected and used for the ritual. ‘Snapana Tirumanjanam’ was performed earlier in the day to the processional deity of Goddess Padmavathi at the ‘Mukha Mandapam’. Later, baskets full of colourful flowers were taken out in a procession from Asthana Mandapam to the Ammavari temple.
Around 200 devotees took part paying a fee of Rs.516 per couple. The participants were given gifts comprising a 5 gram silver dollar, an ‘angavasthram’, a blouse piece, two ‘laddus’ and two ‘vadas’.
Earlier temple priest performed Snapana Tirumanjanam to the processional deity of Goddess Padmavathi at Sri Krishna Mukha Mandapam inside Ammavari Temple.
Sri K.Bapi Raju, Chairman, TTDs, TTD EO Sri L.V.Subramanyam, Joint Executive Officer, Sri Venkatrami Reddy, Joint Executive Officer, Sri Gopalakrishna, DyEO(PAT), Sri Venugopal, AEO, Sri Lakshminarayana Yadav, Supdt, temple staff and large number of devotees took part.