ABHISHEKAM TO SRIVARU AT BADE HANUMAN TEMPLE IN ALLAHABAD
Allahabad, Jan 31, 2013 (P.R.O): As a part of the ongoing MAHAKUMBA MELA-2013 at Allahabad, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams has built a Replica Temple of Lord Balaji in Sector-6 on the banks of River Ganga. In this Connection, on Thursday morning a celestial bath (Snapana Tirumanjanam-usually known as Abhisekam) was performed to the Processional Deities of Lord Balaji by Priests of Balaji Temple at Bade Hanuman Temple in Allahabad.
The celestial bath with sacred items including turmeric, Sandalwood paste, camphor, scented water has been by the team of priests from Balaji Temple led by Agama exponent Sri Sundara Varada Bhattacharya. During the ritual the priests recited Divya Prabhat vachana and Panchasuktas.
Later the deities have been decorated with splendid Tulsi garlands which added an extra glamour to the dazzling deities. TTD performed this ritual seeking peace, harmony and prosperity to bestow on the entire mankind.
Sri Sri Sri Swaroopananda Swamiji of Sharada Peetham from Visakhapatnam, Sri Ananda Theertha Maharaj from Bade Hanuman Temple, Uttar Pradesh Educational Minister, Sri Rakesh Trivedi and T.T.D Officials also took part in this religious fete.