The moment you think of a trip to Tirumala – Tirupati , Reserve your Railway/Bus tickets, accommodation to tirupati well in advance. The temples play vital role in the preservation and practice of Santana Dharma, Ancient Culture and Indian traditions. There are many historically famous architecturally beautiful temples in our country. The tirupati temple is famous since olden days.
According to legends there is no sacred place equal to the Venkatachala, The abode of sri Venkateswara Swami either in past or in future.
The Lord of seven hills is being worshiped according to vaisakha masa Agama sastra,by performing rituals, sevas, utsavams and poojas etc.,The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams is following the procedures with dedication to protect the sanctity of the temple with the blessings of god. The Archa Moorthy and utsava Moorthies are being decorated with colorful garlands and with rare ornaments, which is delightful to the eyes of devotees starting with suprabhata navaneetha harati in the early hours of the day,the offerins,sevas are being made and mutyala harati in the late night.
Several devotees are coming to Tirumala for darshan and to participate in the sevas, utsavams not only from india,but also from all parts of the world.
Considering the above facts, the Tirupati Devashanams took a decision to telecast the sevas, utsavams without violating the Agama sastras through sri venkateswara Bhakti channel located at Alipiri in Tirupati.A replica of Tirumala Temple and its Archa Moorthy was constructed for providing the opportunity to witness the sevas, utsavams of kaliyuga pratyaksha Deva(Lord Srinivasa) at the door steps of the devotees in the villages and towns. The line telecast programmes are titled”Govindam_Paramananadam”.
Metlotsavam was performed on 9-2-2012, Monday by Tirupati Devasthanam dasa sahitya project and was performed by sri sri sri satyatma theertha swami ji, Uttaradhi mutt, Banglore, a Large number of dasa devotees on Monday walked up the tirumala path as a part of the ‘Tharaimasika Metlotsavam’ conducted by the TTD dasa sahitya project.
Procession of golden chariot on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadesi:
Processional deity, Lord Malayappaswamy along with his consorts were taken out in a procession of golden chariot around for mada streets in connection with vaikunta ekadesi at tirumala. The day began with the opening of vaikuntadwaram in tirumala temple which was fully decorated with pleasant smelling flowers and the pilgrims were allowed to perambulate in ‘vaikunta pradakshina patham’ path which is the nearest perambulator path of the moola aracha murthy of lord sri venkateswara though there was a heavy rush of pilgrims on the day smooth darshan facilities were provided in a systematically organized was by TTD authorities.
The annual celestal utsavam of the processional deities of lord malayappa swamy and sri Krishna swamy – ‘ parveta utsavam’ has taken place in tirumala amidst religious fervor and gaiety on the non of kanurna festival day.
The Processional deity of lord malayappa swamy accompanied by lord sri Krishna swamy on another palanquin, started for a mock hunt to parmta mandapam in tirumala on 16th afternoon at around 1:30 pm with five mighty weapons – sudarshana chakram, naradakam sword, panchajanya conch , koumodatki mace, saranga bow and arrow.
The festival was a spectacular event to millions of devotees who thronged the place to witness the lord emperor. Later the processional deities were taken to the parveta mandapam located about three kilometers near papavinasam. The TTD Executive officer sri L.V. subramanyam led to the mock hunt by carrying a silver ‘soear’, A traditional weapon to kill wild beasts after performing puja in parveta mandapam both the deities were brought out of the mandapam for the mock hunt after the victory the temple priests performed customary rituals to the deities and they were brought back to the main temple on the golden palanquin.
Adyanotsavam was started on ever month ending with Vaikunta Ekadesi day. Everybody evening malayappa swamy with his consorts were taken to ranganayaka mandapam and performed asthanam. In presence of sri ramanuja and viswakesena sannidhi in the presence if jeeyar with their pasurams.
On the eve of vaikunta ekadesi, Help us to sancity of tirumala don’t to come to sacred hills for any purpose other than lord Tirupati Balaji Darshan.
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