Devunikadapa Brahmotsavams from January 30

The annual Brahmotsavams of the Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy temple at Devunikadapa will be organised from January 30 to February 9, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Deputy Executive Officer B. Balaji said on Saturday.

Speaking to the media after releasing the Brahmotsavams posters, Mr. Balaji said that the Kalyanotsavam and Gramotsavam would be performed at 10 a.m. on February 5, Rathotsavam at 3 p.m. on February 6 and Vasanthotsavam on February 8. The festivities would commence with the Deeksha Thirumanjanam on January 30. Similarly, the Tiruchi Dhwajarohanam would be performed at 10 a.m. on January 31 and the presiding deities would ride the Chandraprabha Vahanam on the occasion.

As part of the Vahana Seva, the deities would be taken out in procession on the Suryaprabha Vahanam (morning) and Peddasesha Vahanam (night) on February 1, Chinnasesha and Simha Vahanam on February 2, Kalpavriksha and Hanumantha Vahanam on February 3, Sarvabhoopala and Garuda Vahanam on February 4, Gaja Vahanam on February 5 night, Mutyapupandiri and Aswa Vahanam on February 7 and Hamsa Vahanam on February 8 night.

The Snapana Thirumanjanam would be performed in the morning and Unjal Seva in the evening, followed by cultural programmes by artistes of the Annamacharya Kala Mandiram and Harikatha under the aegis of the Dharma Prachara Parishad every day, the deputy EO said. The Brahmotsavams would end with the Pushpayagam on February 9.

Senior superintendent of temples Hanumanthaiah, Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy temple chief priest M. Venkata Seshacharyulu and others were present .



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