Pasurams are Nothhing But Simplified Texts of Vedas: Tirupati Seers

Pasurams are Nothhing But Simplified Texts of Vedas: Tirupati Seers

The Alwar Divya Prabandhas also known as Pasurams are simplified versions of  Vedic texts in Tamil. Penned by the twelve Alwars, Pasurams are directives for the wellbeing of the humanity,  said, HH Pedda Jiyangar and Chinna Jiyangar, the seers of Tirumala, at the Divya Prabandha Parayana Ghosti Convention held at Asthana Mandapam at Tirumala on Monday. Speaking on this occasion, the pontiffs of Tirumala said that this year TTD is observing Ramanuja Sahasrabdi in a big way in commemoration of the Millennium Birth Anniversary of the Saint Sri Ramanujacharya. “Today I…

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Lord Venkateshwara Enthralls Devotees on Garuda Vahana

Lord Venkateshwara Enthralls Devotees on Garuda Vahana

Lord Malayappa Swamy in all His splendour, mounted on the Golden Garuda Vahana, took the celestial ride around the four mada streets in the pleasant evening of full moon day on Monday. Over 200 odd Divya Prabandha Parayanamdars hailing from 106 Divya Desams rendered Pasurams in front of the procession. TTD Executive Officer  D Sambasiva Rao, Joint EO KS Sreenivasa Raju, Temple Deputy  EO Rama Rao, Peishkar R Selvam and devotees Took part. We will Develop Divya Prabandha  Project – EO TTD EO  D Sambasiva Rao said that the temple management,…

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Lord Venkateshwara Back as Malayappa at Tirupati

Lord Venkateshwara  Back as Malayappa at Tirupati

The three-day annual festival of Jyestabhishekam at Tirumala shrine concluded on a grand note on Sunday. The religious grandeur, also known as Abhidhyeyaka Abhishekam, involved a host of religious ceremonies including Shatakalasa Tirumanjanam, kavacha pratishta, and special abhishekam to the deity Malayappa Swamy, the presiding deity at Tirumala Tirupati Temple. Malayappa swamy was  adorned in Vajra kavacham on day one, Muttangi kavacham on day two, was back in his regular wear swarna kavacam on Sunday. Shatakalasa Tirumanjanam and special abhishekam were performed to the deities on a specially arranged platform in the Kalyana Mandapam in Sampangi Prakaram in…

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Tirupati’s Saint Poet Annamacharya’s 608 Jayanti Held

Tirupati’s Saint Poet Annamacharya’s 608 Jayanti Held

Celebrations  to commemorate the 608th birthday of saint-poet and ardent devotee of lord Balaji commenced in Annamacharya Kalamandiram in Tirupati on Saturday. “Annamacharya succeeded in bringing social awareness to the masses over six centuries ago through his outstanding sankeertans,” said Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Trust Executive officer D Sambasiva Rao. Speaking on the occasion the EO said that Annamacharya wrote  over 32000 kritis  and out of that 14000 krits are available. The SV Recording Project of TTD has composed and recorded about 1700 songs of the poet so far. He added that the…

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TIRUMALA TIRUPATI DEVASTHANAMS”SWARNIMA” MANDAPAM GETS READY TO HOST PADMAVATHI PARINAYOTSAVAM

TIRUMALA TIRUPATI DEVASTHANAMS”SWARNIMA” MANDAPAM GETS READY TO HOST PADMAVATHI PARINAYOTSAVAM

Tirumala: The lush green Narayanagiri Gardens turned out Golden Yellow with the glittering rays emerged out of the “Swarnima Mandapam” set to host the three day celestial wedding ceremony-Padmavathi Parinayotsavam from May 15-17 in Tirumala.The garden wing of TTD came out with the Swarnima Mandapam concept this time with the entire, roof, walls, pillars, arches etc. made out of the gold. The pillars were decorated with the Pine apple fruits while the from the roof red apples, corn, Musambi, grapes were hanged giving a colourful and aesthetic look to the…

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Sri Ramanuja millennium Birth Anniversary celebration begins at Tirumala.

Sri Ramanuja millennium Birth Anniversary celebration begins at Tirumala.

Tirumala: As part of celebrating Sri Ramanuja Sahasrabdi, the millennium birth anniversary of the Vaishnava saint Sri Ramanujacharya, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam organized the Bhasyakarla Utsavam on Sunday. The TTD has been organizing the 10 days long celebration of Sri Ramanujacharya every year. The celebration will also be held at the Sri Govindacharya Swamy Temple at Tirupati. The festival is being organized in remembrance of the contribution and dedication of Sri Ramanujacharya, who pioneered the Bhakti movement and preached equality in society in 11th century. Ramanujachary, who lived for 120 years,…

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TTD to celebrate Sri Venkateshwara Vaibhava first time abroad.

TTD to celebrate Sri Venkateshwara Vaibhava first time abroad.

Tirupati: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam gears up to conduct its religious fete Sri Venkateshwara Vaibhavam for the first time abroad. TTD has decided to hold the spiritual programme abroad considering the requests from Non- Residential Indians (NRI’s). The festival will be held during a Saturday and Sunday. During the meeting  on Saturday, the Joint Executive Officer of the Trust directed officials to take all the necessary measures to make the religious fete successful. The JEO has appointed two different committees and directed the officials to make all the arrangements.  

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The religious events at Tirumala in the month of May:

The religious events at Tirumala in the month of May:

May 1: Commencement of Sri Bhashyakarla Utsavam May 3: Matatraya Ekadasi May 5: Masa Sivaratri May 6: Sarva Amavasya May 8: Chandra Darshanam May 9: Akshaya Tritiya, Simhachala Chandanotsavam, Parasurama Jayanthi May 10: Sri Ramanuja Jayanthi May 11: Sri Rama Jayanthi, Sri Shankara Jayanthi, Krittika Karte May 12: Nammalwar May 14: Vrishabha Sankramanam May 16: Sri Padmavathi Srinivasula Parinayam May 20: Nrusimha Jayanti, Tarigonda Venkamamba Jayanthi May 21: Vaisakha Purnima, Annamacharya Jayanthi, Sri Kurma Jayanthi May 31: Sri Hanuman Jayanthi

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LORD RIDES ON SWARNA RATHAM ON IIND DAY OF VASANTHOTSAVAM

LORD RIDES ON SWARNA RATHAM ON IIND DAY OF VASANTHOTSAVAM

  TIRUMALA:  On the second day of annual Vasanthotsavam Lord Malayappa Swamy flanked by His two consorts took a celestial ride Swarna Ratham in the bright sunny day on Wednesday in Tirumala. Meanwhile, Lord traversed through the four mada streets seated majestically on the golden “Devasana Peetham” on the 30-feet mighty golden chariot. Devotees flooded to the hill town to catch the glimpse of Lord gigantic chariot and especially women devotees enthusiastically took part in the pulling of the chariot chanting “Govinda Nama”. TTD EO Dr D Sabasiva Rao, Tirumala JEO Sri…

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Ram Navami Celebrated in Hill Temple

Ram Navami  Celebrated in Hill Temple

Ram Navami was celebrated with gaiety and great enthusiasm in Tirumala and Tirupati temple towns. The  auspicious event of the Ram Navami celebrations- Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam took place with utmost religious fervour in the famous, ancient temple of Lord Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy in Tirupati on Saturday evening. The celestial bridegroom and celestial bride seated in all their splendour on the specially decked Kalyana Vedika and the celestial wedding was performed amidst the chanting of vedic mantras by the priests of the temple. Earlier on Friday, in Tirumala  the processional deity…

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