Sunday, September 23, 2018

Ananta Padmanabha Vrata Chakra Snanam Observed

Tirumala, 23 September 2018: The devotees have cherished yet another auspicious chakra Snanam with in 48 hours of brahmotsava chakra snanam on Sunday following, one of the important annual festivals, Sri Anantha Padmanabha Vratam which was observed with religious fervour in the hill town of Tirumala.
According to temple scriptures, Lord Venkateswara is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Sri Maha Vishnu. As Anantha Padmanabha Swamy, yet another form of Lord is being described as “Sayanarupa”-in a state of reclining on Ananta-the 1000-hood mighty serpent king Adisesha, the festival is observed in grandeur in all Sri Vaishnava Khetras across the country every year.
 The image of Anantapadmanabha Swamy is also located inside the main temple complex where the pilgrim can see Lord in reclining pose. As Tirumala temple tops the list of Sri Vaishnava Divya Desams, the festival is observed on Bhadrapada Sukla Chaturdasi day every year in Tirumala. 
Meanwhile the Chakra Snanam is performed four times in a year usually during Brahmotsavams, Rathasapthami, Vaikunta Dwadasi and Ananta Padmanabha Vratam.
The temple priests performed special puja to Sri Sudarshana Chakrattalwar in Swamy Pushkarini after the first bell on this auspicious day.
Temple DyEO Haridranath, Peishkar

Ramesh and others took part.

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