Koil Alwar Tirumanjanam Performed

Tirumala, 14 Jul. 20: In view of auspicious Anivara Asthanam at Tirumala on Thursday, the temple cleansing fete, Koil Alwar Tirumanjanam has been performed with religious fervour in Tirumala on Tuesday.

The entire temple premises were cleansed with "Parimalam", an aromatic mixture which is a composition of Kicchiligadda (a root vegetable), turmeric, vermilion and sandal. This thick paste is applied all over the roofs, walls, ceiling etc. While the entire process was underway, the presiding deity icon was closed with a veil. After the fete, the veil was removed and special pujas were performed to Sri Venkateswara Swamy followed by Neivedyam and Harati. Later devotees were allowed for darshan.

TTD EO Sri Anil Kumar Singhal, speaking to media persons outside the temple said, the Koil Alwar Tirumanjanam takes place four times a year before Ugadi, Anivarastanam, annual brahmotsavams and Vaikuntha Ekadasi. "The temple cleansing fete was observed from Ananda Nilayam to Bangaru Vakili. In view of Covid 19 restrictions, only a few temple staff participated in the cleansing fete", EO added. 

Additional EO Sri AV Dharma Reddy, Temple DyEO Sri Harindranath and others participated.

Later TTD EO, Additional EO, TTD Board special invitee Sri Govindahari took part in Sundarakanda Pathanam held at Nada Neerajana Mandapam.

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