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Showing posts with label Spiritual. Show all posts


₹ 20 Lakhs Donated

Tirumala, 13 Apr. 21: A Bhubaneswar based devotee Sri Shivam Kande has donated Rs. 20lakhs to SVBC Trust on Tuesday. 


He has handed over the DD for the same to SVBC MD and Additional EO of TTD Sri AV Dharma Reddy at latter's Bungalow in Tirumala.


Ugadi is a Festival of Mother Nature - HDPP Chief

Tirupati, 13 Apr. 21: Ugadi is usually revered as the festival of Mother Nature since the perfect spring season begins during this time, said HDPP Secretary Sri Rajagopalan. 


Ugadi Mahotsavam was observed with grandeur in Mahati Auditorium in Tirupati on Tuesday. The Plavanama Ugadi was welcomed in a befitting way Mangaladhwani, Veda Swasti, Bhakti Sangeet, Traditional fancy dress. Speaking during the occasion Sri Rajagopalan expressed his confidence that Plavanama Ugadi will bring prosperity and health in the lives of humanity across the world. 


While renowned veteran scholar Sri Gopavajjhala Balasubrahmanya Shastry rendered Panchanga Sravanam. 


Later prizes were distributed to winners in Ugadi competitions to employees. The program concluded with the distribution of Ugadi Pacchadi.


DyEO Welfare Sri Anandaraju, Epic Studies Coordinator Sri Hemanth Kumar and other officers were also present.

Plavanama Commences on A FruitFul Note in Tirumala

 Tirumala, 13 Apr. 21: On the auspicious occasion of Plavanama Ugadi, the Garden wing of TTD made spectacular floral decorations which caught the attention of devotees on Tuesday. 


Starting from the entrance of the temple till Golden Threshold, the dioramas made of fruits, flowers brought an aesthetic feel of Bhooloka Vaikuntha to the pilgrims.


Matching the occasion, splendid decorations were made in a big way with tonnes of varieties of traditional flowers and thousands of cut flowers. Florists, curtlery artists from Karnataka and AP done decorations with innovative concepts.


On the whole eight tonnes of traditional flowers, 70thousand cut flowers were donated by donors from Hyderabad, Salem while decorations were done by artistes from Vijayawada and Bengaluru.


This year unique dioramas using Janur art for the first time were displayed which stood as special attraction. Janur art is one where the floral decorations are made using Coconut leaves as the supportive background over a steel mesh. 


The roof of Dhwaja Mandapam was decked with Tooti-Frooti sky with varieties of fruits, flowers hanging colourfully. Another special attraction was the of Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy made of Navadhanayas. The Dasavataras in watermelon also remained a cynosure inside temple while the elephants, Sri Krishna Leela out side temple caught the attention of pilgrims.


Garden Superintendent of TTD Sri Srinivasulu supervised the arrangements.


Ugadi Fest Observed in All Local Temples

Tirupati, 13 Apr. 21: The festival of Ugadi was observed with religious aplomb in all local temples after TTD in and around Tirupati on Tuesday. 


The temples are decked with flowers and raw mangoes, fruits to welcome Plavanama Ugadi. 


The Vedic Scholars rendered panchanga sravanam in all temples followed by Ugadi Asthanam. 


The DyEOs of respective temples participated. 


Paavanama Ugadi Asthanam Held

Tirumala, 13 April 2021: The traditional temple court on the occasion of Plavanama Ugadi was held in Tirumala temple on Tuesday. 


After the customary rituals, the presiding deity as well processional deities were presented with new silk vastrams. 


Earlier, Panchanga Shravanam was rendered by the Vedic Scholar who has delivered fortunes in the year 2021-22 till next Ugadi. 


Later Rupaya Harati followed by special Harati were rendered on the occasion. 


TTD Chairman Sri YV Subba Reddy, EO Dr KS Jawahar Reddy, members Sri Sekhar Reddy, Sri Prasad, Smt Nischita, Sri Muralikrishna, Additional EO Sri AV Dharma Reddy, CVSO Sri Gopinath Jatti, DyEO Sri Harindranath were also present. 

Tirumala Temple Gears up for Telugu Ugadi

Tirumala, 12 Apr. 21: The premises of Tirumala temples are being geared up for the Telugu New Year day-Plavanama Samvatsara Ugadi on Tuesday.


The Garden wing of TTD is making floral decorations matching the occasion in a big way with tonnes of varieties of traditional flowers and thousands of cut flowers. Florists, curtlary artists from Karnataka, AP are doing the decorations with innovative concepts.


According to the Garden Superintendent of TTD Sri Srinivasulu, Hyderabad based Laurus Lab has come forward to donate three tonnes of traditional flowers, 50thousand pieces of cut flowers used for the decoration inside the temple. They have also contributed the material required for Janur Art and the entire flowers costing around Rs.12.50lakhs is been donated by them while the donors from Salem of Tamilnadu contributed five tonnes of traditional flowers and Bengaluru donors another 20thousand cut flowers for the occasion. 


Janur art is a unique form of floral art where in coconut leaves are primariliy used to make diaromas with enhanced beauty and it being used for the first time in the temple decoration. Sri Kalidas from Bengaluru is doing the desigining with this.


While Sri Krishna from Vijayawada, has made a life size structure of Sri Venkateswara Swamy with Navadhanyas and Sri Harish Kumar from Shimoga of Karnataka did the curtlary of Dasavatara on Watermelon with finesse for the occasion.