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All Out Efforts to Grandly Celebrate Annamaiah Jayanti and Popularise His Sankeertans - TTD Clarifies

TTD clarified that it had made all arrangements for grand celebrations of Saint poets Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya’s 614th Jayanti and also strived to popularise his sankeertans in public domain.


In a statement on Tuesday TTD listed out the programs for Jayanti fete scheduled between May 16 - 22 at Dhyana Mandiram. In Tallapaka, at 108 feet statue of Sri Annamaiah on highway and at two venues in Tirupati.


Among others besides grand Srivari Kalyanam at Tallapaka, TTD had also organised music programs and organized Sadas at Tirupati cherished by many denizens 


Similarly TTD has published Annamacharys sankeertans in book form with meaning and commentary which is being released during Jayanti celebrations.


Another 280 sankeertans are recorded freshly and uploaded on TTD website.


Besides an all out operation to publish all sankeertans of Sri Annamacharya with commentary etc.


TTD is popularising the sankeertans through special programs on SVBC like Adigo Alladigo etc. to engage the youth in the devotional campaign.


TTD said in the backdrop of all these realities certain vested interests are deliberately campaigning that TTD was indifferent towards Sri Annamacharya Jayanti with an altruistic intent to malign the reputation of the organisation.


Vasanthotsavams Concludes


he three-day  annual celebrations  of  Vasantotsavam concluded at the Sri Padmavati Ammavari temple in Tiruchanoor on Tuesday with the Maha Purnahuti fete.


As part of the final day events after the Nitya Kainkaryams, Sahara Namarchana was performed for Goddess Padmavati ahead of procession in the Friday Gardens followed by the Snapana  Tirumanjanam.


Later at night the utsava idol of Ammavaru was paraded on mada streets to bless the devotee.and thereafter conduction of Maha Purnahuti fete to herald the conclusion of the Vasantotsavam fete.


Temple Dyeo Sri Lokanatham,AEO Sri Prabhakar Reddy,archaka Sri Babuswami, Superintendent Sri Seshagiri, temple inspector Sri Damodaram were also present.


Astadala Pada Padmaradhana Seva To Continue


TD has decided to continue the Astadala Pada Padmaradhana seva slated for every Tuesday in view of advance online bookings by devotees till June this year.


Earlier TTD had announced cancellation of the seva in view of summer rush of devotees but has now continued the seva that the advance bookings last till June.


Similarly TTD has decided to offer break darshan tickets for those who purchased online Tiruppavada seva tickets till June 30 or to accept refunds as the Seva has also been suspended. 


Annamacharya Fete Commences in Tirupati

The 614th Jayanthi Celebratios of Saint Poet Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya commenced in Tirupati on Monday.


The artistes of Annamacharya Project presented Sapthagiri Sankeertans while Sri Venkateswarulu Bhagavatar rendered Harikatha.


At Mahati also special programmes are organized for the occasion.


Vasantotsavam Posters Released

In connection with annual Vasanthotsavams in Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy temple at Srinivasa Mangapuram from May 19-21, the posters were released.

Temple Spl. Gr. DyEO Smt Varalakshmi, AEO Sri Gurumurthy, Superintendent Sri Ramanaiah and Archakas were present.

Vishaka Seer Offers Prayers in Sri Tirumala Temple

The Pontiff of Visakha Sarada Peetham, HH Sri Swaroopanandendra  Saraswati Swamy accompanied by Junior Pontiff Sri Swatmanandendra Saraswathy Swamy offered prayers in the temple of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on Monday. 

Following the temple tradition, first he offered prayers in the temple of Sri Varaha Swamy. Later on his arrival at Mahadwaram, he was welcomed in a traditional manner. TTD EO Sri AV Dharma Reddy was present. 

Temple DyEO Sri Ramesh and others were present.

Swarna Ratham Held

After a gap of two years due to Covid, Swarnaratham procession took place at Tiruchanoor on Monday morning between 7am and 8.30am.


Goddess Sri Padmavathi Devi in all Her religious splendour took celestial ride on the Swarnaratham along the four mada streets and blessed devotees.


Deputy EO Sri Lokanatham, AEO Sri Prabhakar Reddy and others were present.

Annamaiah Sankeertans Enlightened Society


he Sankeertans penned by Saint Poet Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya were not only dedicated to Sri Venkateswara Swamy but also enlightened the society in those days, said TTD CVSO Sri Narasimha Kishore.


The Chief Cop of TTD participated in the 614th Jayanti fete of Padakavita Pitamaha at Tirupati in Mahati Auditorium in Monday evening.


Sri Phani Narayana of Hyderabad presented alluring vocal concert while students of SV College of Music and Dance under the guidance of Smt Sailaja performed a dance ballet on Vengamamba life.


Annamacharya Project Director Dr A Vibhishana Sharma, Astana Vidwan of TTD Dr G Balakrishna Prasad were also present.


Grand Srivari Kalyanam at Thallapaka

 TTD has organised a grand Srivari Kalyanam fete at Dhyana Mandiram at Tallapaka on Monday as part of the 614th Jayanti utsavam of saint poet Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya.


The Vedic pundits and archakas performed the iconic fete of Srivari kalyanam at the Kalyana vedika amidst Mangal Vaidyams and chanting of Vedic mantras.


TTD organised drinking water and buttermilk, snacks during the event and Anna Prasadam after kalyanam for huge numbers of devotees.


Earlier the Annamacharya Project artists presented Nada Swaram and Saptagiri Sankeertana Gosti Ganam.


Later in evening Smt Munilakshmi and Sri Mohan teams presented vocal and Smt Pramila team rendered Harikatha.


Thereafter Srivari unjal Seva is performed at the 108 feet statue of Annamaiah on Rajampeta-Kadapa highway where too the artists presented Sankeertana Gosti Ganam followed by harikatha programs by the Smt Sitalakshmi of Tirupati.


TTD HDPP special officer Sri Vijayasarathi, AEO Sri Sathyanarayana, Program Assistant Smt Latha, other officials and devotees were present.

Garuda Vahanam Held

 The monthly Pournami Garuda Seva held with spiritual fervour in Tirumala on Monday evening.


Braving the showers the devotees thronged in the galleries of mada street to catch the glimpse of Sri Malayappa Swamy on mighty Garuda Vahanam.


Temple officials were present.


Pushpayagam Held at Kapileswara Swamy Vari Temple

The annual Patra-Pushpa Yagam was held with religious fervour in the famous Shiva shrine of Sri Kapileswara Swamy temple in Tirupati on Monday.


As a part of the ritual, Sri Kapileswara and Sri Kamakshi Devi were rendered Snapana Tirumanjanam between 7:30am and 9:30am. This was followed by Pushpayagam between 10am and 12 noon with 2.5tonnes of traditional flowers and leaves. 


Chief Audit Officer Sri Sesha Sailendra, Deputy EO Sri Devendra Babu, Garden Deputy Director Sri Srinivasulu, AEO Sri Srinivasulu, archakas, temple officials and devotees were also present.



Vengamamba Jayanthi Utsavams Concludes

The two-day literary event in connection with the 292nd Jayanthi of Matrusri Tarigonda Vengamamba concluded in Tirupati on Sunday.


As part of it, floral tributes were paid to Vengamamba statue located in MR Palle Circle by All Projects Program Officer Sri Vijayasaradhi.


Later Sahiti Sadas commenced at Annamacharya Kalamandiram in Tirupati.


Scholars Sri Malayavasini from Visakhapatnam, Dr Nagarajya Lakshmi from Guntur spoke on the great works and life of Vengamamba presided over by Sri Krishna Reddy.


In the evening devotional cultural programme were performed.


In Tarigonda, the native place of Vengamamba, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Kalyanam was observed.