Sabarimala Sannidhanam 20th Nov 2023- 01


Pushpayagam Visual Treat at Tiruchanoor

The colourful floral ceremony was a visual treat to the devotees who took part in the celestial annual Pushpayagam held in Tiruchanoor on Sunday evening.

About three tonnes of various ornamental and traditional flowers have been used during the ceremony.

TTD EO Sri AV Dharma Reddy JEO Sri Veerabrahmam, DyEO Sri Govindarajan and other temple officials were also present.

TTD JEo Bhargavi Inspects Karthika Deepotsavam Arrangements

TTD JEO for Health and Education Smt Sada Bhargavi on Sunday inspected the arrangements for Karthika Deepotsavam to be observed at the Parade Grounds on November 20.

Speaking on the occasion the JEO said the Deepotsavam program is scheduled to be held in Tirupati on November 20, Kurnool on 27 and Visakhapatnam on December 11.

She said the auspicious program is conducted by TTD in the month of Karthika to herald the significance of Siva-Keshava since 2021 under the aegis of All Dharmic Projects of TTD.

All preparations are being made for the program between 6pm and 8pm at the parade grounds of the TTD Administrative Building and the entire festival of lights would be telecasted live on the SVBC channel for the sake of devotees. 

She said over 2000 devotees are being anticipated in the program in which students of TTD educational institutions would perform 

Vishnu Sahasranama Parayanams.

After the inspection, the JEO reviewed the arrangements with officials and made valuable suggestions.

As part of the ceremonies the Yati Vandanam, Veda Swasti and the significance of the Deepalankara Seva will be explained by scholars. The students and artists of SV College of Music and Dance would also present a dance ballet on Harihara after the Viswaksena puja, Punyahavachanam, Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Parayanam and Sri Maha Lakshmi puja.

Later Sri Lakshmi Niranjanam, Govinda Nama Parayanam by Annamacharya project artists and Mangala Harati followed by Naivedyam, Nakshatra Harati and Kumbha Harati will also be observed.

VC of SV Vedic University Acharya Rani Sadasiva Murthy, DyEO Sri Govindarajan, VGO Sri Bali Reddy, Program Officer of All Dharmic Projects Sri Rajagopal, SV College of music and dance Principal Smt Uma Muddubala and other officials were also present.

Snapanam Performed

In connection with Pushpayagam on Sunday afternoon, a grand procession of flowers took place from the Garden Office to Tirumala temple.

Speaking on the occasion TTD EO Sri AV Dharma Reddy who performed special pujas to the various flowers in the Garden Office earlier said in total eight tonnes of 17 varieties of flowers and leaves are set ready to pay floral tributes.

Among these, four tonnes of flowers are from Tamilnadu and two tonnes each from AP and TS. In the morning Snapana Tirumanjanam was performed to the deities, he added.

Tirumala temple DyEO Sri Lokanatham, Garden Dy Director Sri Srinivasulu and others were also present.

In the Snapana Tirumanjanam held in the morning between 9am and 11am besides TTD EO, Tirumala VGO Sri Nanda Kishore, Peishkar Sri Srihari, Parupattedar Sri Uma Maheswara Reddy were also present.

Pushpa Yagam will be observed between 1pm and 5pm.


Sabarimala Sannidhanam 19th Nov 2023- 02


Simran Gupta