The newly constructed TTD Sri Venkateswara Temple opened in a ceremonious way in the nation’s capital city in New Delhi today (May 29, 2013; Wednesday).
Constructed in 1.17 acres in Udyan Marg by TTD at a cost of Rs 1.5 crores opened amidst the chanting of vedic mantras, homam(Havan) by temple priests with religious aplomb. The day’s special pujas and rituals including Sri Venkateswara, Sri Mahalakshmi, Sri Godadevi, Sri Garudalwar Prana Pratistha, Mangalasasanam, Srimad Ramayana-Sri Bhagavata-Sribhasyam, Sri Gita Bhashyam, Astamangala Darshana, Teertha-prasada distribution have been performed and the devotees were later allowed for darshan of Lord Venkateswara. There will be spiritual discourse on SriMad Bhagavatam and Sri Venkateswara Vaibhavam by renowned scholar Sri Mallapragada Srimannarayana between May 29th and 30th from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.
TTD is contemplating to begin Nityannaprasadam (free distribution of food) soon in this temple also on the lines of Tirumala. Separately, TTD has plans to construct another temple in the historical city of Kurukshetra.
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The following are some of the photographs taken during the inauguration today…
Photo Courtesy: Sri Srinivasan