Purattasi Brahmotsavam At Tirumala: Mohini Avataram and Garuda Sevai


As part of the ongoing Purattasi Brahmotsavam at Tirumala, Day 5 utsavam was celebrated in a grand manner today (October 9, 2013; Vijaya Varusha Purattasi Anusham). There was Mohini Avataram purappadu in the morning and the famous Garuda Sevai in the evening. Thirumanjanam for Sri Srinivasar and Ubhaya Nachiyars took place in the afternoon. Several lakhs of devotees took part in the utsavam today. Significantly, the garlands adorned by Srivilliputtur Sri Andal (soodina malai), which arrived yesterday from Srivilliputtur, was adorned by Sri Srinivasar during the Garuda Sevai. For more details, please visit Srivilliputtur Andal Malai On Its Way To Tirumala For Sri Srinivasa Perumal.

For previous day’s utsavam, please visit the following links:

This year (Vijaya Varusham), the Brahmotsavam commenced on October 5, 2013 (Saturday) with Dwajarohanam and will conclude on October 13, 2013. Ankurarpana and Senadhipati (Vishvaksenar) Utsavam took place on the day preceding day of Day 1 (October 4, 2013). Some of the other important utsavams are Thanga Ther on October 10, 2013; Rathotsavam on October 12, 2013: and Chakrasnanam on October 13, 2013. Several hundreds of devotees from across the country and outside visit Tirumala for this utsavam. Recently on September 30, 2013, Therottam for the Noothana Swarna Ratham took place well whereby the golden chariot was taken on a procession along four mada streets and kept inside the newly constructed Swarnaratha mandapam behind Vahana Mandapam. For related photographs, please visit Noothana Swarna Ratha Therottam At TirumalaFor the detailed programme of the Brahmotsavam, please visit Purattasi Brahmotsavam at Tirumala 

The following are some of the photographs taken during Mohini Avataram and Garuda Sevai…

Garuda Sevai

Mohini Avataram

Photo Courtesy: Sri Ramakrishna Deekshitulu Archakam

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