Bhogi Ther vahanam was adored by Sri Andal on the last Day of the 30 days Festival at Tirupati. Andal is the only female Azhwar of the 12 Azhwar saints of South India, who are known for their affiliation to Srivaishnava tradition of Hinduism. She is credited with the great Tamil works of Thirupavai and Nachiar Tirumozhi that are still recited by devotees during the Winter festival season of Margazhi. Andal is known for her unwavering devotion to the Lord Vishnu, the God of the Srivaishnavas. The Srivilliputhoor Temple is dedicated to her and marks her birthplace.
On January 13, 2014; Vijaya Varusha Margazhi Rohini, Sri Krishnar Sametha Sri Andal Purappadu happens in a Ther in a grand mannet at Thirupathi . Several devotees pariticipated in the utsavam and received the blessings of Andal and Perumal.
The following are some of the photographs taken earlier during the utsavam…
Write up and Photography : Sri Sriram TK