On June 13, 2014; Jaya Varusha Vaikasi Kettai, the three-day Jyesthabhishekam at Tirumala concluded. The temple Archagars performed Mahashanti Homam in the Sampangi Prakara at around 9am followed by Snapana Thirumanjanam to Sri Malayappa Swamy along with Ubhaya Nachiyars with milk, curd, honey, coconut water and turmeric. Thereafter, the deities adorned the Swarna Kavacham. In the evening, Perumal and Nachiyars had purappadu around the four mada streets after the Sahasra Deepalankara Sevai. TTD cancelled arjitha sevas including Kalyanotsavam, Unjal Seva, Arjitha Brahmotsavam and Arjitha Vasanthotsavam on Friday following the utsavam. The monthly pournami Garuda Seva was also cancelled.
On Day 2 of the utsavam, in the morning, Snapana Thirumanjanam took place well. In the evening, Perumal adorned the beautiful Muthangi Vastram and had Unjal Sevai and purappadu alongwith the Ubhaya Nachiyars. On Day 1 morning, after the second archana and second mani at around 7am, Sri Malayappaswamy and Ubhaya Nachiyars had purappadu till the Sampangi Prakaram. Thereafter, Mahashanti homam was performed by the temple priests amidst the chanting of Vedic mantras by 8am. This ritual was followed by Satakalasa Thirumanjanam between 9am to 11am. TTD has cancelled Sahasra Kalasabhishekam and Vasanthotsavam following the annual Jyesthabhishekam on first day.In the evening, Sri Malayappaswamy adorned the Vajra Kavacham-the gold armour studded with precious stones and diamonds, worn only on this occasion once a year. Veedhi purappadu took place for the Divya Dampathis.
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- Jyeshtabhishekam At Tirumala Commences
- Jyeshtabhishekam At Tirumala: Vajra Kavacha Purappadu
- Jyeshtabhishekam At Tirumala: Muthangi Sevai
The following are some of the related photographs taken yesterday…