Today, July 13, 2014; Jaya Varusha Aani Uthiradam, Chaturmasya Vratam of Tirumala-Tirupati Jeeyar H.H. Sri Periyakoil Kelviyappan Sadagopa Ramanuja Pedda Jeeyar Swamy of Tirumala along with HH Sri Narayana Ramanuja Chinna Jeeyar Swamy commenced at Tirumala Periya Jeeyar Mutt.
On this occasion, in the morning after the usual thiruaradham, Mruth Sangrahanam was done, that is some mud was collected and consecrated and aradhanam was done for Bhu Varaha Perumal and Bhumi Piratti. After this, both Jeeyars left for Tirumudi villakam. After returning both the Jeeyars offered prayers to Sri Bhuvaraha Swamy, Srivari temple and later reached Jeeyar Mutt at Tirumala in a religious procession before commencing the Vratam. Later the Chaturmasya sankalpam vrata commenced amidst chanting of vedic hymns by over 3000 veda pundits from across the country who convened to witness the religious event was done.
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These are some of the photographs are taken on this occasion…