Bhimavaram based Sri Bhashyakara Siddhantha Peethadhipathi Sri Tridandi Sriramachandra Ramanuja Jeeyar swamiji performed a bhoomi pooja for Sri Mahalakshmi yagam to be performed on March 14, here on Wednesday.
The pontiff formally launched the tilling of the land as part of the bhoomi pooja. The yagam area was purified with 27 types of materials, white flowers and nava dhanyas. The rituals began with vishvaksena pooja in the early hours. A pooja with golden flowers was offered to the goddess Lakshmi Devi.
On the occasion, Jeeyar said that the yagam was being organised for well being of every human on this planet. As part of the yagam, the ‘biksha paryatana’ would be organised in 350 villages. Sobha yatra would be organised with 1000 artistes from 10 states on March 21. The annandam from dawn to dusk would be also be organised. On March 22, a kalasabhishekam would be performed to Sri Bhoo Godasameta Govinda perumallu with 108 kalasalu. mritsangrahana and ankurarpana would also be organised, he said.
On March 23, Agni prathistha, dwajarohana, chatusthanacharna, sudarsnesthi would be performed. On following day, putrakameshthi yagam, laksha kumkum archana, deepotsavam would be organised; on March 25, hayagreeva vishti, pooja with one lakh jasmine, one lakh tulasi, one lakh bilva would be organised, he said, adding,108 types of naivedyam would be offered to the god on March 26, 225 kg of pearl would be used to perform kalyanotsavam to Sri Bhoo Godasameta Govinda Perumallu.
Yaga committee chairman Gokaraju Gangaraju and others were present.