Andhra Pradesh

Chakrasnanam marks the culmination of Tirumala Brahmotsavams

CJI Justice N.V. Ramana praying to the Dwajasthambam inside the temple of Lord Venkateswara on October 15, 2021. Photo: Special Arrangement  

'Chakrasnanam' was on Friday ceremoniously observed signaling the conclusion of the nine-day annual Brahmotsavams at the hill temple of Lord Venkateswara.

The festivities relating to Chakrasnanam which normally is observed at the Pushkarini (temple tank) for the second time this year organized at a makeshift pond adjacent to Ayina Mahal inside the temple in tune with the Covid-19 health restrictions.

After the completion of the mandatory formalities, Snapana Thirumanjanam was conducted upon the deities followed by the immersion of the idol of Lord Sudarsana in the tank.

Special religious proceedings will be conducted at yagasala inside the temple in connection with the ' Dwaja Avarohanam' ceremony in the night.

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice N.V. Ramana on Friday offered prayers at the hill temple of Lord Venkateswara.

On his arrival at the main temple complex he was traditionally received by the temple priests and the authorities and led into the sanctum sanctorum.

Later the priests showered vedasirvachanams on him at the Ranganayakula mandapam inside the temple while the TTD Executive officer Sr. KS Jawahar reddy and Addl EO AV Dharma reddy presented him with laddu, memento and New Year 2022 diaries and calendars.

Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court Justice Prashanth Kumar Misra on Friday was received with the traditional ‘Isti kapal’ temple honors on his arrival at the Mahadwaram (main entrance) of the temple of Lord Venkateswara.

The honours were extended to Justice Misra as it was his maiden visit to the hill temple after assuming the plumb post.

The Chief Justice, accompanied by his wife, later paid his obeisance to the presiding deity.

The authorities presented him with laddus, a memento, a New Year Calendar and diaries after the customary vedasirvachanams by the temple priests.

Later he also broke coconuts and lighted camphor at Akhilandam situated in front of the main temple complex.

Judges from the Apex court and High Courts of Chattisgarh and Kerala besides his colleagues from the state also accompanied him. 


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