ANDHRA PRADESH

Thousands witness celestial wedding

Staff Reporter

NALGONDA: The celestial wedding of Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy was performed with religious fervour and pomp amidst Vedic chantings at the famous Yadagirigutta hill shrine on Tuesday midnight.

Thousands of devotees watched the divine wedding of the presiding deity of the temple, the main event of the ongoing annual Brahmotsavalu, at the colourfully illuminated hill shrine.

Presents silk clothes

Minister for Information Technology Komatireddy Venkat Reddy presented silk clothes on behalf of the State government on the occasion.

Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam Trust Board member Ch. Bhaskar Reddy handed over the customary clothes from the TTD to the presiding deities at the ceremony.

Alair MLA B. Bikshmaiah Goud, numerologist Daivagnya Sharma and others were present.

Rathotsavam

Meanwhile, Thiruveedhi Seva and other special rituals were organised on Wednesday as part of the Rathotsavam ceremony at the Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple. Devotional and cultural programmes were also organised.

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