Andhra: Aswatha Puja And Sarvabhauma Vratam Performed In Tirumala
Tirumala, Nov.24 (Maxim News): As part of month long Karthika Deeksha programs mulled by TTD at Tirumala, Aswatha (sacred fig tree) Puja and Sarvabhouma Vratam were held in Vasanta Mandapam on Tuesday between 8:30 and 9:30 am.
According to Agama Advisor Sri Mohanarangacharyulu, Aswatha tree is revered as Narayana Swaroopa.
Circumambulation to Aswatha tree for nine times will yield children to childless parents and the vratam will provide health, he added.
The utsava deities of Sri Malayappa accompanied by Sridevi and Bhudevi were brought to the Vasanta Mandapam. The replicas of Lakshmi Narayana were also kept and special pujas were performed.
Additional EO AV Dharma Reddy, Chief Priest Venugopala Deekshitulu, Agama Advisor Sundaravaradan were also present. (Maxim News)