Tirumala, 16 March 2017: The temple court-Asthanam in view of Sri Hemalambi Nama Samvatsara Ugadi will be observed in Lord Venkateswara temple at Tirumala on March 29.
In connection with the Ugadi (Telugu New Year’s Day) Asthanam will be conducted at the Bangaru vakili inside the sanctum sanctorum which shall be presided over by the Commander-in-Chief of the Lord’s Army, Lord Viswaksena in the presence of the Utsava deities of Lord Venkateswara and Goddesses Sridevi and Bhudevi. Later new clothes will be adorned to deities. Asthanam will be organised soon after the conclusion of the pre-dawn rituals inside the temple, all of which shall be observed in Ekantham. This is followed by Panchanga Sravanam by the pundit. Later prasadams will be distributed.
The temple administration on its part also has dispensed with certain day time arjitha sevas falling on wednesday including Sahasrakalasabhishekam, Kalyanotsavam, Brahmotsavam, Unjal seva and Vasanthotsavams inside the temple.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER TTDs, TIRUPATI