Sri Rama Navami Asthanam in Tirumala Pattabhishekam on March 29

The hill shrine of Tirumala is all decked up to observe Sri Rama Navami Asthanam in view of the festival of Sri Rama Navami on Saturday.

In view of the festival, the Temple priests will perform Snapana Tirumanjanam (Celestial Bath) to Processional Deities of Lord Rama, Seetha, Lakshmana, Anjaneya Swamy at Ranaganayakula Mandapam inside Sri Vari Temple.

According to temple legend, to annihilate the evil forces in Tretayuga, Lord Sri Maha Vishnu incarnated on earth as a human being and his seventh avatar as Rama.Lord Rama is considered as a symbolic example of perfect adherence to dharma and he is often pictured as the ideal man, pious and a doting husband and the perfect being of the entire human race.

Because of all these qualities, Lord Sri Rama is revered and worshiped even today by the Hindus spread across the globe.On this important festival, utsava murthis of Lord Sri Rama will be taken out on a celestial procession on Hanumantha Vahanam between 7pm to 9pm around the four mada streets.

Later on their return to the temple, the temple priests performs special rituals.The pundits recite Sri Rama Jananam Sri Rama Navami Asthanam, which takes place near Bangaru Vakili in the night at around 10pm to 11pm.

Meanwhile Sri Rama Pattabhishekam will be observed on March 29 between 8pm to 9pm at Bangaru Vakili. TTD has cancelled Vasanthotsava seva in connection with this festival.

With an aim to provide a spectacular view of Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam and Sri Sri Rama Pattabhishekam events to global audience, the TTD-run Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel is all set to telecast live, these events from various important pilgrim centres across the states of AP and TS.

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