Bhogi Theru marksend of Dhanurmasam

 thehindu.com  01/14/2021 04:24:30 

The Bhogi Theru being taken out at the Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple in Tirupati on Wednesday, the last day of Dhanurmasam.  

Bhogi Theru was organised at the Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple on Wednesday, marking the end of the month-long festivities during the Dhanurmasam. It also marked the revival of the rituals conducted prior to the auspicious Margazhi month.

As part of the rituals, Tiruppavai was recited and Sahasra Namarchana performed in the morning, while the processional deities of Goddess Andal (Godha Devi) and the Sri Krishna were taken out on a procession on a mini chariot inside the temple in the evening. The event was conducted in ekantam (private) as per the guidelines issued inthe wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Adhyayanotsavam

Adhyayanotsavam also began at the temple on Wednesday and it will continue till Februray 5.

During the period, verses from the Nalayira Divya Prabandham would be recited by scholars in the evening in the presence of Sri Govindaraja, Sri Ramanuja, Senadhipathi and the twelve Alwars.

Parinayotsavam

Meanwhile, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has announced to conduct the Chakra Snanam at the Kalyana Mandapam as part of Makara Sankranti on Thursday and perform Parinayotsavam on January 15 (Friday). Similarly, Paruveta Utsavam, a mock hunting programme, will be organised on January 16 at the temple.

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