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Spiritual fervour marks Sri Rama Navami at Tirumala

TIRUMALA, APRIL 17, 2024: Spiritual fervour marked the annual Sri Rama Navami celebrations at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) on a grand note on Wednesday.

Snapana Tirumanjanam was ceremoniously performed to Lord Rama, Goddess Sita and Lakshmana Swamy and also Lord Hanuman at the Tirumala temple. TTD executive officer AV Dharma Reddy along with his family members participated in the traditional rituals. The TTD carried out series of special rituals on the occasion.


On the other hand, the annual Brahmotsavam rituals in Vontimitta temple, off to a religious start with Ankurarpanam, the festival of prelude on Tuesday evening. DyEOs Natesh Babu, Prasanthi, Superintendent  Hanumantaiah, Temple Inspector Naveen and others were present in Beejavapanam.

Temple History and Legend 

Vontimitta Sri Kodanda Ramalayam has a significant history for being the temple without the idol of Sri Hanuman as the legend narrates that it was the place where Sri Rama along with Sita and Lakshmana wandered during His Aranyavasa before He met Sri Anjaneya.

Sri Rama quenched the thirst of His beloved spouse by shooting an arrow on the ground from which water spring splashed out. And this water body is known as Rama Theertham which is located adjacent to the temple.

Poets’ Den

Versatile Telugu Poets like Bammera Potana, Ayyalaraju Ramabhadra, Nallakalva Ayyappa, Tippayya penned great works from this sacred place only.

Temple Construction 

According to the available historical evidence, this temple construction began in the 14th century and lasted till the 17th century. The temple is an architectural marvel with unique sculptures and even the presiding deities of Sri Sita Rama Lakshmana were carved on a single rock and hence the name of the temple town, Ekasila Nagaram.


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