Sri Ananta Padmanabha Vratam was performed with religious fervor in Tirumala on Tuesday in the hill town of Tirumala with Chakrasnanam in Swamy Pushkarini.
As part of the holy event Chakrattalwar was taken to Sri Varaha Swamy temple from Srivari temple by the temple priests amidst chanting of mantras. Abhishekam and special pujas were performed to the Sudarsana Chakram, and the Chakrattalwar was taken for a dip in the Swamy Pushkarini. The Chakratalwar was then taken in a procession back to Srivari temple.
TTD EO AK Singhal, Dollar Seshadri, temple priests and officials of Srivari Temple participated in the event.
Anantha Padmanabha is an embodiment and personification of peace, one who reclines on the great serpent bed Aadisesha, one whose navel is in the form of a Lotus that has given birth to the creation of Universe. since it is performed on the Chaturdasi day it is popularly known as Anantha Chaturdasi.