Bhasyakarra Utsavam commenced with religious fervour in Tirumala hill shrine on Thursday. The festival is celebrated for 19 days till April 30. The Bhashyakarla Sattumora is observed on April 21, on the advent of Arudra star which is the birth star of Sri Ramanujacharya.
On the first day of festival, after first bell rang in temple, Sri Ramanujalavar took celestial ride on Golden thirucchi in four mada streets
Sri Sri Sri Chinnajeeyar Swamy, Bokkasam Incharge Sri Gururaja Rao and other temple officials took part in Bhashyakarla Utsavam.