The five-day religious fete which is observed once in every 12 years, Astabandhana Balalaya Maha Samprokshanam concluded on a grand religious note in the famous hill temple of Sri Venkateswara Swamy in Tirumala with Maha Poornahuti on Thursday.
The religious functions in connection with the mega event were performed. The Ritwiks performed Poornahuti in all the Homa Gundas and also performed Kalavaahanam.
Kalavaahanam: While during Kalaakarshana, the power of the Almighty was transformed from from the presiding deity in to a Kalasha, in Kalaavahanam, the reverse process takes place.
The celestial powers were re-invoked in to the main deity from Kalashas. The procession of all Utsava Murthies including Sri Malayappa Swamy with Sridevi and Bhudevi, Sita Lakshmana Sametha Sri Ramachandramurthy, Rukmini Sametha Sri Krishna Swamy, Sri Ugrasrinivasa Murthy with His two consorts, Sri Sudarshana Chakrattalwar, Sri Bhashyakarualavaru were placed back in their respective places in Sanctum Sanctorum.
Maha Samprokshanam was performed in the auspicious Tula Lagnam betwee10:16 am and 12 Noon to Sri Ananda Nilayam Vimana Venkateswara Swamy. Later Thomala Seva, Koluvu, Panchanga Sravanam were performed in Bangaru Vakili followed by Sathumora, Sallimpu and Suddhi in Ekantam.
TTD Trust Board Chairman Sri P Sudhakar Yadav, EO Sri Anil Kumar Singhal, Board members Smt Sudha Narayana Murthy, Sri Rudraraju Padmaraju, Sri D Jagannadham, Sri Ramachandra Reddy, special invitees of TTD board, Sri Ashok, Sri Krishna, Tirumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa
Raju were also present.