‘Krishna Nitya Harathi’ at Pavitra Sangamam enters second year
By Express News Service | Published: 13th August 2017 10:00 AM |
VIJAYAWADA: The environs of Pavitra Sangamam at Ibrahimpatnam reverberated with ‘Jai Krishnaveni Matha’ on Saturday evening with Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam organised a variety of cultural programmes to mark the completion of one year of ‘Krishna Nitya Harathi’.Devotees in large numbers gathered at Pavitra Sangamam, the confluence of Godavari water with Krishna river, to witness the nine types of traditional Harathis offered to the River Goddess by Durga temple priests.
It may be recalled here that Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam, in collaboration with DVR Foundation, started offering traditional Harathi to the River Goddess during Krishna Pushkarams in August 2016.A wide range of cultural programmes, including Kuchipudi dance and Kolatam were performed by women and folk artistes.
Endowments Minister Pydikondala Manikyala Rao and Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao, Kanaka Durga temple Executive Officer A Surya Kumari and others were present on the occasion.