Devalayam Assn Celebrates Rajatotsavam

Published: 01st March 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st March 2015 06:00 AM   |  A+A-

On the occasion of ‘Rajatotsavam’ (completion of 25 years), the management committee of the Ukkungaram Devalayam Association is celebrating a host of spiritual programmes till March 3. The ‘Prathishtapana’ (consecration) of Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple was held in March 1990.Bhoo Devi, Sri Devi Sahita Sri Venkateswara Swamy Alayam-Upalalyam and Anjaneya, Lakshmana Sahita Seetha Ramalayam Prathistapana was done by Sri Chinna Jiyar Swamy in an extent of half acre of land provided by Visakhapatnam Steel Plant. While electricity and water were being offered on chargeable basis, the members of Sri Venkateswara Bakta Mandali were rendering bhajans and keerthans every Saturday. Every year, a mega ‘anna prasadam’ was being distributed among 10,000 devotees during ‘varshikotsavam’. This year, the temple management made arrangements to distribute ‘maha prasadam’ among over 15,000 devotees.

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