Utlotsavam fete at Tirumala

Utlotsavam fete at Tirumala 

Tirumala,20,August,(prajaamaravathi): The Utlotsavam fete was grandly celebrated at Tirumala as part of Sri Krishna Janmashtami  fete on Saturday.

It is a traditional practice to observe Utlotsavam ( Shikyotsavam)  a day after Sri Gokulashtami .As part of festivities Sri Malayappa and Sri Krishna Swami were paraded  on separate Tiruchi’s on Mada streets.

Earlier the utsava murtis of Sri Malayappa Swami and Sri Krishna Swami are brought to Sri Pedda Jeeyarswami Mutt for Asthana and later taken to Sri Hathiramji mutt and Karnataka Choultry and finally in front of the Srivari temple for Utlotsavam fete.

From evening to late night devotees and locals participated in the Utlotsavam by breaking the Utloos( vessels ).

Tirumala pontiffs Sri Sri Sri Pedda Jeeyarswami, Sri Sri SrinChinna Jeeyarswami ,Srivari  temple DyEO Sri Ramesh Babu,Parpattedsr Sri Uma Maheswar Reddy and others  were present .