Garuda Vahanam

Garuda Vahanam Tirumala

Garuda Vahanam:  Garuda, the king of birds, is the favorite vehicle of Lord Sri Venkateswara, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. The image of Garuda is also seen on the divine flag of God. The vehicle is used for the procession of God on the evening of the fifth day of the Bramha Utsavam.

The Garuda Vahanam  on the fifth day of the Srivari Salakatla Brahmotsavam is considered the most significant of all events in the festival.

Garuda or the Eagle is the main and daily vehicle of Lord Vishnu. Besides being the daily transport, Garuda also said to  sit atop the Dwajam  on the day of  Dwajarohanam (inauguration of Brahmotsavam ) and  herald the event  and invite all the Devatas for the event  on earth. As the Key watcher of  happenings  around  Lord Vishnu,  Garuda  also supervises  the course of the entire Srivari Brahmotsavam , say the legends.

Garuda functions as a servant, friend, life supporter, insignia, and flag of lord Venkateswara’s vehicle.Garuda is the most respected and most sought after follower of Lord Vishnu  and the only one  described in puranas as one who could flight at the speed of light.

“The darshan of Lord Venkateswara on Garuda vahanam is very auspicious and fulfill all desires of the devotees “

 

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