Tiruchanur Gaja Vahanam


Tiruchanur, 23 November 2014: Tens of thousands of devotees who converged to witness the grandeur of Goddess Padmavathi Devi on Her favorite vehicle Gaja Vahanam on the fifth day of annual Karthika Brahmotsavams at Tiruchanoor. Devotees were spell bound by the charm and glory of the Goddess in Gaja Lakshmi Avataram.

A sea of humanity turned out for this most important religious event to the temple town of Tiruchanoor as this is considered to be as important as Garuda seva of Lord Venkateswara during Tirumala brahmotsavams.

Goddess Sri Gaja Lakshmi with all charm, majesty and glory took a pride ride on the massive golden Gaja Vahanam and moved along the four mada streets with elegance blessing Her devotees.

The procession assumed royal look with “Radha-Gaja-Turaga-Padati” dalams taking a majestic infront of the vehicle. The performance by dance troupes, bhajan groups and children dressed in various mythological characters was a visual treat to the tens of thousands of eyes which were enthusiastically witnessing the massive procession.

The special jewel-“Lakshmi Kasula Haram” which was brought from the treasury of Her love Sri Venkateswara Swamy, was adorned to Goddess which enhanced the beauty of Goddess Gaja Lakshmi. The pilgrims were mused by the divine charm of “Gaja Gamini” on Sunday evening.

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