The temple administration of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams(TTDs) is all set to observe the 511th Death Anniversary Celebrations of the great saint poet Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya in his native village of Tallapaka from March 27th to 31st.
Addressing media persons in Dhyana Mandir in Tallapaka, TTD All Projects Deputy EO Smt Sharada said that as a tribute to the great saint poet who penned over 32000 kritis in praise of Lord Venkateswara, TTD will observe a week long spiritual fete in connection Death Anniversary of the “Padakavitha Pitamaha” in Tirupati, Tirumala and Tallapaka which commences from March 26 with metlotsavam in Alipiri. On March 27 there will be procession of Lord Malayappa and His consorts in Narayanagiri Gardens in Tirumala where gosthi ganam by 1000 artistes will be performed and in the evening there will be special devotional programmes in Astana Mandapam.There will be special programmes in Mahati Kalakshetram in Tirupati from March 27th 31.
Apart from these, there will be special programmes in Tallapaka and near 108 feet statue of Saint Poet in Kadapa District from March 27 to 31.
TTD PRO Sri T Ravi, Outside temples DyEO Sri Balaji were also present.
Courtesy – Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam.