Tiruppavai Pashurams (stanzas) are recited in Tirumala Tirupati Venkateswara Temple in the place of Suprabhatham by priests from December 16, 2016, as part of Dhanurmasa Vishesha Pujas.
The recital of the holy stanzas will be continued till the end of Dhanurmasam i.e. January 14, 2017.
Tiruppavai is a 30-stanza song compiled in Tamil by Sri Andal, a saint-poet and the only female Alwar of 12 Alwars.
Devotees will not be allowed into the temple during the recital of Thiruppavai. Suprabhatham recital would be resumed after January 14, 2017.