Muthyapu Pandiri Vahanam Seva (3rd day of Tirumala Brahmotsavam)

In the evening of Day-3 of the Salakatla Brahmotsavam Lord Venkateswara appears before his devotees on a vehicle decorated with prices less and resplendent white pearls which spread the message of peace,love and co-existence in the society.

Legend says that pearls, a produce of sea, is formed when the dew and rain drops into pearl chip in the ocean. Even Srikrishna wears pearl nose rings and necklaces and Lord Venkateswara hailed as “Alankara priya”(lover of decoration).

During the Srivari Brahmotsavam Lord Venkateswara sat proudly along with his consorts sat in a vahanam decked up milk white pearls in the shape of a pandal.

The 26th chapter of Padmapuranam refers to an umbrella made ofpearls giving shade to Lord Vishnu and several contemporary poets of the bygone days had described the hood of Adisesha giving cool shade of Pearl umbrella to the celestial deity.

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