Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD Board) wants to invite USA President Barack Obama for Venkateshwara Kalyanam which will be held at New Jersey Balaji temple. TTD will organize Kalyanotsavam at various places in United States of America to propagate Hindu philosophy.
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The governing body of the Tirumala temple at Tirupati is planning to present a golden idol of Lord Venkateswara and ‘prasad’ to US President Barack Obama.
“The organisers of ‘Kalyanotsavam’ (a special puja) at New Jersey are planning to invite Obama. We also want to present him a golden idol of Lord Venkateshwara,” chairman of the governing body of D K Adikesavulu Naidu told reporters today. “He (Obama) believes in Hinduism, Lord Hanuman and the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. We also want to give him ‘laddu prasadam’, our publications, everything we can give him,” he said.
Naidu said he would seek an appointment with Obama if he does not attend the function at New Jersey. The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, the governing body, would organise ‘Kalyanotsavam’ at various places in the country to propagate Hindu philosophy, he said.