Tirupati: On the fourth day morning on Friday, Sri Padmavathi Devi blessed devotees as ‘Ahalaya Sapavimochana Rama’ as a part of the ongoing annual Karthika Brahmotsavams at Tiruchanur near here..
Goddess Padmavathi being taken out in a procession on Kalpavriksha Vahanam at Tiruchanur on Friday
Kalpavriksha is one among the five ‘Daiva Vriksha, Divine Trees, mentioned in Puranas. Mandara, Parijatha, Samantaka, Hari Chandana and Kalpavruksha are the Pancha Daiva Vrikshas that adorn the garden owned by Lord Indra.
On Friday, the Goddess cheered Her devotees with one of the prominent episodes taken from Ramayanam, ‘Ahalya Sapavimochanam’ where Ahalya, the spouse of sage Gautama, was cursed by him to become a stone and regains her human form after she is brushed by Lord Sri Rama’s foot. TTD EO Anil Kumar Singhal, Tirupati JEO P Bhaskar, CVSO Gopinath Jatti, Dy EO Jhansi Rani and others were present.