Gopuja performed in 734 temples in Warangal dt
Warangal: Auspicious Gopuja was performed on the occasion of ‘Sravana Shuddha Ashtami’ in 734 temples across the district on Wednesday....
Warangal: Auspicious Gopuja was performed on the occasion of ‘Sravana Shuddha Ashtami’ in 734 temples across the district on Wednesday. The Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam (TTD) and State Endowment Department jointly conducted the pujas. Minister for Information and Technology Ponnala Laxmaiah, Wardhannapet MLA Kondeti Sridhar, former Warangal Mayor Errabelli Swarna and others attended the puja at the historic Rudreshwara Swamy (1000-pillar) temple in Hanamkonda.
They offered food, silk clothes, kankanalu to Gomatha on the occasion. TTD Chief Coordinator Ram Reddy, temple EO V Rajender Rao and temple head priest Gangu Upendra Sarma received the guests and offered them thirtha prasadams and Swamy Vari Shesha Vasthralu at the end of the puja.
The 1000-pillar temple is gearing up for the mass Varalaxmi Vrathams to be performed on August 16. Mass Satyanarayana Vrathams will be held in seven Dalit Colonies in the district on August 20 as part of the TTD initiative.
Later, Minister Ponnala visited Kalyana Mandapam where construction work was going on in the temple complex and assured that works would be completed in six months.
Head priest Upendra Sarma and EO Rajender Rao revealed that the TTD management is showing keen interest in celebrating the festivals like Mass Gopuja, Mass Satyanarayana Swamy Pujas and Raksha Bandhan across 22,000 temples in the State.