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Annamacharya Jayanti 2018 date – Annamayya Jayanthi

Annamacharya Jayanti is the birth anniversary celebrations of Saint-Poet Annamayya, who composed more than 32,000 devotional songs extolling the glory of Lord Venkateswara, the lord of Seven Hills in Tirumala Tirupati. Annamacharya Jayanti 2018 date is April 30 as per Tirupati Balaji Calendar. This is the 609th birth anniversary celebrations of Annamaiah.

Sri Annamacharya was a saint composer in the fifteenth century and he hailed from the Tallapaka village in Cuddapah District, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is one of the earliest popular composers in Telugu.

Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya began to sing lullaby during Ekanta seva in Tirumala Temple. It has become a custom and his descendants are singing lullaby even today.

Annamaiah who has been popularly known as  “Pada Kavitha Pitamaha” and “Sankirtanacharya”, was a staunch devotee of Vishnu never missed any opportunity to praise his glory.

His Jayanti is annually observed on Vaishakh Purnima Tithi.

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