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Srinivasa Kalyanotsavam at Seekinankuppam in Chennai in July 2010 – Celestial Wedding of Tirupati Venkateswara

The Kalyanotsavam or celestial wedding ritual held at the Tirupati Balaji Temple will be held by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) in Chennai on July 24, 2010. TTD will be organising the wedding ceremony of the Lord Venkateswara at the Marg Swarnabhoomi, Seekinankuppam, ECR, Chennai. It is expected that 200,000 people will witness the celestial wedding.

Sri Srinivasa Kalyanotsavam is an important ritual or ‘Seva’ held at the Tirumala Tirupati Venkateswara Temple. The utsava murti or idol of Lord Balaji is the bridegroom and his consorts Sridevi and Bhoodevi are the brides in the celestial wedding. The rituals followed in the divine marriage ceremony are similar to those observed during Hindu marriages.

Kalyanotsavam ritual which is regularly held at theTirumala Temple is now performed in various towns and cities in India by TTD to propagate spiritual values among the people.

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