November 8, 2018

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams - 2

A special cover was released on Chinna Sesha Vahanam and Hamsa Vahanam on the occasion of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams 2018 at Thirumala on 11th October 2018.

On Hamsa Vahanam delighting the devotees in the form of Godess of learning Saraswati holding her Veena, Swamy goes on the mada streets of Tirumala. The wan whose great reputation is born of the skill of clearly distinguishing the milk from water is symbolic to distinguish good fronm the bad, the individual soul free from human bondage. On this vahana Swamy looks like Paramahamsa, the great preacher.

Cover Code: AP/19/2018

The Chinna Shesa Vahanam procession contains of five hooded Aadi Sesha. It is out said that Sesha is born of a spark of Narayana. Adishesha took the form of a hill as proper habitation for God. Swamy built his Ananda Nilaya on this hill. Such is the affinity between Asi Sesha and the Lord. It is on ths vahanam that the Lord makes a feast to the eyes of the devotees.

Cover Code: AP/18/2018

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