SRI VENKATESWARA PRATHISHTA DAY at SVT

“shaanta-kaaram bhujaga-shayanam padma-naabham suresham vishwa-dhaaram gagana-sadrisham megha-varanam shubhaangam. lakshmi-kaantam kamala-nayanam yogi-bhi-dhyaana-agamyam vande vishnum bhava-bhaya-haram sarva-lokaika- naatham”   Lord Sri Venkateswara’s Prathishta day is being celebrated with the performance of special poojas on […]

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