Garuda Utsav

Lord Balaji’s Garuda Vahan’s Importance, Speciality of Garuda Utsav-Tirupati

Tirumala

Garuda is considered as Supreme Bird and is  Lord Venekateshwara’s Vehicle. Brahma Deva is the Son of Srimahavishnu and he perfomed Brahmotsav for the first time. After his name this Utsav is named as “Brahmotsavam”. During these nine days, God would be decorated in different avatars with respective vehicles. Brahmotsav is especially famous for Garuda Utsav.

Garuda Utsav

  • 1st day Pedda Sesha Vahan
  • 2nd day Hamsa Vahan
  • 3rd day Mutyapu Vahan
  • 4th day Sarvabhoopal Vahan
  • 5th day Garuda Vahan
  • 6th day Swarnarath Utsav and Gaja Vahan
  • 7th day Chandraprabha Vahan
  • 8th day Ashwa Vahan
  • 9th day Chakra Bath.

Garuda Utsav

Importance of Garuda Utsav:

A known fact that there would be lakhs of people during these days especially on the  5th day i.e, Garuda Utsav. In Puranas, it is mentioned that whoever takes the  darshan of Lord Venkateshwara sitting on Garuda and continuously chanting Lord’s Mantra” Om Namo Narayanaya,  Govinda Govindaaaaa” will not have Rebirth.

Garuda Utsav

Kaliyug’s live (Prathyaksha) God:

Lord Venkateshwara came to the earth to protect mankind from Kali’s effect. It is said those who Visit Tirumala by walk,takes bath in Swamy Pushkarini,have  darshan of Varaha swamy and finally enters  Ananda Nilayam and have darshan of Lord Venkateshwara will be relieved from all Sins. Among all days of Brahmotsav, Garudotsav is  considered as Special event. On the day of Garudotsav , which actually begins at 7 pm all the Maadaveedhi’s or Tiruveedhi(streets) will be completely occupied by devotees from 1 pm and from then on devotees will be longing for the Darshan of Lord Venkateshwara Swamy.

Garuda Utsav

On this day at least 5 lakhs people eagerly awaits for the Darshan of God with great Bhakti and dedication. God is decorated with more ornaments on Garuda Utsav than any other days of Brahmotsav. People have great Life Time opportunity to see the Lord Venkateshwara’s Beauty and great Grandeur. It is possible only on this auspicious and special Day.

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