Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh, Dec 18 : 'Koil Alwar Thirumanjanam' was performed at the hill temple of Sri Venkateswara with religious fervour here today.
The 'Thirumanjanam' was conducted as a prelude to 'Vaikunta Ekadasi'scheduled for December 23. This ceremony, performed strictly as per the agama sastras, is conducted four times a year---before Ugadi, before Anivara Asthanam,before Vaikunta Eakadasi and before Annual Brahmotsavam.
TTD Executive Officer L V Subramanyam, JEO K S Sreenivasa Raju and others took part. The 'sarva darshan' for pilgrims will resume after 1100 hrs.