The celestial wedding ceremony, Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam was observed with utmost devotion and religious splendour in Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple at Vontimitta in YSR Kadapa district on Tuesday evening.
The divine event is being observed as a State event every year since
2015 in this TTD taken over ancient temple, which is located about
110km from Tirupati and 20km from Kadapa.
But this year, due to the ongoing COVID 19 lockdown restrictions, this
fete has been observed in a solemn manner without mass gathering and
the celestial wedding ceremony took place in the temple premises
itself instead of Kalyana Vedika.
Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam in the famous shrine of Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy temple at Vontimitta in YSR Kadapa district on Tuesday evening, the deities received Mutyala Talambralu and Silk Vastrams as presentation for the big day.
The Assistant Commissioner of AP Endowments department, Kadapa, Sri
Shankar Balaji, on behalf of the state government offered the sacred
gifts which was received by DyEO Sri Lokanatham and Chief Priest Sri
It may be mentioned here that, this celestial wedding event is being
observed as a State event on the lines of Bhadradri Sita Rama Kalyanam
of Telengana state, since 2015. In view of COVID 19 lock down restrictions which are under way, this mega religious event is observed in the temple instead of Kalyana Vedika this year.
Earlier, in the evening, the Assistant Commissioner of Endowments
department, Kadapa, Sri Shankar Balaji presented Mutyala Talambralu
and Silk Vastrams on behalf of State Government for the auspicious occasion.
The celestial marriage commenced at 7pm in the temple with Bhagavat
Vignapanam and lasted up to 9pm, followed by a series of ritual procedures including Anugna, Sankal