The great devotee of Lord Venkateshwara sage Annamaya in a kirtan reveals .
.Lord …( I pray to You, Oh Lord! Please be beside me! )
If YOU are the Lord incarnated on the Venkatadri mount, YOU are bound to be by my side!
It is You, Oh Lord, who have made me to become Your devotee;
It is You, Oh Lord, who have knocked my doors ~ only to grant me the Protective asylum under Your Lotus Feet;
You are the ONE who enlightened me;
This is the eternal bliss for me!
This is the Para-Tattvam for me!
This is my moksha-marga (and salvation)!
“Srivaikunta Virakthaaya Swami Pushkarini Thatey
Ramaya Rama maanaya Venkatesaya mangalam”
The above famous Mangala sloka recited in every temple and household glorifies the Lord of Seven Hills (Tirumala) Lord Venkateshwara as “ the Lord who out of deep love for his devotees vacated Sri Vaikuntam along with Goddess and choose to reside on the banks of Swami Pushkarini in Tirumala ” the sacred hills which is also glorified as Adivaraha kshetram.. (cluster of seven Hills )
Various puranas describe about the appearance of the Lord in the Seven Hills. Adiseshan with seven hoods is believed to have assumed the form of the Nallamalai hills for Lord’s ascent .
Tirumala is considered to be the head of Adhisesha while Ahobilam is considered as the middle part and Srisailam as the tail of the adiseshan. An aerial view of the hills authenticate the shape of the hills in the…
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