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S L V Deva Alayam – Kadapa From Karadala

April 20, 2014

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Muslim women having Darsanam in Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy Devalayam in Kadapa.
KADAPA, April 1, 2014

Burkha-clad Muslim women, accompanied by men and children,
 
offered prayers at Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy Devasthanam at
 
Devuni Kadapa here on Ugadi festival.
 

Muslim women had darsanam of Sri Venkateswara Swamy and
 
Padmavathi Devi and presented Kobbari Kaayi (Coconut),
 
Phalaalu (fruits) and Karpooram (camphor) along
 
with Biyyam (rice) and Pappulu (cereals) to
 
the presiding deities, as part of an age-old tradition in Kadapa.
 
They offered prayers at the Garbha Gudi (sanctum sanctorum),
 
Dhwaja stambham and Balipeetham and received
 
Theertham and Prasadam from the Ayyavaru (priests),
 
who blessed them. A devotee Janab Basha who came with
 
his family members said Muslims offer prayers to
 
the Lord and his consort in a traditional manner,
 
a practice in vogue since ages. Hindu devotees too
 
thronged several temples across Kadapa district.
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