This festival is celebrated in the month of May. The artistically decked Parinayotsavam
Mandapam in the Narayanagiri gardens is the venue of the celestial wedding of Lord
Srinivasa and Goddess Padmavathi.
This three - day annual festival is performed in the evening under the moon light.
In this colorful ceremony conducted on Navami, Dasami and Ekadasi in the month of
Vaisakha, Sri Malayappaswami, the festival deity of Lord Venkateswara, arrives in
style on Gaja, Aswa and Garuda Vahanas on each of the respective days, while Sridevi
and Bhudevi arrive on separate palanquins.
Every day after the wedding in the Parinayotsava Mandapam, 'Koluvu
is held. After reciting the vedic hymns and singing the devotional songs, Lord along
with Sridevi and Bhudevi return to the temple.
On the first day on the arrival of Lord Sri Malayappa Swami celestial Gaja Vahanam,
and His two consorts, Goddess Sridevi and Goddess Bhudevi on separate palanquins.
This divine wedding ceremony takes place as per the Hindu marriage traditions in
an interesting manner. As a part of this, the Lord is seated inside the finely decorated
Parinaya Mandapam, while His two consorts on the opposite side.
Edurukolu(Receiving each other), (Pula Bantata) Game of Flower Balls, Vastra Dharanam(offering
of new clothes) are traditionally conducted. The same process will take place on
all the three days. At the end of this grand divine marriage, firing of crackers
adds additional glamour to the entire ceremony. After completion of wedding ceremony
Lord Malayappa swami along with Sridevi and Bhudevi as procession return to main