TTD Celebrations Gokulashtami 2022 Schedule:
Gokulatami Asthanam will be observed on the 19th of August, while Utlotsavam on the 20th of August in Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple on Tirumala Hills. The Asthanam will take place from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Bangaru Vakili the deities of Sridevi, Bhudevi, Sri Ugra Srinivasamurty, Sri Krishna Swamy and Ekanta Tirumanjanam will be performed, followed by Dwadasaradhanam.
On August 20, Utlotsavam will be performed from 4:00 PM onwards. Sri Malayappa and Sri Krishna Swamy on different Tiruchis take part in this traditional fete and bless devotees. In connection with this festival, TTD has canceled Arjita Sevas including Arjita Brahmotsavam and Sahasra Deepalankara Seva for the day. Unjal Seva and Go puja is performed on the same day evening.
A series of special rituals were held at Tirumala in connection with the annual festival in the morning. Scholars explained Sri Krishna Janam during the Sundarakanda Parayanam organized on the Nada Neerajanam dais in front of the Tirumala temple. TTD’s garden department performed Abhishekam to the Kaliyamardhana Krishna near the Gogarbham dam.