Amid festive season , Parveti Utsavam will be observed today at Parveti Mandapam in Tirumala which is 2 KM away from temple amid the Thick Tirumala Forest.
In Connection with Makara Sankranthi, Lord Venkateswara will be dressed in the robes of Hunting king and taken out for a hunting expedition at Parveti Mandapam.
The Lord will be equipped with Panchayudhas – Chakram, Shanku, Gada, Banam and Khagdam. After the conclusion of traditional formalities ,mock hunting will be observed. Archakas will perform the demo hunting on behalf of God . Lots of people will witness this religious event.
After the event is concluded, Malayappa swamy along with Viswaksena will come as a procession to main temple.