Panchavatee, the divine destination known for the gigantic 36 ft ‘Vishwaroopa Jayamangala Anjaneya Swamy’ will now be known as the ‘Madhya Tirupati’, with Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) donating a Seven-and-half (7-1/2) feet tall Sri Venkateswara idol. The stone statue carved, sculpted and brought to Panchavatee from Tirumala by TTD, will be installed at the Panchavatee temple premises on Friday, May 10, 2019, between 6:30 AM and 8:00 AM by Shri Vaikanasa Pradhista Thilagam Papakudi Sriman Venkatesa Bhattachariar.
Speaking at a press conference Mr M Kothandaraman, President, Panchamukha Panchamukha Sri Jayamaruthi Seva Trust, said “Panchavatee Kshetram is located at the Papanchavadi Village, on the Puducherry-Thindivanam Highway, 11km from Puducherry and 29 km from Tindivanam and is famous for its gigantic 36 ft ‘Viswaroopa Jayamangala Panchamukha Anjaaneyaswamy idol, the tallest in Asia, alongside separate sanctum sanctorum for Valamburi Ganapathy and Pattabisheka Ramachandra. Now, with Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam donating / presenting a 7-1/2 ft Venkatachalapathi idol to the Panchavatee temple premises, this place will be known as ‘Madhya Tirupati’. The installation of the statue will be done on Friday, May 10, 2019, between 6:30 AM and 8:00 Am, followed by a Maha Samprokshanam on June 23, 2019, in the presence of Shri. S. Ramani Anna”.
The other dignitaries present at the press conference included Trust Secretaries -Shri S. Narasimhan, Dr Palaniyappan, Trustee Mr Selvam, and Purohit ‘Pravachana Thilagam’ Shri. Damal S. Ramakrishnan.