Hyderabad, Apr 14: Amid chanting of Vedic mantras, the celestial wedding of Lord Rama with Sita was performed at the famous Sita Ramachandra Swami temple on the banks of the Godavri in Bhadrachalam town in Telangana on Sunday.
The Tiru Kalayana Mahostavam was held in the beautifully made "mandapam' in the Mithila stadium adjacent to the famous temple where the state government made elaborate arrangements for the benefit of hundreds of devotees from different parts Telangana and the neighboring states who attended the celebrations.
State minister Indrakaran Reddy presented "pattu vastrans" (silk clothes) to the divine couple on behalf of the state government.
Governor E S L.Narasimhan will attend the "Pattabisheka Nahotsavam (coronation ceremony of Lord Rama) to be held at Mithila stadium on Monday.
The Kalyana Mahotsavam and Pattabishekam are traditionally conducted at the Bhadrachalam temple,known as the Ayodhya of south India, as part of Sri Rama Navami,the birth day of Lord Rama.UNI