The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is conducting “Astottara Satakundatmaka Maha Varuna Yagam” at the Exhibition grounds in Hyderabad from July 2 to 4.
The Yagam will be performed to get rains for the prosperity of the state. The three-day Varuna Yagam would be performed with 108 “homagundas” and 7 “agnigundas”. Hundreds of priests will chant “Varunagayatri Mantra” to appease the rain God.
As per the rquest of AP Chief Minister Dr YS RajAsekhar Reddy, many temples in the state are performing Varuna Yagams in the wake of the monsoon playing truant.
In addition, special prayers are being conducted at Churches, Mosques, Gurudwaras and other places of worship for a normal monsoon and rains.