Soon Lord Hanuman may get a designated birthplace as the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is going to present an evidence based book to prove that Lord Hanuman was born on one of the seven sacred hills of Tirumala.
Tirumala which is the abode of the popular Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple has seven hills namely Seshadri, Neeladri, Garudadri, Anjanadri, Vrushabhadri, Narayanadri and Venkatadri.
A high-level committee of scholars appointed by the TTD has established Anjanadri as the birthplace of Lord Hanuman.
According to them, Anjana Devi who is the mother of Lord Hanuman did tapas in one of the seven hills of Tirumala.
The committee appointed by the TTD in December 2020 comprised of scholars like Prof Sannidhanam Sudarshana Sharma, Vice-Chancellor of Sri Venkateswara Vedic University here, Prof Muralidhara Sharma, Vice-Chancellor of National Sanskrit varsity, professors Ranisadasiva Murthy, Sri Janumaddi Ramakrishna and Sankaranarayana of the varsity, reports Live Mint.
Also, scientist Sri Murthi Remilla, Deputy Director of State Archaeology, Vijay Kumar are members and the panel is led by Project Officer, Higher Vedic studies, A Vibhishana Sharma who is also the convenor.
The TTD has decided to declare the Anjanadri Hills as the original birthplace of Lord Hanuman on Sri Rama Navami falling on 21 April. The book with all astronomical, epigraphical, scientific and puranic evidence will be released.
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