Prime News, National, Religion, Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), July 20:- A sword weighing about 5 kg was on Monday (July 19) offered to Lord Venkateswara at the shrine in Tirumala Hills near here by a devotee from Hyderabad, an official of the temple said.
The devotee M S Prasad, who is a businessman, offered worship to the Lord and presented the sword called ‘Suryakataari’ that is a combat weapon, said the official.
Additional Executive Officer of Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanom A Venkata Dharma Reddy received the sword at the shrine, the official told PTI.
The sword was made with 2 kg of gold and 3 kg of silver and costs Rs 1 crore, he quoted the devotee as saying. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)