Anna Prasada Vitharana
The Vedic literature says “Annam Parabrahma Swarupam” and the person who performs Annadanam will be blessed by Gods.The Devasthanam has Saswatha Annadanam Scheme to provide Bhojana Prasadam for the pilgrims visiting Srisailam.
Details of Annadanam
Under this scheme, at present the Devasthanam is providing free meals to thousands of pilgrimevery day. Further the Bhojana Prasadam is being served with Chutney, One Curry, Dall, Sambar, Buttermilk along with Pulihora and one Sweet item. The serving of meals is made in plantain leaves/ dining leaves.Devasthanam has recently introduced evening food/Alpaharam which contains only breakfast for the pilgrims. Service is done in a very hygienic manner using stainless steel trolleys, vessels and dining tables. Utmost can taken in preparation of the annaprasadam for the pilgrims.
The Annadana Mandiram named as “Annapurna Bhavanam” was newly constructed with a cost of Rs.3 Crores at the back side of Devasthanam Administrative Building which is very near to temple. This Annadanam building is modernized and consists of 2 dining halls, 2 waiting halls by adapting the modern cooking ranges , Vessels, Trolleys and Ding tables.
The minimum donation for this Saswatha Annadanam Scheme is of Rs.5000/- and the donated amount will be deposited in Nationalized Banks and the interest derived on it will be utilized for the scheme and Annadanam will be performed with the Name and Gotra of the Donor once in year to his choice and for a period of Ten years. The donation for performance of Annadanam for a day is Rs.500/-.
Photo identity card will be given to the donors who donate one lakh and above.
To donate rice/vegetables please contact AEO
It may be noted that all the deliveries shall be made at the expense of the donors only to annadanam.
Accepting of Vegetable as Donation
The devasthanam is also accepting Rice and Vegetables as donation and it is pleasure to inform that the Devasthanam is not purchasing vegetables at present and they are getting completely as donation only.
How to Donate
Donations can be made directly in the Donation Receiving counters, which are located at the opposite side of the Que Complex,backside of Ammavari Temple and also near Annadana Mandiram.
Donations can be made by way of cheque or demand draft on any scheduled bank drawn in favour of,
THE Executive Officer,
All Donations made to this Devasthnam, are exempted from Income Tax Under Section – 80 G of Income Tax Act