Formally inaugurating the meet the Executive Officer of the TTD
, K.V. Ramanachary
described Annamayya as the pioneer who effectively used his
musical compositions as the means to spread the spirit of 'bhakthi' especially among the masses.
traced the inseparable link between the Lord Venkateswara
and the saint-poet who composed 32,000 verses in praise of the Lord of the Seven Hills.
said the objective behind the workshop was to carry forward the holy mission started by Annamayya to rejuvenate the spirit of devotion in the society and lead the people up the virtuous path.
called upon students to take up research and higher studies on the works of Annamacharya
and provide his
works the exposure outside the portals of the university.
Distributing the sets to the 'Dasas', Executive Officer of the TTD, K.V. Ramanachary wanted that they should serve as the 'spiritual ambassadors' of the TTD in the rural areas even as they eke out their livelihood by engaging themselves in the holy task.
said the idea is to distribute 20 kits each to all the districts in the street and so also as many loudspeaker sets to small temples in each district to help them play in the small hours daily Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatham and other devotional music.
wanted the artistes to provide good education to their wards by availing the scholarship facility introduced by the TTD
for the benefit of all belonging to the BPL category without any regard for their caste or creed.