Tirumala, according to temple tradition Sri Varahaswamy is entitled to get
prathama puja with naivedyam too. It was the divine injunction orally made by
Bhagavan Srinivasa himself, when the circumstances forced the giver stretch his
hand for biksha. Data became grahita. Here the bestowed is also Sri Mahavishnu,
but incarnated earlier for a purpose mighty and situation expedient. Now to the
time of action.
began in Naimisaranya, when sage Kasyapa performed a mahayagna for Lokakalyan.
To decide, who among the Trimurthis deserved yagnaphal, Brighu maharshi was sent
to find out the right person. Having found Siva and Brahma undeserving, he went
to Vaikunta and found Mahavishnu in deep sleep. The ill tempered Brighu kicked
against the chest of Mahavishnu and said that it was the fittest punishment for
steeping during day time, neglecting the duty of the round the clock vigilance
over .the created ones. Mahalakshimi feet dishonored since her permanent place -
chest of Mahavishnu was desecrated and left Vaikunta.