TDP Begins its Three-day “Mahanadu” Convention

TDP Begins its Three-day “Mahanadu” Convention

Tirupati: Telugu Desham Party (TDP) on Friday began its three-day “Mahanadu” (mega-convention) in the shrine town of Tirupati. Party workers and leaders from both states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have arrived in massive numbers to participate in the convention. The TDP is the ruling party in Andhra Pradesh and is in opposition in neighbouring Telangana. N Chandrababu Naidu, the Chief Minister of Andhra Prasesh and the president of TDP inaugurated the convention by hoisting the flag. “More than 30.000 leaders and cadres from both the states would take participation…

Read More

Annamaiah Sahitya and Sangeetha Now Available for Free Download

Annamaiah Sahitya and Sangeetha Now Available for Free Download

Here is a sweet news to all music lovers and devotees of Annamaya . The Sankeertans of  the great Vaishnava saint-poet Tallapaka Annamacharya is now available  on TTD website for free download. The 15000- songs collection along with various books penned on the life history of Annamaiah  are available now on the click of a mouse. As a befitting tribute to the Saint Poet, TTD has soft launched an exclusive page on its official website to enable global netizens and music lovers to download the literature and songs related to Padakavita…

Read More

Replica of Lord Balaji Temple to Built on the Banks of Krishna River

Replica of Lord Balaji Temple to Built on the Banks of Krishna River

Engineering works for the construction of replica temple of Lord Venkateswara on the banks of River Krishna will commence soon, said Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam Trust Executive Officer D Sambasiva Rao. He said that the replica temple will be ready  for the ensuing Krishna Pushkarams by June. Reviewing the progress of the work along with the senior officers in his chambers  at the TTD administrative building in Tirupati on Monday, the EO said:  “The Pushkarams are scheduled from August 12 to August 24, and I have directed the officials concerned to…

Read More

Tirupati’s Saint Poet Annamacharya’s 608 Jayanti Held

Tirupati’s Saint Poet Annamacharya’s 608 Jayanti Held

Celebrations  to commemorate the 608th birthday of saint-poet and ardent devotee of lord Balaji commenced in Annamacharya Kalamandiram in Tirupati on Saturday. “Annamacharya succeeded in bringing social awareness to the masses over six centuries ago through his outstanding sankeertans,” said Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Trust Executive officer D Sambasiva Rao. Speaking on the occasion the EO said that Annamacharya wrote  over 32000 kritis  and out of that 14000 krits are available. The SV Recording Project of TTD has composed and recorded about 1700 songs of the poet so far. He added that the…

Read More

Specially Designed Saree of Vengamamba

Specially Designed Saree of Vengamamba

A specially designed silk saree was donated to goddess Tirumala Vengamaba by a Dharmavaram based donor on Thursday. The silk saree  worth Rs.50,000 was specially designed and woven by the donator using silk and golden threads.  Prepared by him on his own two grams gold has been utilized in the sari consisting 108 images of Vengamamba. He has handed over the sari to TTD Executive Officer The Saree consists of 108 images of Vengamamba. He  handed over the sari to TTD Executive Officer  D Sambasiva Rao in his camp office…

Read More

TV Programs of Sevas at Replica of Tirupati Temple to Improve

TV Programs of  Sevas at Replica of Tirupati Temple to Improve

Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam Trust Executive Officer  D Sambasiva Rao along with TTD board member K Raghavendra Rao inspected the model replica temple of Srivari located at Alipiri in Tirupati on Thursday. TTD records the daily and weekly sevas performed at the replica deity at the temple and telecasts it on Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel of TTD for the sake of multitude viewers across the globe. The visit by the EO and the member was to review the quality of the programs telecast and to take steps to enhance the quality.

Read More

Ex-PM Devegowda Visit Tirupati for Balaji Darshan

Ex-PM Devegowda Visit Tirupati for Balaji Darshan

Ex-Prime Minister H D Devegowda on Wednesday had Lord Venkateswara Darshan at Tirumala. Devegowda offered prayers to the lord during Break Darshan of VVIPs on early Wednesday morning. Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams (TTD)Trust Executive Officer  D. Sambasiva Rao had earlier offered traditional welcome to the  Ex- Prime Minister.

Read More

Islamic flag stirs controversy in Tirumala.

Islamic flag stirs controversy in Tirumala.

Tirumala: The Islamic flag that was hoisted near the Anjaneya Shrine in Papavinasham Marg in Japali which is 4 KMs from the Tirumala Balaji Temple has sparked a fresh controversy in the locality. The Vigilance wing of the TTD has removed the flag immediately after it was confirmed to be belonging to the Islamic community. The TTD rushed to the spot after they were informed about the issue by media persons. The white flag was seen having the Islamic symbols crescent moon and star in green color. Addressing the media…

Read More

TIRUMALA TIRUPATI DEVASTHANAMS”SWARNIMA” MANDAPAM GETS READY TO HOST PADMAVATHI PARINAYOTSAVAM

TIRUMALA TIRUPATI DEVASTHANAMS”SWARNIMA” MANDAPAM GETS READY TO HOST PADMAVATHI PARINAYOTSAVAM

Tirumala: The lush green Narayanagiri Gardens turned out Golden Yellow with the glittering rays emerged out of the “Swarnima Mandapam” set to host the three day celestial wedding ceremony-Padmavathi Parinayotsavam from May 15-17 in Tirumala.The garden wing of TTD came out with the Swarnima Mandapam concept this time with the entire, roof, walls, pillars, arches etc. made out of the gold. The pillars were decorated with the Pine apple fruits while the from the roof red apples, corn, Musambi, grapes were hanged giving a colourful and aesthetic look to the…

Read More

 “COOL” ARRANGEMENTS FOR PILGRIMS DURING “HOT” SUMMER.

 “COOL” ARRANGEMENTS FOR PILGRIMS DURING “HOT” SUMMER.

Tirumala: Terming the summer arrangements made by TTD for the sake of multitude of visiting pilgrims as cool, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao said that all measures have been initiated to see that the pilgrims are not forced to wait for long hours in the queue lines and in compartments even during weekends. Talking to media persons after four-hour long inspection in Tirumala on Friday the EO said, “We have cancelled the Aged and physically challenged darshan slot in the morning of Fridays till June end and we have…

Read More