“Budget Festival” Observed in Tirumala

“Budget Festival” Observed in Tirumala

TOOK CELESTIAL RIDE ON PUSHPA PALLAKI IN THE EVENING TIRUMALA: The temple management of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams had observed its unique “Budget Festival”-Anivara Asthanam on Saturday in a ceremonial manner. SIGNIFICANCE OF ANIVARA ASTHANAM: Anivara Asthanam is the annual festival of the Temple Accounts, usually observed in the month of “Ani”(tamil) or Karakataka month(Cancer). The uniqueness about this festival is that the previous year’s accounts of the office are presented before the deity by the principal officers and are taken back to signify that the ‘Lord’ finds the officers fit enough to hold their respective offices. The keys…

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Very Rare and Old Photographs of Tirumala

Very Rare and Old Photographs of Tirumala

Tirupati and Tirumala Hills, the abode of Lord Venkateshwara, is one of the most important and sacred pilgrimage centers for Hindus. The Balaji temple which is also the richest Hindu temple in the world attract devotees from all over the country since time immemorial. Various kingdoms and rulers and leaders, even the British, have paid obeisance to the lord Balaji during their rule in India. Being one of the most visited holy shrines in India, Tirupati always has many avenues that you might have never seen. Moreover, though the hill…

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Gift Sent to Tirumala Will be Offered to the Deities on Saturday

Gift Sent to Tirumala Will be Offered to the Deities on Saturday

Tirupati: Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple on Friday sent temple gifts to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams to mark the annual ‘Anivara Asthanam’ celebrations. The gift will be offered to the deities in Tirumala on Saturday. The gift which was sent to Tirumala includes holy clothes, fruits and garlands.  

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