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 shrine and the lord Venkateshwara continue to bless his subjects through centuries, the temple has seen a lot of development in recent years. Have you ever wondered how Tirupati and the Tirumala hill looked in the past? Here is a glimpse into the heritage and old charisma of the temple which attracts hundred thousands of devotees on a day. Have a look at the rare and old images of Tirupati and lord Balaji.

pure gold lace that is worn by Lord Venkateshwara.
pure gold lace that is worn by Lord Venkateshwara.
Foothill of Tirumala Ghat where pilgrims are seen climbing steps.
Foothill of Tirumala Ghat where pilgrims are seen climbing steps.
The Statue that welcomes devotees inside the temple premises.
The Statue that welcomes devotees inside the temple premises.
Ocean of devotees assembled during Brahmotsavam festival in Tirumala.
Ocean of devotees assembled during Brahmotsavam festival in Tirumala.
Inside the premises of tirumala Balaji Temple.
Inside the premises of tirumala Balaji Temple.
Big arch near the temple from which devotees enter towards the main temple.
Big arch near the temple from which devotees enter towards the main temple.
Temple guards who are assigned to guard the Srivari Hundi.
Temple guards who are assigned to guard the Srivari Hundi.
Devotees taking holy bathe before Darshana of Lord Venkateshwara.
Devotees taking holy bathe before Darshana of Lord Venkateshwara.
During the installation of gold metal on the arch of Garbha Griha.
During the installation of gold metal on the arch of Garbha Griha.
Devotee is seen offering to the god at Srivari Hundi.
Devotee is seen offering to the god at Srivari Hundi.
Pond that is inside the premises of Balaji Temple.
Pond that is inside the premises of Balaji Temple.
View of the temple
View of the temple.
Devotees having pradakshina near the temple.
Devotees having pradakshina near the temple.
Devotees taking ride through the bullock cart to the temple on Tirumala ghat road.
Devotees taking ride through the bullock cart to the temple on Tirumala ghat road.
Foothills of Tirumala hills.
Foothills of Tirumala hills.
Buses that were deployed at Tirumala.
Buses that were deployed at Tirumala.
Britishers paying visit to the temple to perform pooja for Lord Venkateshwara.
Britishers paying visit to the temple to perform pooja for Lord Venkateshwara.

 

 

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