Pasurams are Nothhing But Simplified Texts of Vedas: Tirupati Seers

Pasurams are Nothhing But Simplified Texts of Vedas: Tirupati Seers

The Alwar Divya Prabandhas also known as Pasurams are simplified versions of  Vedic texts in Tamil. Penned by the twelve Alwars, Pasurams are directives for the wellbeing of the humanity,  said, HH Pedda Jiyangar and Chinna Jiyangar, the seers of Tirumala, at the Divya Prabandha Parayana Ghosti Convention held at Asthana Mandapam at Tirumala on Monday. Speaking on this occasion, the pontiffs of Tirumala said that this year TTD is observing Ramanuja Sahasrabdi in a big way in commemoration of the Millennium Birth Anniversary of the Saint Sri Ramanujacharya. “Today I…

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Lord Venkateshwara Enthralls Devotees on Garuda Vahana

Lord Venkateshwara Enthralls Devotees on Garuda Vahana

Lord Malayappa Swamy in all His splendour, mounted on the Golden Garuda Vahana, took the celestial ride around the four mada streets in the pleasant evening of full moon day on Monday. Over 200 odd Divya Prabandha Parayanamdars hailing from 106 Divya Desams rendered Pasurams in front of the procession. TTD Executive Officer  D Sambasiva Rao, Joint EO KS Sreenivasa Raju, Temple Deputy  EO Rama Rao, Peishkar R Selvam and devotees Took part. We will Develop Divya Prabandha  Project – EO TTD EO  D Sambasiva Rao said that the temple management,…

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Tirumala Tirupati Temple Update: Pre-Booking Time of Darshan Tickets Extended

Tirumala Tirupati Temple Update: Pre-Booking Time of Darshan Tickets Extended

Devotees who visit the famous temple Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam can now book the Rs.300 special entry darshan and accommodation in TTD run hotels in 90 days in advance. The decision will benefit tens of thousands of pilgrims who throng the hill shrine to get darshan of Lord Balaji every day. The tickets can be booked online from TTD’s new gen website, which was launched last week.

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Tirupati Balaji to Earn Rs 2600 Crores in Revenue; Seeks Higher Interest for Gold

Tirupati Balaji to Earn Rs 2600 Crores in Revenue; Seeks Higher Interest for Gold

Tirupati Tirumala Venkateswara Swamy Temple, the world’s richest Hindu, will get richer by Rs 2600 crore revenue this year. The temple is expected to earn about Rs 2600  crore in earning this year, according to sources from the  Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) trust,  which manages the hill temple.   The temple attracts 80,000 devotees on an average on normal days and witnesses about 130,000 foot falls on an average during the festival days. Most of the revenue to the temple comes in the form donations from the devotees,  and the…

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TTD Board Approves INR 200mn Worth Construction Works

TTD Board Approves INR 200mn Worth Construction Works

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) board has approved development works worth Rs 20 crore at a board meeting held on Tuesday at Annamaiah Bhavan under the Chairmanship of Ch Krishnamurthy. The approved projects include a new block with six operation theatres in TTD-managed BIRRD hospital at Tirupati , construction of SVBC studio and office at  a replica TTD temple near Alipiri and a Kalyana Mandapam in Prakasham district. About Rs 4.22 crores are allocated for the hospital block, Rs 14.50 crores for the SVBC studio and Rs1.25 crores for the Kalyana Mandapam….

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Tirupati Laddu Boondi to be Cleaned with Herbal Mixer

Tirupati Laddu Boondi to be Cleaned with Herbal Mixer

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) board is testing an herbal mix to clean boondi used to prepare famous Tirupati Laddus. The Joint Executive Officer KS Sreenivasa Raju said that the feasibility of the herbal solution is being tested presently and a decision will be taken based it.  He instructed health officer Sermista and concerned officials to test the acidity and alkalinity of the herbal product before using it. The JEO in a review meeting with officials also instructed the officers to maintain cleanliness of the laddu kitchen and  told to ensure cleaning of boondi…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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