AP CM Presents Venkanna Saree

AP CM Presents Venkanna Saree

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday  presented the holy Venkanna saree- traditional presentation of Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam comprising of a saree, Kumkum, pasupu and bangle- to Godess Krishnamma. The presentation was made as part of the offering to Lord Venkateswara’s Krishna pushkaram festival which began on Friday in the early hours. The Chief Minister along with ministers and family members took the holy bath at Durga ghat friday morning and later presented the Venkanna Saree to River Goddess Krishnamma. A Team of TTD officials led by JEO Sri K…

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Tirupati Laddu POTU to be Cleaned Every Fortnight:TTD JEO

Tirupati Laddu POTU to be Cleaned Every Fortnight:TTD JEO

The Tirupati laddu boondi kitchen will be cleaned once in every fortnight in Tirumala, said Tirumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, on Monday. He was speaking at the review meeting  held at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala with all Heads of Departments on Monday evening. During the meeting he instructed the health officer Dr Sermista to make arrangements to clean the boondi potu  on every full moon and dark moon lunar phases every month. He later instructed the FMS wing to take up the cleaning of bedsheets and pillows in rest houses with…

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TTD Seeks Nod to Launch SVBC Channel in Tamil

TTD Seeks Nod to Launch SVBC Channel in Tamil

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams  Executive Officer D Sambasiva Rao on Saturday met Union Urban development and Information Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in Delhi and requested to grant permission to start Sri Venkateswara Bhakthi Channel (SVBC TV) in Tamil. During his meet, the EO told the minister that the proposal have already been sent to the government for their approval to launch the Telegu version. Reacting positively the Union minister Venkaiah Naidu assured TTD EO that he will take necessary initiative in this regard. SVBC is the first 24-hour bhakti channel in Tleugu language…

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Thieves Loot 800 kg of Human Hair from Temple

Thieves Loot 800 kg of Human Hair from Temple

Not cash or gold, these thieves made away with 800 Kgs of human hair from a temple.

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First Look of Nagarjuna’s Om Namo Venkateshaya Movie

First Look of Nagarjuna’s Om Namo Venkateshaya Movie

Here is the first image from the shooting of the much-awaited movie from  King and evergreen star Nagarjuna. The  devotional flick is directed by K. Raghavendra Rao and revolves around a devotee of Lord Venkateshwara. With back-to-back movies  -‘Soggade  Chinni  Naayana’ and ‘Oopiri- ’Nagarjuna is back to shooting after a break for four months with a devotional movie  based on Lord Venkateshwara. Shooting started on Saturday with a special pooja at the Balaji temple.

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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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