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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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.

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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.

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D P Ananth TTD Rep from Karnataka Meets CM Siddaramaiah

D P Ananth TTD Rep from Karnataka Meets CM Siddaramaiah

D P Ananth, Tirumala Tirupati  Devasthanam Trust member from Karnataka met Chief Minister of Karnataka on Wednesday. Ananth, who represents Karnataka  in TTD Board presented the CM with lord Venkateswara’s Shesha vastra and Prasada. Ananth’s term  as the representative of Karnataka state at the TTD board was extended last month for the year 2016-2017.

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Ramanujacharya: A Glimpse into the life of 10th Century Vaishnava Saint, Philosopher, Social Reformer

Ramanujacharya: A Glimpse into the life of 10th Century Vaishnava Saint, Philosopher, Social Reformer

Ramanujacharya was born in the year 1017 to Kesava Somayaji and Kanthimathi, in Chitra month and on the day of Arudra star. He mastered the Vedas at the young age of 16 years. In his 120 years of life span, he systematically explained philosophical truths and synthesized Bhakti and Jnana, the two folds of characters possessed by the Alwars and Acharyas, the saints and the sages in his philosophy Vishistadwaita. He is also regarded as an incarnation of mythological 1000 hooded Adishesha by devotees. CRUSADER OF SOCIAL EQUALITY: Ramanujacharya is considered to be…

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Millennium Tower Construction in Tirupati to be Fast-tracked

Millennium Tower Construction in Tirupati to be Fast-tracked

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu  asked the his government officials to speedup construction of millennium towers in Tirupati, Vizag and Anantpur.  Speaking at a review meeting on IT promotion and development, and e-governance the chief minister directed the Information Technology Department officials  to plan for the development of the three districts as the best IT hubs in the world. “The government is prepared to allot land for the development of IT sector in these three cities”, Naidu said on Friday, according to a  The Hindu report.   He also  instructed the officials to initiate deliberations…

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