Tirupati Venkateswara Theme Wins Hearts at State I-Day Parade

Tirupati Venkateswara Theme Wins Hearts at State I-Day Parade

The theme based on the  Anandanilayam Vimana Venkateswara was exhibited during the state Independence parade held on Tuesday at Tirupati as a part of Independence Day celebrations. The TTD parade theme was a major attraction at the parade with the delegates appreciating the colourful parade vehicle. The TTD parade vehicle was decked with colourful posters of Srinivasa Kalyanam and provided information on TTD trusts, schemes and other activities at the hill shrine. The Independence Day parade was held at the Tarakarama Stadium in Tirupati. The TTD parade vehicle also was a special…

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Tirumala Tirupati Temple to Celebrate Gokulashtami Grandly

Tirumala Tirupati Temple to Celebrate Gokulashtami Grandly

The hill town of Tirumala, the abode of Lord Balaji is gearing up to celebrate Sri Krishna Janmashtami, or Gokulashtami with all religious fervour on Aug. 15. TTD, the trust that manages the richest Hindu temple, is organizing special events and poojas on the occasion. In this year’s fest, a special abhishekam will be performed in Gogarbham Dam gardens to Kaliya Mardana Krishna Statue followed by Utlotsavam between 11 am and 1 pm. Asthanam will be observed in Tirumala temple on August 15 between 8 pm and 10 pm and Utlotsavam on August…

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TTD FLOWER EXHIBITION GETS MASSIVE VISITORS

TTD FLOWER EXHIBITION GETS MASSIVE VISITORS

Vijayawada : The flowers and fruits Exhibition put up at the TTD model temple complex on the PWD grounds of Vijayawada as part of the Krishna Pushkaram has attracted large number of pushkar devotees. On the directions of TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao and Tirumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju the team of Deputy Director Horticulture Sri Srinivasulu had put up the flower and fruits exhibition to enthrall the pushkaram devotees on the glory and activities underway at Tirumala on behalf of the TTD. Vamana and Bali chakravarti, Mahavishnu,…

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PUSHPAYAGAM PERFORMED IN A COLOURFUL MANNER IN APPALAYAGUNTA

PUSHPAYAGAM PERFORMED IN A COLOURFUL MANNER IN APPALAYAGUNTA

Appalayagunta: The annual pushpayagam was performed in a ceremonious manner in the famous temple of Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy temple at Appalayagunta on Thursday evening. Earlier during the day snapana tirumanjanam was performed with all the Pancha Dravyas in a religious manner amidst the vedic chant by temple priests. Later in the evening the deities were seated on specially decked platform in the temple premises and floral bath has been performed with five tonnes of various varieties of traditional flowers. Meanwhile this fete is performed to save Mother Nature from…

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GURU PURNIMA GARUDA SEVA

GURU PURNIMA GARUDA SEVA

Tirumala: The processional deity of Lord Malayappa Swamy took a celestial ride on His favorite vahanam Garuda and blessed the devotees along the four mada streets between 7pm and 9pm on auspicious occasion of Guru Pournami on Tuesday evening. IMPORTANCE OF GURU PURNIMA Among the most important festivals of Hindu Sanatana Dharma, Guru Purnima is considered to be auspicious which is also known as Vyasa Purnima as Maharshi Veda Vyasa penned the Mahabharata with over one lakh slokas in sanskrit and pioneered the world of wisdom. The five pournimas falling between Ashada and Kartika months have religious…

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Pushpa Pallaki Seva Blossoms

Pushpa Pallaki Seva Blossoms

Tirumala: Grandeur marked the ‘Pushpa Pallaki’ Seva organised at the famous hill temple of Lord Venkateswara on Tuesday on the eve of the annual Anivara Asthanam. The processional deities of Lord Malayappa swamy flanked on either side by his two divine consorts mounted atop the flower bedecked palanquin was taken around in a grand procession around the mada streets encircling the hill shrine. Illuminated Several tonnes of varied hue of flowers went into the making of the palanquin which was also colorfully illuminated befitting the occasion. Expert touch Expert florists…

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“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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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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TIRUMALA TEMPLE GEARS UP FOR “BUDGETING FESTIVAL” ON JULY 16

TIRUMALA TEMPLE GEARS UP FOR “BUDGETING FESTIVAL” ON JULY 16

PUSHPA PALLAKI ON THE SAME DAY EVENING KOIL ALWAR TIRUMANAJANAM ON JULY 12 TIRUMALA: Every day is a festival in the abode of Lord Venkateswara. But the hill shrine is getting ready to celebrate its unique “Budget Festival”-Anivara Asthanam on July 16. Anivara Asthanam is the annual festival of the Temple Accounts, usually observed in the month of “Ani”(tamil) or Karakataka month(Cancer). IMPORTANT FETE IN DAKSHINAYANAM: This is one of the most important annual festivals among the series of festival that are being observed with religious pomp and gaiety every year in…

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Annual Pavithrotsavam Posters Released

Annual Pavithrotsavam Posters Released

Tirupati: Executive Officer of TTD Dr D Sambasiva Rao on Thursday released the annual poster of Pavithrotsavam that will be organised in Kumara Swamy Temple in Tirupati from July 16 to July 18. Three-day Pavithrotsavam in temple of Kumara Swamy commence with Ankurarpanam on July 15. Other important rituals like Pavithra Prathista, Pavithra Samarpana and Purnathi will be held on July 16, 17 and 18 respectively.  

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