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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Tirupati Balaji Temple Shuts Down for Lunar Eclipse

Tirupati Balaji Temple Shuts Down for Lunar Eclipse

The famous Hindu temple Tirumala Tirupati Venkateswara temple has closed doors from 4.30 pm on Aug.7 to 2 am on Aug 8  on the occasion of a Lunar eclipse. According to the traditions, the temple authorities close the doors of the shrine six hours prior to the eclipse. The Lunar eclipse is locally known as  ‘Chandra Grahanam’ will last from 10:52 PM on August 7, till 12:48 AM of August 8. “After performing punyahavachanam, shuddhi, the early morning Arjitha Sevas will be performed as usual. The Sarva Darshan will commence by…

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Vice President Elect Venkaiah Naidu Thanks Tirupati Balaji

Vice President Elect Venkaiah Naidu Thanks Tirupati Balaji

Vice President elect Venkaiah Naidu along with his family members visited the holy temple of Tirupati Venkateshwara at Tirumala and offered prayers thanking the Lord.  

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SUPREME COURT JUSTICE NV RAMANA VISIT TO SRIVARI TEMPLE

SUPREME COURT JUSTICE NV RAMANA VISIT TO SRIVARI TEMPLE

Vijayawada : The Supreme court judge  NV Ramana today visited the model srivari temple got at the PWD grounds for the Krishna Pushkaram and had darshan. Earlier the TTD JEO  KS Sreenivasa Raju and TTD priests received the judge at the temple traditionally and later presented him Srivari prasadam after the arshir vachanam by the vedic pundits. Among others TTD SE  Sudhakar Rao, Deputy EO  Rajendrudu participated in the event.

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GOVERNOR OF AP & TS VISITS MODEL SRIVARI TEMPLE AT VIJAYAWADA

GOVERNOR OF AP & TS VISITS MODEL SRIVARI TEMPLE AT VIJAYAWADA

Governor of AP & TS  ESL Narasimhanan and his family members besides today visited the model srivari temple got at the PWD grounds for the Krishna Pushkaram and had darshan. The governor was accompanied by state agriculture minister P Pulla Rao. TTD JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju and TTD priests received the Governor couple at the entrance with Temple honors (ISTHIKAPAL) and later presented them prasadam after the Vedasirvachanam by the vedic pundits. Among others TTD SE   Sudhakar Rao, Deputy EO   Rajendrudu participated in the event

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SPRINKLERS AND MORE GREEN SHADE IN TIRUMALA

SPRINKLERS AND MORE GREEN SHADE IN TIRUMALA

Tirumala: TTD has decided to provide more green cover at all pilgrim concentrated locations in Tirumala including the Four Mada streets to reduce the heatwave hardships of the devotees. Announcing the decision after a review meeting with senior officials at Annamaiah bhavan here the TTD Executive Officer Dr D Sambasiva Rao said to give relief to the pilgrims sitting long hours on the galleries of the four mada streets, sprinklers will be installed and also green cover will be enhanced. He directed officials to open a new counter for sale…

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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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3 DAYS PAVITHROTSAVAM CONCLUDES WITH MAHA PURNAHUTHI

3 DAYS PAVITHROTSAVAM CONCLUDES WITH MAHA PURNAHUTHI

Tirumala : The annual three day sacred event of Pavitrotsavam concluded today morning with the ceremonial conduction of the Maha purnahuti ritual inside the Srivari Temple. Just like last two days of Pavitrotsavam the Vedic pundits conducted Homas and other rituals at the Yagashala inside the Srivari Temple from 9am to 11 am. The utsava idols of Malayappaswamy and his consorts were worshipped with cow milk, coconut water, curd, honey and turmeric. Doopa and Deepa Harati were also performed. After Vishesha Puja in the afternoon the utsava idols were taken out in…

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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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