“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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Aadhar Card Must for Anga Pradakshina in Tirumaala Temple

Aadhar Card Must for Anga Pradakshina in Tirumaala Temple

Tirumal: TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao on Tuesday said that the carrying of Aadhar Cards is mandatory for the devotees to have Anga Pradakshina in Tirumala Balaji Temple. In the meeting with senior officers of Tirumala, Dr D Sambasiva Rao instructed all the officers to complete all the ongoing and pending development works to be completed soon in order to ensure best possible services to the pilgrims. The EO instructed the concerned officers to keep the stock of gold, silver and copper dollars of Lord Venakteswara ready by verifying…

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TTD All Set to Celebrate Channakesava Swamy and Siddeshwara Swamy Brahmotsavams

TTD All Set to Celebrate Channakesava Swamy and Siddeshwara Swamy Brahmotsavams

Tirupati: The Tirumala Tirupati temple management is all set to organize Sri Channakeshava Swamy and Sri Siddeshwara Swamy Brahmotsavam in the village of Tallapaka in Kadapa district in July. Channakesava Swamy brahmotsavam will be commenced on July 15 with Dhwajarohanam and will be concluded with Chakrasanam on July 23. Important rituals like Garuda Seva, Kalyanam and Rathotsavam will be held on July 19, 20 and 21 respectively. TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao on Thursday released the annual posters and pamphlets of Sri Channakesava Swamy and Sri Siddeswara Swamy Brahmotsavam.

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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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EO Reviews ON Guest Houses

EO Reviews ON Guest Houses

Tirumala: TTD EO Dr Sambhasiva Rao said the facilities in all the guest houses of the hill shrine would be further refurbished and improved within one month. After a review of the guest houses and accommodation at the Annamayya Bhavan, the TTD EO directed the officials to complete all repairs for infrastructure like drinking water, hot water, lighting etc in the rooms within one month and assure that pilgrims are not put to any hardships. All vacant quarters should repairs and put to use. He focused on mosquito eradication and…

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JYESTABHISEKHAM IN SRI GT FROM JULY 15

JYESTABHISEKHAM IN SRI GT FROM JULY 15

Tirupati: A three day Jyesthabhisekham, (Abhideyaka abhishekam) is being organised in the Govindaraja Temple from July 15 to 17. As part of the same abhisekham will be performed for the Golden Kavacham ( Kavacha abhivasam) of the Lord Govindaraja on July 15, Kavacha Prathistha on July 16 and Kavacha samarpana on July 17. On all the three days Maha shanti homa (morning), Punyahavachanam, Snapana Thirumanjanam for swami and his consort, Shatakala snapanam in the afternoon and procession in mada streets in the evening will be performed. This festival is performed during…

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EO Appreciates the Garden Exhibition Model

EO Appreciates the Garden Exhibition Model

Tirupati: TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao on Tuesday inspected the model picture of the Garden exhibition to be got up for the forthcoming Salakatla Brahmotsavam 2016. The model exhibition frame was shown to the EO by the TTD Garden wing Deputy Director Sri Srinivasulu during the review at the Annamayya Bhavan. The horticultural exhibition comprising of flower decorations and greenery is a regular feature of the annual Brahmotsavam which attracted large number of foot falls of devotees. The new design prepared by consultants of Bangalore focused on the Idol of…

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TTD to Consult RBI and Banks on Disposal of Foreign Coins and Notes

TTD to Consult RBI and Banks on Disposal of Foreign Coins and Notes

EO inspects Parakamani and directs officials to make it dust free • Parakamani to have anew complex soon • To consult RBI,banks on disposal of foreign coins, forieng notes, cut notes etc Tirumala: TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao today said that TTD proposed to hold discussions with RBI and other nationalised banks on the issue of disposal of foreign coins, cut notes, old coins and notes out of circulation which were collected in the temple Hundis and were stocked at the Parakamani for long. After inspecting the Coins Parakamani…

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EO’s Inspection at Shoe Stand

EO’s Inspection at Shoe Stand

TIrumala: Earlier on Tuesday, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao inspected the new shoe stand which is coming up near KKC main for the pilgrims. The EO instructed the engineering wing to construct it in such a way that pilgrims should not face any difficulty.

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TTD EO TRIAL LAUNCHES NEXT GEN SITE

TTD EO TRIAL LAUNCHES NEXT GEN SITE

Tirupati: To provide better and transparent services to the pilgrims, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao on Thursday launched the Next Gen Web Site of TTD on experimental basis. Later speaking on this occasion in his camp office at Tirupati the EO said, with the help of renowned IT firm TCS, the temple management has brought many pilgrim friendly online services in the past one year. “Now we are planning to further improvise our services and launched this new gen site today. After reviewing the pros and cos with the…

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