Guru Vandana Utsavam from July 23 to July 25 in Tirumala

Guru Vandana Utsavam from July 23 to July 25 in Tirumala

·  Daily  bhajans, sankeertans ·  Guru Bodha  by pontiffs of mutts on Tirumala: A three day Guru Vandana Mahotsavam will be conducted at the Asthana Mandapam in Tirumala under the ageis of the Dasa Sahitya Project of TTD from July 23-25. As part of the festival on the first day bhajan mandals from AP, Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Maharashtra will perform Suprabatham, Chorus bhajans and Dhyanam at the Asthana Mandapam from morning 5am to 7.30am. Later dharmic discourses will be performed by religious exponents from 9am to 12.00noon. Nama Sankeertan Vibhavari programs will be conducted in the evenings from 3pm to 6pm. On…

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Spotting of Leopard in Tirumala Triggers Panic

Spotting of Leopard in Tirumala Triggers Panic

Frequent sightings of leopard in an around pilgrim town Tirumala has triggered panic among the residents and devotees who visit the famous Tirupati Balaji temple here. Localities who spotted a leopard lurking and preying on a wild animal in Balajinagar on Tirumala Hills on Thursday morning alerted the authorities. The devotees and residents in the temple town are scared to venture out in the night and early morning hours. However, the leopard so far has not attacked a human and authorities say that they cannot do anything unless the predator…

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Forest fire breaks out in two KMs from Tirumala temple.

Forest fire breaks out in two KMs from Tirumala temple.

Tirumala: a minor forest fire broke at the Narayana Giri Hills that is two KMs away from the Tirumala Balaji temple. The fire broke out on Tuesday around 12 noon. The forest is located in the Sheshachalam hills. Two fire vehicles rushed to the spot and the situation is under control. Image source: Wikipedia.

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Lord Rama Takes Celestial Ride on Chinna Sesha Vahanam

Lord Rama Takes Celestial Ride on Chinna Sesha Vahanam

The processional deity of lord Rama took celestial ride on five hooded Chinna sesha vahanam on Tuesday morning at Tirumala. The lord takes his pleasure rides on Pedda sesha  and Chinna sesha during the festivals and special occasions at the temple. Peddasesha is considered to be Adisesha, while the chinnasesha is the mythological five-hooded serpent king Vasuki. The devotees followed the procession and offered prayers.  

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