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About Tirupati

Tirupati is a far-familiar temple town situated in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. Tirupati is also known as Tirumala that is most familiar and far-famed for the Sri Venkateshwara Temple, purely consecrated to Lord Vishnu. The almighty Lord Vishnu is called as Balaji by the North Indians whereas as the South Indians call as Govinda! The mandir is situated in the hill top of Tirumala, where the town is situated in the foothills. Moreover, the Tirumala hill will have to be crossed with 7 peaks known as Sapthagiri. This seven hills mark as a sign of exemplifying the 7 hoods of Adisesha – the serpent lying majestically nether the Lord Vishnu lives in Vaikuntha.

 

Attraction


People making their pilgrimage visit to Tirumala will never fail to make their visit to the far-famed teerthams. There are quite familiar teerthams popularly know for its holiness. Among them Akasaganga Teertham is the most familiar teertham were every pilgrims make their visit without fail. Pilgrims believe that taking a bathe in this holy Akasaganga Teertham will cleanse away their evils and sins and confer good fortune. Conceiving the holiness of the river, every pilgrim making their travel to Tirumala will take their trip to Akasaganga Teertham to get the holiness and prosperity in their life and well being.

Asthana Mandapam
The Asthana Mandapam is an assembly hall in the Tirupati devasthanam. This Asthana Mandapam is also known as the Sadas Hall, which serves as the place where all the devotional programs takes place. Most of the devotional programs will usually be venue at this Mandapam. Programs such as discourses, parayanam, bhajans, musical contrives, dance concerts, harikathas, and quite other programs will be carried on the support of Dharma Prachara Parishat.

Chakra Teertham
The deer park is situated in the city of Kandaleru of Andhra Pradesh. The deer park is one of the exciting attractions that must have to be visited when you take a trip to Tirupati. Along with several other beautiful gardens, the deer park is also popularly known for its scenic attraction. The park is really lovely and you just stop your drive for a moment to enjoy the mind-blowing attractiveness of the place.

Japali Teertham
There are quite a number of teerthams found in Tirumala. All those teerthams are known for its holiness. Among them, Japali teertham is the most widely know holy teertham which is being visited by most pilgrims. Every important and auspicious festival in the teertham will be held during the time of Kumaradhara Magha Pournami, Tumbhuru Phalguna Pournami, Ramakrishna Pushya Pournami, and Chakra Karthika Masa - Ksheerabdhi Dwadasi. Pilgrims visiting Tirumala will never fail to take a bathe in this Japali Teertham, as it believed that all their sins and evils will be washed out when they dip in the teertham.

Kumaradhara Teertham
Tirumala is famous for several familiar teerthams present around the temple city. The most popular and long-familiar teertham is the Kumaradhara Teertham. This teertham is known for its holiness and sanctitude. People making their visit to Tirumala will never fail to make their visit to this far-famed Kumaradhara Teertham. Taking a dip in this holy river will cleanse the sin and evilness and bestows good fortune.

Pandava Teertham
Holy hill Tirupati is known for its sacredness and divinity! Along with, it has several holy teertham that makes every individual to visit the place at least once in a while. Among the famous puniya teertham, the Pandava teertham is a far-famed teertham, which will be definitely visited by the pilgrims.

Papavinasanam Teertham
Another striking attraction of Tirumala is the Paapvinasanam teertham. This is a holy teertham where pilgrims can take bath. Devotees believe that, a bathe in this holy teertham will cleanse away their evils. As this holy teertham cleanse away the evils and sins, it has been captioned as Papavinasanam Teertham. Pilgrims can avail the dressing rooms as there is a separate room built for both men and women.

Pasupu Teertham
Every teertham in Tirumala has its own quality and holiness. Likewise, the Pasupu Teertham is also the one among the significant holy teerthams. The holiness and consecration is the prominent spotlighting factor of this puniya teertham. This is the reason pilgrims make their visit to this teertham when they take a trip to Tirumala.

Ramakrishna Teertham
Making a visit to the holy water will clean away the sin and bestows goodness and well being. The Ramakrishna Teertham is situated merely 6 miles to the north of Tirumala. A person by the name Krishna digged out the pool and after some days an archpriest by the name Ramakrishna meditated in the pool for quite number of years.

Sanaka Sanandana Teertham
Tourists making their visit to Tirumala will take their on the way visit to Sanaka Sanandana Teertham. Among the several different teerthams found in Tirumala, this Sanaka Sanandana Teetham is one of the best-known teertham. Most tourists take their pilgrimage visit to the place and get the holiness and divinity.

Sesha Teertham
There are quite several holy teerthams found in Tirumala. Among those several holy teerthams, Sesha teertham is one of the pavitra teertham found in Tirumala. This teertham explicates sanctum and holy divinity. This Sesha Teertham is being visited by quite number of pilgrims to bathe away their evils. Taking a dip in this teertham will bring goodness to their life and also represents as a good sign to workout.

Silathoranam
Silathoranam is a natural rock formation which appears to be in the form arch. It is conceived that this source is dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara idol. Also the rock look likes and appears to be the hood of a serpent, a conch and a discus. This is one of the striking and outstanding geological marvels.

Sitamma Teertham
Sitamma Teertham is another one of the several holy teerthams found in Tirumala. People taking their visit to Tirumala will take a dip in these holy teertham to cleanse away their sins and wickedness. Among the several holy teertham, Sitamma Teertham is the long familiar teertham known for its sacredness. Most pilgrims visiting Tirumala will surely visit the Sitamma Teertham and take bathe here.

Sri Annapurna Sameta Kasi Visweswaraswami Temple
Sri Annapurna Sameta Kasi Visweswaraswami Temple is located in Bugga Agraharam which is some 56 kilometers away from Tirumala in the district of Chittor of Andhra Pradesh. The temple is located in on the river banks of Kusasthali. The temple shrines the god of Sri Annapurna Ammavaru, Sri Kasi Visweswara Swami, Sri Devi Bhudevi Sameta, Sri Kamakshi Ammavaru and Sri Prayaga Madhava Swami.

Sri Bedi Anjaneyaswami Temple
Sri Bedi Anjaneyaswami Temple which is situated in Sannidhi Street exists merely opposite to Sri Varahaswami temple lying in the north eastern banks of Swami Pushkarini, Tirumala. This long familiar temple has the idol of deity god Lord Hanuman. This legendary holy shrine was built as per the Vishnavite tradition expressing the idol hands joining the model of postulation. Special abhishekam and poojas are made every Sunday.

Sri Chennakesavaswami Temple
The blessed Sri Chennakesavaswami temple is situated in the village of Tallapaka. The temple is situated some 100 kilometers away from Tirumala. This far-famed temple is the birth place of Sri Annamacharya, the Sankeertana Acharyulu who was birthed to Lakkamamba and Sri Narayanasuri. Records say that the temple was built some 1000 years before under the rule of the Matti Raja.

Sri Govindarajaswami Temple
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple is one of the best worship places in Tirumala. The Lord Sri Govindarajaswami is the senior big brother of the Lord Balaji. This far-famed temple was build by the Saint Ramanujacharya during the 1130 AD.

Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple
While visiting Tirumala, you can make an insight to the sacred holy shrine - Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami temple. This worship place is located in Narayanavanam, which is some 40 kilometers away Tirupati. This place is popularly known and holds the legendary mark, as the Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi – the female offspring of Akasa Maharaja, got wed knot.

Sri Kapileswaraswami Temple
The only temple that is purely dedicated to Lord Shiva is the Sri Kapileswaraswami Temple, which is situated in Tirupati. This holy worship place is in the foot hills of Tirumala. All important festivals such as Vinayaka Chathurthi, Maha Shivaratri and Annabhishekam and Brahmotsavam are being carried out here. Another striking feature of this teertham is that, it has a divine waterfall known as Kapila Teertham.

Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple
Sri Kodanadaramaswami temple is located in Tirumala and this is the most prominent and outstanding temple which was built by a Chola King in the 10th Century. This familiar temple is dedicated to Lord Ram and following it, the deities of Lord Lakshman and Goddess Sita are present here. Stories say that the almighty Lord Rama along with his Goddess Sita and Laskhman made their stay sometime in this temple while their comeback from Ceylon. The Garbhagriha of this temple has the statute of Lord Rama in the center having Goddess Sita to his right and Lord Lakshman to his left. Devotees visit the temple and make special prayers for good fortune.

Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple is situated some 5 kilometers away from Tirumala lies in the area of Alamelumangapuram. This blessed temple is dedicated to Goddess Sri Padmavathi Devi. Statements say that visiting Tirumala will be absolutely procreative by taking the first visit to this Padmavathi temple. This temple is an outstanding attraction in Tirumala.

Sri Prasanna Venkateswaraswami Temple
This is a very old worship place, which is being located in Appalayangunta, where people have to travel around a distance of about 14 kilometers in the districts of Chittor, Tirumala. This legendary temple was constructed under the rule of Karvetingaram Rajas. Pilgrims can see the deity Venkateshwara in nshrines and following this, the temple is also dedicated to the deity god Padmavathi and Sri Andal and Lord Hanuman.

Sri Varahaswami Temple
Sri Varahaswami Temple is situated in the northern face of the Venkateshwara Temple in Tirumala. This temple lies in the banks Swami Pushkarini and moreover this famous temple holds good history and secrets. The moolavar shrine of the temple is Sri Varaha Narashimhar.

Sri Vari Museum
Generally, people love to make a visit to Museum. While you take a trip to Tirumala, you can make a visit to the Sri Vari Museum. This familiar museum is situated some few kilometers from Tirumala. Tourists making their visit to Tirumala will mostly make their visit to Sri Vari Museum! You can spend your leisure and pass time by making a relaxing visit to these Vari Museum. This Vari Museum will never be closed on any days, so pilgrims can easily visit the place when the reach Tirumala. Moreover, you never need to spend any more pennies for entry tickets. Withal, it is merely very simple as you can travel easily to reach the place.