Tirupati Govindaraja Swamy Temple Plavotsavam (Theppotsavam)

Govindarajaswamy Temple in Tirupati

Tirupati Govindaraja Swamy Temple Plavotsavam (Teppotsavam) is float festival observed during Magha Pournami, Full Moon day in Magha Masam as per Telugu calendar. In 2023, Govindaraja Swamy Temple Teppotsavam begins on 30 January and ends on 5 February. Here is the detailed schedule… 30 January 2023 – Sri Kodandarama swamy vari Theppotsavam (5 Rounds) 31 […]

Tirupati Balaji and Tirupati Laddu

Do we ever know that the great Tirupati Balaji himself was very fond of eating Laddus! As per ancient legend, when Lord Vishnu took the form of Lord Venkateswara, and while he was staying in the hut of his foster mother Vahulamalika, he used to eat lot of Laddus, made out of pure cow ghee! […]

Akasa Ganga Theertham, Tirumala

Akasa Ganga Tirumala

Akasa Ganga is a popular water falls which lies at the bottom of the holy Tirumala Hills. Whoever visits Tirumala for having the darshan of Lord Venkateshwara, must have to necessarily visit this waterfall which provides water for the Lord’s holy bath. This sacred water falls was mentioned even in the Vedas, and it is […]

Significance of Tirumala Tirupati Temple

Lord Venkateswara Temple of Tirumala, which is situated in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India, is an ancient temple of Lord Venkateshwara, which is believed to have been existed just after the start of this Kaliyuga. Many ancient kings and queens were repaired and renovated this wonderful temple, and also donated lot of lands in […]

10 Richest Temples in India | List of Ten Richest Indian Temples

With the latest discovery of over 1 lakh crore treasures in Thiruvananthapuram Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple of Kerala, the list of the richest temples in India has become the buzzword in the internet. Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple tops the list with huge treasures found in the underground cellars of the temple by proving again that Lord Vishnu […]

Abhaya Hastam | Ultimate Blessing Posture of Hindu Deities

Abhayahasta also called as Abhayamudra means protecting us and consoling us by the almighty through hand posture. We can find in most of the temples that the deities would appear in the form of blessing posture, which means, they are willing to protect us from all sorts of problems in our lives, and also they […]

Tirupati Kapileshwara Swamy Temple Theppotsavam 2023 (Plavotsavam)

Theppotsavam (Plavotsavam) observed in Tirupati Kapileshwara Swamy Temple is one of the jubilant festivals of the temple. In 2022, it begins on 1 January and ends on 6 January. Tirupati Kapileshwara Swamy Temple Theppotsavam is celebrated in Dhanurmasam Panchahnika Utsavams. Here is the detailed schedule Sunday, 1 January 2023 – Sri Vighneshwara, Chandrashekhara Swamy vari Teppotsavam […]

TTD’s Subhapradam from May 27 to June 2, 2019

TTD’s Subhapradam from May 27 to June 2, 2019… Shubhapradam, the unique annual summer training program to promote awareness on Sanatana Hindu dharma among students of 7,8,9 classes mulled by TTD will commence from May 27- June 2 this year. This program was launched in 2012 aimed to introduce the young minds to the significance […]

Vaikunta Ekadasi Live Online from Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam

Vaikunta Ekadasi is one of the major festivals celebrated at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam. It is also popular as Mukkoti Ekadasi. In 2022, Vaikunta Ekadasi date is January 13 as per TTD. TTD celebrates Vaikunta Ekadasi and Vaikunta Dwadasi with utmost fervor among huge fair of devotees come all across India, mainly Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, […]

9 Most Famous Temples in India You Must Visit

Here is the list of 9 Most Famous Temples in India you must visit. Vaishnodevi Temple in Jammu & Kashmir, Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, Kamakhya Temple in Assam, Mahabodhi Temple in Bihar, Akshardham Temple in New Delhi, Somnath Temple in Gujarat, Puri Jagannath Temple in Odisha, Tirupati Venkateshwara Swamy Temple in Andhra Pradesh and […]

TTD Brahmotsavam 2016, Navaratri Brahmotsavam at Tirumala Tirupati Temple

Venkateshwara Swamy Tirumala Tirupati Balaji

Brahmotsavam, a jubilant 9-day festival during Navaratri in Tirumala Tirupati Temple, begins with Ankurarpana and Dwajarohanam (Flag hoisting). In 2016, TTD Brahmotsavam during Navaratri begins on October 2 and ends on October 11. Garuda Vahana seva is the major attraction during the 9-day Brahmotsavam festival. In 2016, Garuda Vahanotsavam date is 7 October. The list of […]

Ugadi Asthanam at Tirumala Tirupati Srivari Temple

Lord Balaji at Tirumala Tirupati Temple

To invite ‘Ugadi Lakshmi’, the Tirumala Tirupati Srivari Temple (TTD), is getting ready. The temple is decked with colourful flower garlands, electric lights, green tents, rangoli designs (Muggulu), in order to welcome the Durmukhi Nama Samvatsaram (2016-2017 Hindu Year). In 2016, Ugadi festival date is April 8. It is to note that, Ugadi marks the beginning […]

Tiruppavai Recital at Tirumala Temple during Dhanurmasam

In view of the holy month of Dhanur masam commencing from December 16 at 11:47pm,  the daily awakening ritual  of Suprabatham will be replaced  with traditional Tiruppavai in the Srivari temple from December 17 onwards. The practice of recitation of Tiruppavai in Srivari temple during this month is an age old tradition in the Vaikhanasa […]

Tirupati Kapileshwara Swamy Temple Brahmotsavam 2015

Tirupati Kapileshwara Swamy Temple Brahmotsavam is held in Magha Masam as per Telugu calendar. In 2015, Kapileshwara Swamy Brahmotsavam begins on 9th February and ends on 19 February. Here is the detailed schedule..  9 February 2015 Morning – Night – Vinayaka swamy Ankurarpana on Mooshika vahanam 10 February 2015 Morning – Pallaki utsavam, Dhwajarohanam Night […]

Swami Pushkarini Theertham in Tirumala Tirupati, Mukkoti Theertham

Swami Pushkarini Theertham is one of the Mukkoti theerthams in Tirumala Tirupati. This is the most auspicious theertham among all seven divine tanks (Saptha theerthams). It is situated in North East side of Lord Venkateshwara temple. It is believed as the ‘Swamini (the most auspicious) hence it is called Swami Pushkarini. In Swami Pushkarini Theertham, […]

Koil Alwar Thirumanjanam for Navaratri Brahmotsavam in Tirumala Tirupati Temple

Koil Alwar Thirumanjanam for Navaratri Brahmotsavam in Tirumala Tirupati Temple – In 2014, Brahmotsavam Koil Alwar Thirumanjanam date is September 23, Tuesday. Navaratri Brahmotsavam begins on September 6th and ends on October 4. Koil Alwar Thirumanjanam in Tirumala Tirupati Temple is performed as a prelude to all major festival celebrations such as Ugadi, Anivara Asthanam, Brahmotsavams […]

Changes in Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Darshan during Brahmotsavam

Venkateshwara Kalyanotsavam

Changes in Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Darshan during Navratri Brahmotsavam 2014.. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams is all set to effect changes in the darshan patterns during the nine-day annual Brahmotsavam slated between September 26 and October 4 at Tirumala. In view of the heavy influx of devotees expected to throng the Tirumala hill shrine during the festivities, […]

TTD’s Water Saving Measures

TTD’s Water Saving Measures – Tirumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju instructed the officials of TTD to take up wide publicity and bring awareness among the visiting pilgrims during this summer vacation to carefully use every drop of water in Tirumala. A four-hour long review meeting with Water Works department of Engineering Wing took place […]

Adbutha Shanti Vedaprayanam concludes in Tirumala Temple

The three-day Adbutha Shanti Vedaprayanam aimed at appeasing the Lord to bestow prosperity and peace on the universe concluded in Srivari temple on Sunday on a religious note. This vedic recitation went off between 8.30am to 10.30am during these three days starting from April 18 in the Kalyanotsava Mandapam at Sampangi Prakaram and conlcuded on […]

TTD to prepare a Calendar of Dharmic Events?

To enhance the Hindu Dharmic activities taken up by TTD, there is need to bring out an annual calendar of dharmic events said EO Sri M G Gopal. Reviewing the all projects operating under the aegis of TTD, the TTD EO on Wednesday said, the activities of TTD should reach the remote villages and for […]