Tirupati is located in the distance of 67 km from Chittoor district. The temple is famous for its mesmerizing architecture and festivals. The perfect time to visit the temple is between October to March. Tirumala Tirupati Balaji Travels arranges the best booking packages which ranges from Tirupati Balaji package from Chennai / Tirupati Package from Bangalore. Along with which we also afford Shirdi Tour package from Chennai / Tirupati car rental from Chennai.
- A Sacred Shrine
Considered to be the most sanctified and the plushest temple in the world, Tirupati temple is set in the town of Tirumala. The shrine is well known as Tirupati Balaji Temple, it is a foremost pilgrim centre in south India. Further, Tirupati focuses on various other attractions of this place. But the antique and famous temple of Sri Venkateswara, elu kondala vada is worth a visit.
The temple is positioned on the hill of Tirumala. It is a composite of seven hills known as Seshachalam or Venkatachalam which measures a height of 853m (2,800ft.) above sea level. The temple vaunts a vivacious and colourful culture that speaks volumes about its magnificent past. It is an imperative pilgrimage centre, where devotees wait for very long hours just to get a glimpse of the reigning deity.
- Highlight of the Temple
The temple is renowned to be the most prevalent and largely visited temple situated in India. Being set up on the 7th hill of Tirumala, it is been climbed by the pilgrims, which is the most tiring task. It is told that devotees leave bags of diamonds at the feet of Sree Venkateswara. Devotees herd this temple in large numbers. In fact there are lines divided into two, to move in to the temple. One is a line that is free of cost, where you don’t have to pay anything to view the deity. But, the second line takes lesser time to have a glimpse of the deity. For this you will have to pay an amount of 50 as fee.
- Temple Architecture
The ancient Tirupati temple holds a splendid architecture constructed with the world renowned Dravidian style. The gopuram of this temple is the main highlight of Tirupati. The ‘Vimana’ named as “Ananda Nilayam” is positioned right on top of the sanctum sanctorum which is completely veiled with gold plating. The image of the deity present in the temple signifies both Lord Vishnu and Shiva. Our Tirupati package from Bangalore / One day tirupati tour package from Chennai cover up all the darshan that takes place in the temple.
A Day At Tirupati Tirumala
A day at Tirupati Tirumala temple starts with morning ‘Suprabhatam’ which signifies the awakening of the Lord early in the morning that is 3’oclock. The day comes to an ends with the ‘Ekanta Seva’ which signifies making the Lord to sleep at around 1 o’clock in the night. Prayers in the form of shlokas ‘Sevas’ and ‘Utsavams’ which are offered daily, weekly and in periodical basis to the Lord. Devotees who wish to pay their homage to the Lord can offer it by lending a small amount for the Sevas or Utsavams performed on their name. The gifts and donations given to the deity by the devotees, is known as ‘Hundi’. If you wish to pay homage at an affordable cost choose One day Tirupati package trip from Chennai/ Tirupati Bus Package from Bangalore.
Tirupati Tirumala Balaji Temple celebrates a number of festivals but the ‘Brahmotsavam’ festival is the annual festival which is particularly and splendidly celebrated. This festival is celebrated lavishly for nine days every year in the month of September. The Garudostavam and Rathotavam ritual takes place on the 5th and 6th day of the festival. Thousands and thousands of people overflow in Tirupati during this Brahmotsavam festival. We also arrange accommodation and travelling facilities during this festival with our Tirupati Balaji package from Bangalore / Tirupati Balaji package from Chennai.