Unbelievable facts of Tirupati Temple

Tirupati Balaji temple sited upon the hills of Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh is an historic and one of the wealthiest temples present in India. The Tirupati devasthanam consists of 7hills namely Neeladri, Anjanadri, Vrishabhadri, Garudadri, Seshadri, Narayanadri, and Venkatadri. The chief temple of Tirumala is situated on the 7th hill called Venkatadri. Lord Sri Venkateswara, who is also known as Govinda and Balaji, is the governing deity of the holy Tirumala shrine. And there are certain facts that are unbelievable and not revealed but we have unleashed it below have a dig!!

  • To the right side of the Mahadwaram (main door of the temple), a stick that was used by Ananthaalvar to beat Balaji Swamy is kept even today. Ananthatalvar bet the Swamy on his chin during Swamy’s childhood, which was bleeding with blood and was treated with sandalwood. Thereafter the practice of applying the paste of sandalwood on Swamy’s chin began.

  • It is been told that there is real hair present on the idol of Lord Venkateshwara kept in the sanctum and it is said that this hair is always left silky smooth and is tangle free.

  • When a small portion of hair went missing on swami’s scalp after beaten by a shepherd, Gandharva princess, Neela Devi chopped of a portion of her hair and got it implanted on swami’s head. Impressed with her sacrifice Lord promised her that his devotees who come to his temple should offer their hair to him and it should be collected by the princess.

  • There is an undisclosed village by the temple, approximately 23 Kms far from the temple in Tirumala town, where no outsiders are allowed other than the people of the village. The people are told to be living following strict practices and traditions. It is only from this village that all the milk, ghee, butter, flowers is obtained for the God.

  • When someone expires how one doesn’t look behind and lights the fire, similar to that, the flowers detached from the idol are flung into the water fall behind the idol. The pujaris don’t look behind for the entire day. All the flowers disposed can be seen coming floating at Verpedu found on the go to kalahasti.

  • The main statue seems to be standing in the centre of the sanctorum. But, actually, it is placed at the right corner of the sanctorum. This can be seen by standing outside.

  • The oil diyas that are lighted in the front of the idol is said to be lit from thousands of years. It is said that the lamps are never ever put off and nobody exactly knows from who and when these lamps were lit.

  • During 1800’s, the temple is said to be shut for 12 years. A King of those times is believed to have punished 12 people through assassination and hanged them on the temple’s wall for doing illegal thing in the temple.

  • Every morning at 4:30 am after the Abhisheka is made with water, milk along with other dravayam, sweat is seen in the form of water particles on the idol’s body, which is been cleaned off with silk cloth. On every Thursday when the adornments are detached before bath it is said that it is warm.

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