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Tirumala Temple

Tirumala

Tirumala

Tirumala is the riches pilgrimage centre in the world.  It is the abode of Lord Venkateswara located atop Seshachalam Hills often called as Seven Hills.  The temple of Lord Venkateswara was built by Thondaman King and reformed periodically by Cholas, Pandyas and Vijayanagar.  The Temple rites were formalized by Ramanujacharya in the 11th Century A.D.  These hills are 980 meters above the sea level and is about 10.33 square miles in area.  Tirumala temple is next to Vatican city in Rome in terms of income.

 

Govindarajaswamy Temple

Tirupati

Govindarajaswamy Temple

Sri Govindarajaswamy Temple is an ancient Hindu-Vaishnavite temple situated at the heart of the Tirupati city in Tirupati District of Andhra Pradesh state in India. The temple was built during 12 century and was consecrated in the year 1130 AD by Saint Ramanujacharya. The temple is one of the earliest structures in Tirupati and also one of the biggest temple complex in Tirupati district. The Tirupati (down hill) city is built around this temple. The temple at current is being administered by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams.

Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple

Kapila Theertham

Kapila Theertham

Kapila Theertham is a famous Saivite Temple and Theertham, located at Tirupati. The idol is believed to be installed by Kapila Muni and hence Lord Siva here is referred to as Kapileswara. The temple stands at the entrance to a mountain cave in one of the steep and vertical faces at the foot of the Tirumala hills which are part of Seshachalam Hills, where the waters of the mountain stream fall directly into Temple Pushkarini known as “Kapila Theertham”. A huge stone statue of a seated bull “Nandhi”, Shiva’s steed, greets devotees and passersby at the entrance to the temple

 

 

 


Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Temple

SriPrasannaVenkateswara TempleSri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy Temple is a vaishnavite temple located at Appalayagunta which is 16 km from Tirupati and 82 Km from Chittoor Town and District of Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, referred to as Prasanna Venkateswara. Unlike other typical Venkateswara temples the presiding deity has its right hand in Abhaya posture. This temple was taken over by TTD in the year 1988 and all the rituals are as per the tenets of Vaikhanasa Agama.

 

Tiruchanur sri padmavathi ammavari Temple

PadmavathiAmmavari_TempleTiruchanur also known as Alamelu Mangapuram is home to the temple of Sri Alimelu (Padmavathi), consert of      Sri Venkateswara.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sri Kalahasti Temple

SRIKALAHASTI TEMPLE

Srikalahasthi is located on the banks of river Swarnamukhi.  It is one of the important Saiva Kshetras  of South India.  The name of the place Srikalahasthi comes from three animals Sri (Spider), Kala (Snake) and Hathi (Elephant) who worshipped shiva and gained salvation here.