Devotional, Karimnagar, National, Telangana

All set for one-day mini-Brahmotsavams (Ratha sapthami) at Tirumala on February 16

Sri Malayappa Swamy to ride on sevan vahanams

Srivani darshan through Vaikuntam-2 complex to devotees without time slot tokens

CVSO Narasimha Kishore and SP Mallika Garg inspect security arrangements

TIRUMALA, FEBRUARY 14, 2024: TTD has made extensive arrangements for the ‘Ratha Sapthami’ also known as ‘Surya Jayanti’ and termed as Mini or one-day Brahmotsavam on February 16 and Sri Venkateswara will bless devotees on seven Vahana sevas on a single day.

The TTD has installed sun shades in the galleries of Mada Street surrounding the temple and Akhandaam besides cool paints on the sacred path besides colourful Rangoli. All arrangements are made for time to time. Supply of Sambar rice, Pongal, Pulihora besides buttermilk, drinking water, tea, coffee and milk to Devotes in the galleries from morning to evening.

Privileged darshans cancelled

Excepting protocol VIPs all other privileged Darshan to senior citizens, challenged persons, parents with infants etc. have been suspended on that day. SSD tokens will not be issued at Tirupati from February 15-17 for the benefit of common devotees and devotees could take Srivari Darshan directly through  Vaikuntam Queue Complex-2.

Devotees with ₹300 tickets are advised that if they do not observe time slot, they will be allowed for Srivari Darshan only through Vaikunta-2.

From  February 14-16, room allocations will be made through the CRO counters only and the counters at MBC, TBC will be shut down on these days. In addition to four lakh laddu buffer stock, another 4 lakhs is maintained for devotees benefit.


Sri Malayappa Swamy blesses devotees first on Surya Prabha Vahanam 5.30- 8am, Chinna Sesha Vahanam 9.00am and 10.00 am, Garuda Vahanam 11.00-12.00 noon, Hanumanta Vahanam 1.00-2.00 pm, Chakra Snanam at 2.00-3.00 pm, Kalpavruksha Vahanam 4.00-5.00 pm, Sarva Bhoopala Vahanam 6.00-7.00 pm and finally  Chandra Prabha Vahanam  8.00-9. 00 pm. All Vahana Sevas will be live telecast by SVBC for the sake of global devotees.


In view of day day-long festivities of Ratha Sapthami celebrations attended has cancelled all arjita Sevas at Srivari temple like Kalyanotsavam, Unjal Seva, Brahmotsavam, Shasra Dipalankra Sevas. Similarly, all Suprabatham, Tomala, Archana Sevas will be held in Ekantham.


On Tuesday evening the TTD  CVSO Sri Narasimha Kishore and Tirupati district SP Mallika Garg inspected the security arrangements at the entry and exit gates of galleries of Mada streets and made several valuable suggestions to vigilance and police officers on parking and traffic management.

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