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  • SRI VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE | 18-09-2020 TO 24-11-2020 | BRAHMOTSAVAMS OF SRI VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE: ¦¦ 18-09-2020 Evening Ankurarpanam, 19-09-2020 Morning Dwajarohanam Evening Pedda Sesha Vahanam, 20-09-2020 Morning Chinna SeshaVahanam Evening Hamsa Vahanam, 21-09-2020 Morning Simha Vahanam Evening Mutyapu Pandiri Vahanam, 22-09-2020 Morning Kalpavriksha Vahanam Evening Sarva Bhupala Vahanam, 23-09-2020 Morning Mohini Avataram Evening Garuda Vahanam, 24-09-2020 Morning Hanumantha Vahanam Evening Swarna Ratham,Gaja Vahanam, 25-09-2020 Morning Suryaprabha Vahanam Evening ChandraPrabha Vahanam, 26-09-2020 Morning Rathosavam Evening Aswa Vahanam, 27-09-2020 Morning ChakraSnanam Evening Dwaja Avarohanam || 15-10-2020 Ankurarpana, 16-10-2020 Dwajarohanam Golden Tiruchi Ustavam Pedda sesha Vahanam, 17-10-2020 Chinna Sesha Vahanam & Hamsa Vahanam, 18-10-2020 Simha Vahanam Mutyapu Pandiri Vahanam, 19-10-2020 Kalpavriksha Vahanam Sarva Bhupala Vahanam, 20-10-2020 Mohini Avataram Garuda Vahanam, 21-10-2020 Hanumantha Vahanam Pushpaka Vimanam Gaja Vahanam, 22-10-2020 Surya Prabha Vahanam Chandra Prabha Vahanam, 23-10-2020 Rathotsavam Aswa Vahanam, 24-10-2020 Chakra Snanam Dwajavarohanam ¦¦
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  • SRI PADMAVATHI DEVI TEMPLE | 11-11-2020 TO 19-11-2020 | BRAHMOTSAVAMS OF SRI PADMAVATHI DEVI TEMPLE: ¦¦ Brahmotsavam 11-11-2020 Morning Vahanam: Dwajarohanam Evening Vahanam: Chinna Sesha Vahanam Seva, 12-11-2020 Morning Vahanam: Pedha Sesha Vahanam Seva Evening Vahanam: Hamsa Vahana seva, 13-11-2020 Morning Vahanam: Muthupandal Vahanam Seva Evening Vahanam: Simha Vahanam Seva, 14-11-2020 Morning Vahanam: Kalpa Vriksha Vahana Seva Evening Vahanam: Hanuman Vahanam Seva,15-11-2020 Morning Vahanam: Pallaku Utsavam Seva Evening Vahanam: Gaja Vahanam Seva, 16-11-2020 Morning Vahanam: Sarva Bhupala Vahanam Seva Evening Vahanam: Golden Chariot, Garuda Vahanam Seva, 17-11-2020 Morning Vahanam: Suriya Praba Vahanam Seva Evening Vahanam: Chandra Prabha Vahana Seva, 18-11-2020 Morning Vahanam::Rathotsavam Seva (Car Festival) Evening Vahanam – Ashva Vahanam Seva, 19-11-2020 Morning Vahanam::Chakra Snanam, Panchami Teertham Evening Vahanam: Dwaja Avarohanam ¦¦

PRASANNA VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE

Appalayagunta, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

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God

The presiding deity of this temple is Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu facing East direction. Here the Lord idol is 7 feet high with Four arms, the upper two arms hold Shanka and Chakra while the lower hands portrays “Abhaya mudra” and “Varada mudra”.

Goddess

Sri Padmavathi, Sri Andalamma shrines are in temple courtyard. They are consorts of Lord Venkateswara Swamy. Sri Padmavathi idol is 3ft in sitting position with 4 hands, located at left side of main deity. Sri Andalamma idol is standing position with 2 hands, located at right side of main deity. The idol of Sri Andal Ammavaru was installed by Lord Brahma in this temple.

Interesting Facts

  • Gold ornaments will be brought from Tirumala during Brahmosthavam.

Best Season To Visit

The best season to visit Appalyagunta is the Winter season. The best months to visit are October to March.

Weather

Highest - March to July (42 °C during day and 20 °C during night)Average - May (40 °C during day and 20 °C during night)Lowest - November to February (27 °C during day and 18 °C during night)Monsoon season - August to November

Dress Code

  • For men the dress code is Shirt & Trouser, Dhoti or Pyjamas with upper cloth.
  • For women the preferred dress code is saree or half-saree with blouse or chudidhar with pyjama and upper cloth.
  • These rules are applicable for foreigners also. Shorts, mini-skirts, middies, sleeveless tops, low-waist jeans and short-length T-shirts are not allowed.

Do's & Dont's

  • Do bathe and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do respect ancient customs and co-piligrims while at temple.
  • Smoking and drinking is prohibited in temple premises.
  • Chewing betel leaves, tobacco, gutka and spitting inside temple is strictly prohibited.

transport connections

Name Distance Contact Number
A.P.S.R.T.C. BUS STAND, Tirupati
13 KM 0877-2289907
Tirupati Railway Station
13 KM 0877-2225810
Tirupati International Airport
21 KM 0877-2275354

Architecture

Lord Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy with "ABHAYA HASTA" here, So this temple named as Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy. The temple is Dravidian style of architecture and faces East direction. The temple consists of a 3 tier gopuram with 5 kalasas. Temple has 2 prakarams (temple walls), Wooden Dhwaja Stambham with copper plates with Gold covering on it. Temple contains two mandapas that is Mukha mandapam, Garuda mandapam. Garuda mandapam hosts a beautiful idol of Garuda joining his hands with obedience and is seen facing the Lord’s idol. One more prakaram (corridor) is located around 10 feet inside main prakaram.

Temple pond named Amruta Sarovaram is infront of the temple. Temple is built with Granite stone and deity is made of Saligrama Sila.

Religious Significance

This is the place where the Lord Venkateswara Swamy graced the conglomeration of Sri Siddeshwara and other sages on the occasion of his marriage. As the temple was the place for the Lord's union with his consort Sri Padmavathi ammavaru, here he is considered the most pleasant and granting. The pilgrims believe that a glimpse of this Lord will fulfill wish since the Lord is in Abhaya Hasta posture. Another important feature of this ancient temple is the presence of Lord Vayu – Wind God who liberates devotees suffering from chronic diseases. This temple comes under Venkata Chala Mahatyam. 

History

Temple built by Sri Venkata Perumalaraju Brahmadeva Maharaj in 1232 A.D. For every 12 years there will be some renovation. We can see the major contributions of Karveti Nagara Kings in the inscriptions of the temple.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Sevas

Abhishekam
Friday
07:00 - 08:00
1
Adults
1 Hr
30.00/ Person
Unjala Seva
05:30 - 06:30
1 Hr
Suprabatham
05:00 - 06:00
1 Hr
Thomalaseva
06:45 - 07:30
45 Mins
Ekantha Seva
20:45 - 21:00
15 Mins

Pooja

Kalyanotsavam
07:00 - 08:00
2
Adults
15 Mins
300.00/ Person

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Airports

Airport Name Distance
Shamshabad 40 KM
Lorem Ipsum 12 KM

Railway Stations

Railway Station Name Distance
Secunderabad 10 KM
Nampally 12 KM
Begumpet 6 KM
Lingampally 20 KM

Bus Stations

Bus Station Name Distance
MGBS 35 KM
CBS 28 KM
kukatpally 20 KM
Lingampally 30 KM
Uppal 35 KM

Private Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Private Transport 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757

Local Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Local Transport 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757

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Natural stone formation

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Museum SRI VENKETESWARA MUSEUM
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