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  • SRI KALYANA VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE | 01-03-2021 TO 10-03-2021 | Srinivasa Mangapuram Annual Brahmotsavams - 2021 1st Mar – Senadipathi Ustavam, Ankurarpanam 2nd Mar – Dwajarohanam, Peddasesha Vahanam 3rd Mar – Chinna Sesha vahanam, Hamsa Vahanam 4th Mar – Simha Vahanam, Muthyapu Pandiri Vahanam 5th Mar – Kalpavriksha Vahanam, Sarvabhupala Vahanam 6th Mar – Pallaki Ustavam (Mohini avataram), Garuda Vahanam 7th Mar – Hanumantha Vahanam, Vasantotsavam , Gaja Vahanam 8th Mar – Suryaprabha Vahanam, Chandra Prabha Vahanam 9th Mar – Rathotsavam, Aswa Vahanam 10th Mar – Chakra Snanam , Dwaja Avarohanam.
  • SRI KAPILESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE | 03-03-2021 TO 13-03-2021 | Sri Kapileswara Swamy Vari Brahmotsavams 2021 3rd Mar – Vinayaka Swamy on Mushika Vahanam , Ankurarapanam 4th Mar : Dwajarohanam , Hamsa Vahanam 5th Mar : Suryaprabha Vahanam, ChandraPrabha Vahanam 6th Mar : Butha Vahanam, Simha Vahanam 7th Mar : Makara Vahanam, Sesha Vahanam 8th Mar : AdhikaraNandi Vahanam, Tiruchi Ustavam 9th Mar : Vagyra Vahanam, Gaja Vahanam 10th Mar : Kalpavriksha Vahanam, Aswa Vahanam 11th Mar : Rathotsavam, Nandi Vahanam(Maha Shivaratri) 12th Mar : Purushamruga Vahanam, Kalyanotsavam , Tiruchi Ustavam 13th Mar : Trisulasnanam, Ravansura vahanam, Dwajavarohanam.
  • SRI BHRAMARAMBA MALLIKARJUNA SWAMY TEMPLE | 04-03-2021 TO 14-03-2021 | Srisailam Maha Shivaratri Brahmotsavams - 2021 March 4th : Ankurarpanam & Dwajarohanam March 5th : Brungi Vahana Seva March 6th : Hamsa Vahana seva March 7th : Mayuri Vahana Seva March 8th : Ravana Vahana Seva March 9th : PusphaPallaki Seva March 10th : Gaja Vahanam March 11th : Mahashivaratri, Prabotsavam, Nandi Vahana Seva , Lingodbhava Maha Rudrabhishekam, Pagalkarna, Kalyanotsavam March 12th : Rathotsavam,Teppotsavam March 13th : Purnahuthi,Vasantotsavam,Dwajarohana March 14th : Aswa Vahanam,Sayanotsavam, Phuspotsavam.
  • SRI KALAHASTHEESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE | 06-03-2021 TO 19-03-2021 | BRAHMOTSAVAMS OF SRI KALAHASTHEESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE 2021: 6th March – Bhakta Kanappa Dwajarohanam, 7th March – Swamivari Dwajarohanam, 8th March – Rendava Tirunallu (Bhuta Ratri), 9th March – Mudava Tirunallu (Gandarwa Ratri), 10th March - Nalugava Tirunallu (Naga Ratri), 11th March – Mahashivaratri, Nandi Seva, Lingodbavam, 12th March – Rathotsavam (Morning), Brahma Ratri ,Teppotsavam(Night), 13th March – Shivaparvatula Kalyanam (Skanda Ratri), 14th March – Sabhapati Kalyanam (Ananda Ratri), 15th March – Giri Pradakshina (Rushi Ratri), 16th March – Theertavari, Dwajavarohanam, 17th March – Pallaki seva (Night), 18th March – Ekanta Seva, 19th March – Abhishekam, Nityotsavam.
  • SRI MADURAI MEENAKSHI TEMPLE | 15-04-2021 TO 30-04-2021 | Madurai Chithirai Festival 2021 : Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwar Thiruvizha Schedule Dates - Thiru Kalyanam. April 15th - Chithrai Thiruvizha Kodiyetram (Flag hoisting) - Karpaga Vriksha , Simha Vahanam. April 16th - Bootha, Anna Vahanam. April 17th - Kailasa Parvadham, Kamadhenu Vahanam. April 18th - Thanga Pallakku. April 19th - Vedar Pari Leelai, Thanga Guthirai Vahanam. April 20th - Saiva Samaya Sthabitha Varalatru Leelai, Rishaba Vahanam. April 21st - Nantheekeshwarar, Yaali Vahanam. April 22nd - Sree Meenakshi Pattabhishekam, Velli Simhasana Ula. April 23rd - Sree Meenakshi Digvijayam, Indra Vimana Ula. April 24th - Sree Meenkashi Sundareshwar Thirukalyanam(Celestial Wedding),Yaanai Vahanam - Puspha Pallaku. April 25th - Thiru Ther - Therottam (Ratha Ustavam), Sapthavarna Chapram. April 26th - Theertham, Velli Virutchaba Seva April 27th - Sri Kallazhagar Vaigai Aatril Ezhuntharural - 1000 Ponsaprathudan, Night Saithyobacharam at Vandiyur. April 28th - Thirumalirunsolai Sri Kal Azhagar - Vandiyur Thenur Mandapam, Sesha Vahanam, Garuda Vahanam, Moksham For Manduga Maharishi, Dasavathara Katchi at Ramarayar Mandapam at Night. April 29th - Mohana Avatharam, Night Kallazhagar Thiru Kollam in Puspha Pallaku at Mysore Mandapam. April 30th - Sri Kal Azhagar Thirumalai Eluntharural.

SRI KALYANA VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE

Srinivasa Mangapuram, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

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God

The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Venkateswara, a form of Vishnu and is referred to as Kalyana Venkateswara. He faces West direction. Lord Venkateswara Swamy idol is 9 1/2 feet tall. He is in standing posture with four hands with left two hands one in varada mudra and one holding chakra and right two hands one in kati mudra and the other holding shanka.

Goddess

Goddesses Sridevi and Bhoodevi are consorts of Lord Venkateswara Swamy.

Interesting Facts

  • A devotee who takes part in the Kalyanotsavam and ties a ‘Kappu’ on their hand, can find their best, most beloved life-partner or find new happiness from their existing relationship.
  • Srinivasamangapuram is situated on the banks of River Kalyani which is a tributary of the River Swarnamukhi.
  • According to Vaikhanasa Bhagavat Sasthram Lord Venkateswara's idol is 'Sthanaka Yoga Viraha Murthy'. Sthanaka means standing, Yoga means the idol is mainly for Rishis who wish to attain mukthi, Viraha means without Sanka and Chakra.

Best Season To Visit

The best season to visit Tirupati is Winter season. The best months to visit are September to February.

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
APSRTC BUS STAND, Tirupati
16.3 KM 0877-2289907
Tirupati Railway Station
14.3 KM 0877-2225810
Tirupati International Airport
33 KM 0877-2275354

Architecture

The location where the Lord stayed with his bride became a holy shrine and acquired the name, Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy temple. The temple is facing an East direction with Dravidian Style of Architecture. Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple consists of 5 tier Raja Gopuram.

The Temple is situated in a big courtyard surrounded by a prakara wall and faces the East. The only entrance into the prakara in the East is surmounted by a Gopuram. As per the inscriptions on the temple, it is said that the grandson of Sri Annamacharya, Sri Tallapaka Chinna Tirumala Acharya had renovated this temple during 16th century. It was maintained by the Tallapaka Family over a long period of time. Later it came under the administration of Archaeological department, Government of India. Finally in 1967, it came under the control of TTD.

Temple has a Ardha Mandapa and Maha Mandapa, constructed square in plan with pillars and pilasters. These contain Toranas of Gaja(Elephant), Simha(Lion), Makara(Crocodile) with squarish base, hectagonal and circular parts above along with Pushpapothikas, Lotus Buds and Friezes.

 

Religious Significance

After celebrating his marriage with Goddess Padmavathi, Lord Venkateswara did not return to Tirumala Hills, but instead he visited the Sage Agastya Ashram to seek blessings. Over the wish of Sage Agastya, Lord Venkateswara along with his consort stayed at his Ashram which has now become the famous temple. The divine couple stayed here for six months. While returning to the Tirumala Temple, Lord Venkateswara blessed the place with two boons.

1. The newlyweds and elderly who are not able to visit Tirumala can get the same benefits through visiting Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

2. A devotee who takes part in the Kalyanotsavam and ties a ‘Kappu’ on their hand, can find their best, most beloved life-partner or find new happiness from their existing relationship.

History

Temple was constructed by King Thondaman in 14th - 16th century, however it is believed that ancient temple’s destruction took place in 1324, during the reign of Sultans.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 05:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Darshanam Details

Darshanam Price Estimated Time Entrance From
Special entrance 5.00 30 mins

Sevas

Suprabatham
All Days
05:00 - 05:30
1
Adults
30 Mins
10.00/ Person
Thomala seva
All Days
06:30 - 08:30
1
Adults
2 Hrs 30 Mins
10.00/ Person
Sahasranama archana
All Days
07:30 - 08:00
1
Adults
30 Mins
10.00/ Person
Nitya abhishekam
All Days
11:00 - 12:00
1 Hr 30 Mins
Arjitha brahmotsavam
All Days
12:30 - 13:00
2
Adults
30 Mins
100.00/ Person
Archana & Harathi
All Days
05:30 - 06:00
30 Mins
Ekantha seva
All Days
20:00 - 20:30
1
Adults
30 Mins
5.00/ Person
Ashtottara sata kalasa abhishekam
Wednesday
09:30 - 10:30
2
Adults
1 Hr 30 Mins
516.00/ Person
Tiruppavada seva
Wednesday
09:30 - 10:00
1
Adults
30 Mins
516.00/ Person
Abhishekam
Friday
06:00 - 07:00
1
Adults
1 Hr 30 Mins
500.00/ Person
Vastralankara seva
Friday
06:00 - 07:00
2
Adults
1 Hr 30 Mins
7000.00/ Person

Pooja

Swarna pushparchana
Tuesday
05:00 - 05:30
1 Hr 30 Mins

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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
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Local Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Local Transport 5 KM 9546858757
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Mystical Trek along with tier wise Water pools alongside the Trek

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Srinivasa Mangapuram, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

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