• SRI VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE | 25-12-2020 TO 25-12-2020 | VAIKUNTA EKADASI - Darshanam in Tirumala is expected to take more time on 25-12-2020 due to Vaikunta Ekadashi.

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
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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Srinivasa Mangapuram, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

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