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Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday visited the Tirumala temple

12-Jan-2018 in Current Affairs > State
  • Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday visited the Tirumala temple

Know All about Tirumala temple

  • The Holy hills of Tirumala houses the world famous temple of Lord Venkateswara.
  • Tirumala Hills are part of Seshachalam Hillsrange
  • Tirumala Venkateshwara Temple (Balaji Temple) attract nearly 2 lakh devotees each day. It is the richest temple in the world in terms of donations received and wealth.
  • Venkateswara Temple is a landmark Vaishnavite temple situated in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • The Temple is dedicated to Lord Sri Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu.
  • The temple is also known by other names like Tirumala Temple, Tirupati Temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple.
  • Lord Venkateswara is known by many other names: Balaji, Govinda, and Srinivasa.
  • The Temple is constructed in Dravidian architecture and is believed to be constructed over a period of time starting from 300 AD.
  • The presiding deity, Venkateswara, is in standing posture and faces east in Garbha griha. 

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