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  • 1) What is 300 Rs special entry darshan in Tirupati Tirumala Devasthanam?
    TTD has introduced Special entry darshan tickets to the pilgrims to get fast darshan in Tirumala , Pilgrims those who come Tirupati without booking any sevas. If you are planning to visit Tirupati , special Entry Darshan Tickets will help pilgrim to get Darshan within 1-2 hours , Depends on the crowd Darshan Timing will change.

  • 2) Shall We get special Entry darshan tickets in Tirupati?
    At present, about 6,750 darshan tickets are made available to devotees on a daily basis. While 3,000 tickets (?300 special entry darshan) are made available online, the rest 3,750 tickets are issued offline across the TTD counters at Tirupati.

  • 3) Is wallet/purse allowed While Entering Darshan Queue line?
    Yes. Purse / wallets is allowed in tirumala temple if it doesn’t contain any prohibitory items.Lockers also available in Tirupati.

  • 4) What is Supadam Entry Darshan in Tirumala?
    Supadham Entrance is an special entry to Tirumala Que system for the pilgrim for the Darshan of Lord Sri Venkateswara. Only Special Darshan(NRI, infant child) or Seva Pilgrims only will be Permitted to enter through Supadham Entrance.

  • 5) What are the darshans available in Tirumala?
    Sarvadarshanam, Special Entry Darshan (Seeghra Darshan), Divya Darshan (For People who come by walk), Special Darshan for Physically Disabled & Aged, Infant Darshan, Arjitha Sevas, VIP break Darshan.

  • 6) Is dhoti compulsory in Tirupati to take Balaji Darshan ?
    According to this code, a woman devotee can wear saree or a chudidar with chunni, whereas a male devotee can wear dhoti or lungi with uttareeyam or kurta-pyjama. That is why we have decided to enforce the dress code," the TTD official said.

  • 7) Is there any special darshan for infants in Tirumala?
    It is not necessary to shave head in Tirumala Balaji Mandir premises. It is subject to your wish and fulfilment of your mokkubadi (desire fulfilment). However, it is a traditional practice of local people to give away the hair of their children during the stipulated time.

  • 8) How long does it take to walk to Tirumala?
    Pilgrims desiring to reach Tirumala by foot can use this set of steps. The distance to Tirumala by foot from Alipiri is about 9 km but by Srivari metlu, it is less than 3 km. For a reasonably fit person, it takes only about an hour and a half to walk to Tirumala.

  • 9) Is jeans allowed in Tirupati?
    Men wear dhoti and uttariyam. Other than these traditional dresses, no other outfits like bermudas, T-shirts, jeans, shorts and other Western-style dresses are permitted,".

  • 10) Can we go to Tirupati without booking?
    Yes, Every day Morning at Srinivasa Pilgrimage guest house 300Rs Special entry Tickets are issued . Pilgrim can avail the tickets by Submitting valid id proofs. Here pilgrim need to wait in que atleast 3-4 hours , waiting time can change depends on the crowd.

  • 11) In Kalyanotsavam seva, Single person allowed?
    You will be allowed to attend the seva as a single. Please ensure that you reach there in the traditional attire.

  • 12) How can I avail Suprabhata Seva in Tirumala?
    Tickets for suprabatham is generally booked through online only, the announcement will be given in the websit page regarding the opening date and time before 2 months in advance . mostly the tickets opens at 11.00am on the said date and point to note , the tickets will sold off within 15-20 minutes.

  • 13) What is Netra Darshan?
    This results in the unique posture of Lord where one can witness the peculiar Netra Darshan -where the divine eyes of the main deity can be seen. During other days the wide Namam with which the Lord's forehead is adorned, covers almost half of His eyes.Netra Darshan is only applicable on Thursday.

  • 14) Why Perumal eyes are closed?
    Since the devotees cannot just withstand the powerful radiation emanating from the eyes of the Lord, the eyes are covered on most days excepting on Thursdays when the size of the white mark is relatively smaller enabling the devotees glimpse at the Lord's eyes to an extent.

  • 15) What is special in Tirupati?
    Prasadam (Laddu ) is very famous in Tirupati for pilgrims.

  • 16) What are special arrangements for NRI?
    NRI are permitted to enter the supatam entry Que line for darshan , NRI need to carry their valid passport . visa arrival date should be less than 30 days.

  • 17) Are foreigners allowed in Tirupati?
    Yes allowed , Foreigners are permitted to enter the supatam entry Que line for darshan , Foreigners need to carry their valid passport . visa arrival date should be less than 30 days.

  • 18) What is Unjal Seva in Tirumala?
    Unjal Seva Tickets Availability Dolotsavam is also called as the Unjal Seva. This is one of the daily seva for the Mula Virat. The Unjal Seva ticket holders are managed along with the other paid services queue line at the time of allowing Darshan.

  • 19) What is Archana Seva in Tirumala?
    Archana is one of the most famous seva performed to the moola virat (main diety) of Lord Venkateswara Swamy. Archana is also called as 'Sahasranamarchana'(1008 glorious names of Lord). It is performed everyday, the devotees are allowed to participate in this seva by paying requisite amount of Rs. 220.

  • 20) Are phones allowed in Tirupati?
    No Mobile phones and Cameras not allowed inside the darshan . Pilgrim can keep their Belongings in the locker.

  • 21) In How many Days prior Booking need to confimed?
    Pilgrim can confirm before 15-10 days . If the pilgrim books package beforea day or before 2 days means we will be booking the tatkal tickets.

  • 22) How old is Padmavathi Travels ?
    More than 10+ years. Started in 2008 as padmavathi Travels till now running successfully. Padmavathi Travels started with one branch in Anna Nagar , Now it is grown to 5 branches in Chennai.

  • 23) What are the Details required for Booking?
    Any one government Id proof for all the travelers is required.

  • 24) How safe is booking through padmavathi travels?
    Padmavathi travels has secure payment option , or customers visit our any one of our office .Kindly check our google reviews about our Travel company . We assure for the best sri balaji Darshan with guide.

  • 25) Which days is less crowed in Tirupati?
    From Monday to Friday , the crowd will be less when compared to the weekends.Most of the people seek for Saturday and Sunday depends on their holidays.

  • 26) Can we walk to tirumala with slippers ?
    Do not walk with shoes. It is sacred and you might be the odd one out.

  • 27) How many laddus in Special entry Darshan Tickets?
    One laddu is provided for special entry darshan tickets.

  • 28) How many times one can visit tirupati ?
    Yes , pilgrim can visit tirupati for their wish . some pilgrim visits tirupati for twice a month .

  • 29) Is private car allowed to tirupati ?
    Yes allowed , From 4+1 Seater to 12+1 seater are allowed , Padmavathi Travels has4 seater to 12 seater cars only.

  • 30) Which temple should I need to visit first in tirupati?
    In honour of that Lord Venkateswara has ordained that all devotees visiting Tirumala temple must visit Sri Varahaswami temple first and then visit him.

  • 31) Why Tirupati balaji so famous?
    The two imprints on his chest represent the places reserved for Lakshmi and Padmavathi is his body. Since the Lord himself transformed into a stone, the idol is considered to be extremely powerful. Often referred to as the richest god, Srinivasa or Balaji, blesses his devotees with the wishes they ask for.So Lord balaji is considered as so powerful .

  • 32) Which seva is good in tirumala?
    All the sevas are good in tirumala. You can go for suprabhaatam and tomala seva can go little nearer to deity.

  • 33) What is the age limits for senior citizen are there in tirumala?
    Senior citizen from age 65 and above is considered as senior citizen , In regular basis Ticket will be issued for senior citizen

  • 34) Can a pregnant women visit tirupati?
    Yes, its safe to come for Tirumala Darshan at this time.and this the best time to get blessings from Lord Venkestwara

  • 35) How many steps are there in Tirupati?
    3550 Steps.There is an old strides way to Tirumala, that begins from Alipiri known as Alipiri Metlu. The Devotees to satisfy their Vow to Lord Venkateswara will take this way to arrive at Tirumala by walking from Tirupati. It comprises of an absolute 3550 Steps which makes a separation of 12 km.

  • 36) Which airport is near to Tirupati?
    Renigunta Airport in Tirupati fills in as the fundamental air terminal for guests to the town. This course is served by homegrown carriers like Air India, Air Costa and SpiceJet.

  • 37) Which is better srivari mettu or alipiri?
    One is the long route from Alipiri, where there are in excess of 3400 stages and around 2 km of walking. The second and the short route is "Srivari Mettu", ... There are 2388 stages from Srivari Mettu and separation savvy, it is about 2.1 Kms. to reach Tirumala. It's a lot quicker route to arrive at Tirumala than from Alipiri.

  • 38) What is difference between Tirupati and Tirumala?
    Tirupati is found in the Chittoor District of the South Indian State of Andhra Pradesh. It lies at the foot of Seshachalam Hills of the Eastern Ghats which were framed during the Precambrian period. One of its rural areas, Tirumala, which is the home to Sri Venkateswara Temple, is also situated within the hills.

  • 39) How many hours does it take to climb Tirumala?
    It takes between 3 to 3 1/2 hours to climb up through this route.

  • 40) How many types of Darshan are there?
    The six principal Hindu darshans are Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Mimamsa, and Vedanta. Non-Hindu darshans include Buddhism and Jainism.

  • 41) What is the famous food of Tirupati?
    The conventional eating in the sanctuary includes being situated on the floor, having the food served on a banana leaf which includes daddojanam (curd rice), pulihora (tamarind rice), vada and chakkara-pongal (sweet pongal), miryala-pongali, Appam, Payasam, Jaggery, Murukku, Dosa and see (Kesari) .

  • 42) Which day is good for kalahasti?
    The best days to perform the Srikalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja are Chathurthi, Panchami, Shasti, Purnima, Surya Grahanam, Chandra Grahanam, Any Tuesday, Any Ashlesha Nakshatram day. For Rahu Ketu Pooja Monday is the best day. But, the crowd will be heavy on Monday.

  • 43) What is famous in kalahasti?
    Srikalahasti is among the most important Shiva Kshetras or Temples of Shiva in the southern part of India. It is one among the Panchabootha Sthalams symbolizing air, of the five elements. In fact, the popular and revered Srikalahasti Temple is built on the area between the base of the hill and the bank of Swarnamukhi.

  • 44) Is Mobile allowed in kalahasti Temple?
    Mobile phones are not allowed inside the Kalahasti temple as per Temple norms

  • 45) What is the dress code in kalahasti?
    The dress code of the Srikalahasti Temple is not being implemented strictly by temple authorities. But it is the pilgrims are suggested to wear only Indian Traditional clothes for the Darshan or Seva or any pooja performance in the temple. Western wear is not allowed into the temple premises

  • 46) Is dhoti compulsory in Tirupati?
    Dhoti is compulsory in Tirupati. The pilgrims shall wear Traditional Dress only. Male: Dhoti, Shirt / Kurtha, Pyjama. Female: Saree / Half Saree / Chudidar with Dupatta

  • 47) Is Mobile allowed in Tirupati?
    Camera and mobile phone not allowed inside the temple. You have counters where you give and get a receipt. For seegra darshan ticket holders they will collect ur shoes mobile bag and give it outside the temple.

  • 48) Is locker facility available in Tirupati?
    Pilgrims Amenity Complex (PAC ). This PAC works free of cost, to all the pilgrims and pilgrims can deposit the luggage and other materials in the lockers Once you reach any PAC, you can apply and take a locker for free and deposit your luggage.

  • 49) What is the age limit for senior citizen in Tirumala Darshan?
    65 YEARS ABOVE PERSONS WILL BE ALLOWED WITH LIFE PARTNER. DISABLED PERSONS CAN TAKE ASSISTANT ONLY IF THE DISABILITY IS ABOVE 65%.

  • 50) Where can I take bath in Tirumala after head tonsure?
    Kalyana kattas are located in Tirumala separately or attached to the guest houses. You can take a bath immediately after the head removal process.

  • 51) How can I get free darshan in Tirumala?
    The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam authorities have resumed the issuance of free darshan tokens to devotees from the Bhudevi complex. 3000 tokens will be issued every day and devotees who had been waiting to pay a visit to the shrine without a fee will now have access to the Lord's darshan.

  • 52) What is the age limit for Tirupati Darshan?
    “Children below 10 years of age and senior citizens above 65 years will not be allowed for darshan, as per the guidelines of the Central government,” said Mr. Singhal.

  • 53) Can we get 300 RS ticket in Tirumala directly?
    No, because of Covid 19, the tickets need to book through the online portal for Darshan.

  • 54) Can we get extra Laddu in Tirupati?
    TTD will provide laddus for every seva booked on the TTD Online Website. You can book extra laddu (Rs.50 per laddu) and a maximum of 2 extra laddus per ticket while you book Seva or special from the same window.

  • 55) How many types of Darshan are there?
    The six principal Hindu darshans are Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Mimamsa, and Vedanta. Non-Hindu darshans include Buddhism and Jainism.

  • 56) Which is the best time to visit Tirupati?
    Approximately 50,000 devotees visit the Tirupati Temple every day. Since you can't escape the crowds, it would be a good idea to plan your visit in good weather. It all depends on your religious fervor though – Tirupati is best visited during the cool and comfortable months between November and March.

  • 57) Can we wear black dress to Tirupati?
    There is no rule that prevents you from wearing a black colour or any coloured clothes while visiting temples. But all colours are the same for God inside the temple, so it is up to you to decide on wearing coloured clothes.

  • 58) How many days are enough for Tirupati?
    Just one day enough to visit Tirupati Balaji temple from Chennai to Tirupati it is hardly a few kilometers away. so booking a cab through Padmavati travels helps to get Balaji darshan in just one day with Tirupati special entry darshan.

  • 59) Which airport is near to Tirupati Balaji Temple?
    Renigunta Airport in Tirupati serves as the main airport for visitors to the town. This route is served by domestic airlines like Air India, Air Costa, and SpiceJet.

  • 60) Is there any direct flight from Delhi to Tirupati?
    Out of these, only 1 airline operate direct flights. To board the first Delhi to Tirupati flight, choose IndiGo, Spicejet, which departs at 05:05 The last flight for this route is Spicejet, departing at 19:15.

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