4 Essential Gears for Every Adventure Traveler

Having the necessary equipment is a must for a successful travel. These things will make you feel comfortable and confident while you are traveling even in unknown destinations. And this is more applicable for adventure travelers. Since they have to be prepared for unexpected events, they should carry some basic equipment with them all the […]

Sri Padmavati Samovar Temple

Tiruchanoor, also known as Alamelumangapuram, is about 5 km from Tirupati. The temple of Sri Padmavati Devi, the consort of Lord Sri Venkateshwara is situated here. It is said that a visit to Tirumala is fruitful only after visiting the Sri Padmavati Devi temple. You may wonder why Sri Padmavati Devi’s temple is away from […]

Sri Kalyana Venkateshwaraswami Temple

Sri Kalyana Venkateshwaraswami temple at Narayanavanam is 40 km from Tirupati. Lord Sri Venkateshwaraswami and Sri Padmavati Ammavaru, daughter of Akasa Maharaja were married here. Sri Kalyana Venkateshwaraswami is the main deity here. The four sub-temples are, Sri Padmavati Ammavari temple, Sri Andal Ammavari temple, Sameta Ramulavari temple, Sri Ranganayakula Swami temple, Sri Sita Lakshmana […]

The Akashganga Waterfall

The Akashganga (Heavenly Ganges likened to The Milky Way OR heavenly river) waterfall is about 3 Kms north of the Tirumala temple. This is very famous for the prime reason is that its waters are used for The Lord’s bath every day. In the olden days, the priestess took turns to carry the water all […]

The Great Geological Arch

During excavations in the 1980’s on a mound of earth in the jungles 1 km. North of the temple where it was believed that some information lied buried about the Lord’s transformation into rock, a very rare phenomenon of two different sets of rocks connected together in the form of a thin link was found. […]

Sri Govindarajaswami Temple

Sri Govindarajaswami is the elder brother of Lord Balaji. His temple is the main landmark of Tirupati town. It has an imposing Gopuram that can be seen from a distance. Saint Ramanujacharya consecrated the temple in 1130 AD. The festivals and functions are similar to those conducted in the Sri Govindarajaswami is the elder brother […]