Showing posts with label Spiritual. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Spiritual. Show all posts


Donation of Two Electric Scooters to TTD

Sri Tushar Chaudhary, CEO of Kolkata-based Motovolt donated two electric scooters worth Rs.2.45 lakhs to TTD on Wednesday.

The representatives of Motovolt company handed over the scooter keys to JEO Sri Veerabraham in front of Srivari temple.
Tirumala DI Sri Subrahmanyam also participated in this program.

TTD Eo Holds Meeting with Rice Millers

As a part of enhancing the taste of Annaprasadams,

TTD EO Sri J Syamala Rao met with Rice Millers, which supplies the rice to TTD.
The meeting was held in the Conference Hall of the Administrative Building in Tirupati on Wednesday.
The representatives of the Rice Millers' Association from AP and TS participated.
The EO asked the Rice Millers Association leads from both states to give specifications that help enhance rice standards during procurement so that the same might be included while inviting tenders.
While suggesting many parameters that enhance the taste of rice, they also brought to the notice of EO that the cooking equipment in Vengamamba Annaprasadam needs an overhaul as they are over a decade and a half old.
The EO said TTD has already contemplated the same and will soon bring changes in the cooking method.
Both the JEOs Smt Goutami, Sri Veerabrahmam, DyEO Annaprasadam Sri Rajendra Kumar, EE Procurement Sri Murali Krishna, Special Catering Officer Sri Sastry, representatives from AP and Telengana Rice Millers' Association were also present.

e-Auction of Cameras on 1st August

The Cameras offered by devotees in the Srivari Hundi at Tirumala Temple and other TTD-affiliated temples will be e-auctioned through the state government's procurement portal on August 1. 

It includes Nikon, Canon, Kodak and other cameras.
A total of 10 lots of used, partially damaged cameras are being put up for e-auction.
For other details contact TTD Marketing Office, Tirupati at 0877-2264429 during office hours or TTD website at or the state government portal at

TTD JEo (H&E) Inspects SSD Token Counters in Tirupati

The TTD JEO (Health and Education) Smt Goutami inspected the counters of Slotted Sarva Darshan (SSD), free tokens allotted by TTD for Srivari devotees in Tirupati on Wednesday evening.

On this occasion, the JEO inspected Srinivasam SSD token issuing counters and queue lines. 
Later, she examined the allocation of rooms, SSD token counters and queue lines in Vishnu Nivasam also and made several suggestions to the officials concerned.
The JEO was accompanied by TTD CE Sri Nageswara Rao, Transport GM Sri Sesha Reddy, VGO Sri Bali Reddy, EE Sri Krishna Reddy, Deputy EOs Smt. Parvathi, Smt. Bharti and others.

Pallavotsavam Held

The Birth Anniversary of Maharaja of Mysore was observed with divine fervour with Sri Malayappa flanked by Sridevi and Bhudevi paying a visit to Karnataka Choultries on Wednesday evening in Tirumala.

Popularly known as  Pallavotsavam or Tototsavam, this fete occurs on the advent of Uttarabhadra, the birth star of Maharaja of Mysore every year.
Among the ardent devotees of Sri Venkateswara, Maharaja of Mysore occupies a proud place and has made huge contributions to Tirumala temple that includes different Vahanams, Ivory Pallaki and many more.
TTD has been observing this fete every year as a tribute to the largesse contributed by Maharaja of Mysore. Even the Pallavotsavam is also said to be in vogue for the last three centuries.
On the occasion, after Sahasra Deepalankara Seva, the Utsava deities reached Karnataka Choultries, where the descendants of Maharaja of Mysore gave honours and Harati to the deities.
Temple Peishkar Sri Srihari, Padikavali AEO Sri Mohan Raju, Parupattedar Sri Uma Maheswara Reddy and others were present.


Stringent Action on Contractors for Supplying Adulterated Ghee

The recent measures had yielded results in improving the taste and quality of Srivari Laddus, asserted TTD EO Sri J Syamala Rao.

Addressing a media conference at Goluklam Rest House the EO said the contractors were also warned of stringent action for supplying adulterated and low-quality ghee.

He said presently in Tirumala there is no adulteration testing equipment and it is very much needed.

He indicated the hurdles in systems for processing raw materials and ghee through procurement.

He also said a committee of four dairy experts is also constituted comprising of Dr Surendranath, Dr Vijay Bhaskar Reddy, Dr Swarnalatha and Dr Mahadevan who were requested to submit their report within a week.

The committee will also advise on terms and conditions to be included for procuring quality ghee in the tenders.

The EO said the ghee suppliers were directed to supply only quality ghee to TTD and one of the companies which was found supplying adulterated ghee as found in the NABL test report was issued a showcase notice for blacklisting. Another company has also been identified for supplying poor-quality ghee, he maintained.

He cautioned that if the ghee suppliers did not follow the tender conditions and regulations, TTD will take firm action against them.

CPRO Dr T Ravi was also present.

Adi Karthika Fete at Kapileswara Swamy Vari Temple on 30th July

TTD is organising the Adi Krithika fete at Sri Kapileswara Swamybtemple on July 30.

As part of the festivities, Snapana Tirumanjanam will be performed to Utsava idols of Sri Valli Deva and Sena Sameta Subramanya Swamy in the afternoon.

Later in the evening, Tiru veedhi utsavam is observed to utsava idols on the auspicious occasion.

Vendors Should Sell Water Bottles as per TTD Norms - TTD JEo(H&E)

TTD JEO( Health and Education ) Smt Gautami told the vendors at Tirumala to sell water bottles only at prices set by TTD. 

Addressing a meeting with Vendors at the health department office on Tuesday evening in Tirumala she said several pilgrims had complained that vendors were selling water bottles at higher prices and also not accepting the empty bottles on return.

Under the instructions of TTD EO Sri Syamala Rao, she directed all the vendors in Tirumala to sell water bottles for uniform price and also refund pilgrims after accepting empty bottles. At the same time she also instructed the vendors to keep their shop premises clean and hygienic to which they agreed.

Dyeo Health Smt Ashajyoti, Incharge Health Officer Dr Sunil Kumar and health department officials, Tirumala shop keepers and vendors participated.

Enhance Hygiene at Kalyana Katta-TTD Eo

TTD EO Sri J Syamala Rao on Tuesday directed officials concerned to enhance the hygiene and sanitation at Kalyankatta and provide hot water continuously to the pilgrims offering tonsuring.

After the inspection of the main kalyanakatta along with JEO Smt Goutami, the EO directed officials to clean up the tonsured hair, repair broken tiles in bathrooms and avoid inconvenience to the pilgrims

Among others he directed the agency officials to provide qualitative sanitary materials.

Thereafter he also visited Marusri Tarigonda Vengamamba Anna Prasadam Complex and interacted with the pilgrims over the taste of Annaprasadam being served to them.

The devotees also expressed satisfaction at the taste of recipes.

SE-2 Sri Jagadeeshwar Reddy, DE( electrical) Sri Ravi Shankar Reddy, EE Sri Jaganmohan Reddy DyEOs Sri Rajendra, Smt Asha Jyoti Incharge health officer Dr Sunil Kumar, AEO( KKC ) Sri Ramakanth, Special Catering Officer Sri Shastry and others were also present.


Chief Pontiff of Sri Padarajamutt, Mulbagal Offered Prayers to Lord Venkateswara

HH Sri Sri 1008 Sri Sujayanidhi Teertha Swamiji, Peetadhipathi of Sri Sripadaraja Mutt, Mulbagal offered prayers in Sri Vari Temple, Tirumala on Monday morning.

He was received at the Sacred Fig tree located near Old Annaprasadam Complex as per temple traditional honours (Pedda Maryada). Later TTD EO Sri Syamala Rao, JEO Sri Sri Veerabrahmam welcomed the seer, while the archakas took the Pontiff to Bedi Anjaneya Swamy temple with Isthikapal honours.

Temple DyEO Sri Lokanatham, Peishkar Sri Srihari, Parpatheyadar Sri Umamaheswwara Reddy and others were present.

31st July to 2nd Aug Consecration of Sri Kodanda Rama Swmay

Annual Pavitrotsavams in Sri Kodandarama Swamy temple in Tirupati will be held from July 31 to August 2.

The ankurarpanam will be held on July 30.
On the first day Pavitra Pratista, the second-day Pavitra Samarpana and Pavitra Purnahuti will be observed on the final day.
Grihastas can participate on payment of Rs.500 per ticket on which two persons will be allowed.

Pushpayagam Held at Appalayagunta

The annual Pushpayagam was held splendidly at Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy temple in Appalayagunta on Monday evening.

Several tonnes of traditional and ornamental flowers offered divine floral baths to the Utsava deities.
DyEO Sri Govindarajan, AEO Sri Ramesh, Pradhana Archaka Sri Suryakumaracharyulu, Superintendent Smt Srivani, temple inspector Sri Siva Kumar and devotees were also present.


Ankurarpanam Held For Pushpayagam

The Ankurarpanam fete for the annual Pushpayagam was held at Appalayagunta on Sunday evening.

On Monday evening Pushpayagam will be observed to the processional deities of Sri Prasanna Venkateswara along with Sridevi and Bhudevi from 2.30 pm to 5 pm.
AEO Sri Ramesh, Chief Priest Sri Suryakumaracharyulu and others were present.

Chatrumasa Vratam Commences

The Chaturmasa Vrata Deeksha of senior and junior pontiffs of Tirumala commenced on a sacred note on Sunday.

Following the tradition Sri Pedda Jeeyar Swamy followed by Sri Chinna Jeeyar and other disciples started from Pedda Jeeyar Mutt located adjacent to Sri Bedi Anjaneya Swamy temple. It reached Sri Bhu Varaha Swamy temple and offered prayers.
At the Mahadwaram of Srivari temple, the Jeeyar duo were offered a traditional welcome by TTD EO Sri J Syamala Rao and the JEO Sri Veerabrahmam.
After offering prayers, at Ranganayakula Mandapam Sri Pedda Jeeyar Swamy was offered ''Melchat'' while his deputy with ''Ulchat'' Vastram.
Temple DyEO Sri Lokanatham was also present.