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October Month Important Days and Festivals in Tirumala

The following are the important days and festivals scheduled in the month of October 2023 in Tirumala.

October 1: Bruhatyumavratam(Undralla Tadde)

October 3: Madhyastami

October 10: Matatraya Ekadasi

October 13: Masa Sivaratri

October 14: Mahalaya Amavasya, Ankurarpana for Navaratri Brahmotsavams in Tirumala, Vedanta Desika Utsavam commences

October 15: Srivari Navaratri Brahmotsavams commences at Tirumala

October 19: Garuda Seva in Navaratri Brahmotsavams

October 20: Pushpaka Vimananam in Navaratri Brahmotsavams, Saraswati 


October 21: Devi Triratra Vratam, Senai Mudaliyar Varsha Tiru Nakshatram

October 22: Swarna Rathotsavams in Navaratri Brahmotsavams, Durgastami

October 23: Chakra Snanam in Navaratri Brahmotsavams, Maharnavami and Vijaya Dasami, Vedanta Desika Sattumora, Pillai Lokacharya Poigai Alwar Varsha Tirunakshatram

October 24: Budattalwar Varsha Tirunakshatram

October 25: Matatraya Ekadasi, Peiyyalwar Varsha Tirunakshatram

October 28: Partial Chandra Grahanam(Lunar Eclipse)

October 31: Chandrodayoma Vratam (Atla Tadde)

SSD Tokens Cancelled

In view of the unprecedented rush owing to Puratasi Saturdays coupled with a series of holidays, TTD has cancelled the issuance of SSD tokens.

As such SSD tokens will not be issued on October 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15 in Tirupati.

The devotees are requested to make note of this and co-operate with TTD.

Series of Holidays Impact

With the second week of Saturday in the auspicious Puratasi month coupled with a series of holidays till October 2, all the roads in Tirupati leading to Tirumala are filled with an unprecedented rush of pilgrim devotees.

The parking slots at Alipiri are filled with buses, especially from the state of Tamilnadu which spread upto SV Vedic University along the Alipiri road. Buses are lined up on either sides of the Alipiri road since Friday. 

All the compartments in VQC 1 and 2, Naryanagiri Sheds are filled up and the queue lines have crossed Nandakam Rest House spreading to over five kilometers outside. 

TTD has made elaborate arrangements of Annaprasadam, beverages, drinking water to the devotees lined up in the serpentine queue lines since Thursday. Senior officers from Tirupati also deputed to supervise the amenities in different areas from time to time.

Nearly 2500 Srivari Sevaks are being deployed in different shifts at the Vaikuntham compartments, NG Sheds, outside lines, luggage counters, laddu counters, annaprasadam, reception, kalyanakatta, queue line management inside the temple, chappal stands, etc. All the officials and heads of various departments are continuously monitoring the pilgrim situation and providing the amenities to the waiting pilgrims. 

It is taking nearly 48 hours for the tokenless devotees as on 12noon of Saturday, September 30, to have darshan of Sri Venkateswara Swamy. The Radio and Broadcasting wing of TTD is making continuous announcements in this regard and appealing devotees to plan their pilgrimage accordingly keeping in view the long waiting hours for darshan.


Pavitrotsvams Concludes

The annual Pavitrotsvams in Tiruchanoor temple concluded on a grand religious note on Saturday.

After Snapanam to the Utsava deity of Sri Padmavathi Ammavaru and Sri Sudarshana Chakrattalwar in the morning, Pavitra Purnahuti was performed in the evening.

JEO Sri Veerabrahmam, Deputy EO Sri Govindarajan and others participated.

Blood Donation Camp Held

In connection with Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, a blood donation camp was conducted in Ashwini Hospital at Tirumala on Friday.

According to Medical Superintendent of Aswini Hospital Dr Kusuma Kumari nine donors have donated blood in this camp organised in the hospital.

Tirumala Ghat Road Restrictions Relaxed

TTD relaxed the restrictions on the movement of two-wheelers which came into force with immediate effect from Saturday onwards.

The TTD EO Sri AV Dharma Reddy made an announcement in this regard during the review meeting with TTD officials at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala on Saturday evening.

In view of the movement of wild cats in Alipiri footpath, keeping in view the safety of devotees, TTD restricted the movement of two-wheelers from 6pm to 6am.

But with TTD forest along with state forest department trapping six wild cats in the area and the authorities confirming no further threat after pursuing for a week, decided to relax the restrictions on the timings over the movement of two-wheelers.

Henceforth the two-wheelers will be allowed to ply on ghat roads upto 10pm.


The EO also reviewed with the officials about the preparation by the concerned departments for the upcoming Navaratri Brahmotsavams scheduled between October 15 to 23 with Ankurarpanam on October 14.

As more pilgrim rush is being anticipated for this festival due to Dasara holidays, the EO asked all the officials to put extra efforts to make the event successful on par with annual brahmotsavams with team work.

JEO Sri Veerabrahmam, CVSO Sri Narasimha Kishore, CEO SVBC Sri Shanmukh Kumar, CE Sri Nageswara Rao, SE 2 Sri Jagadeeshwar Reddy and other officials and Heads of Departments were present.

Spot Admissions for CCP Diploma Courses at SPMP College on 3rd Oct

TTD is organising spot admissions on October 3, for diploma courses in Commercial and Computer Practice (CCP)  at Sri Padmavati Mahila Polytechnic College between 10am and 5pm.

Interested girl students attend with both original and Xerox copies of their certificates for admission as per standard fees prescribed by the government and free hostel facility.

For more details contact 9848797024, 6281563804, 6281094304

Pournami Garuda Seva Held

The monthly Pournami Garuda Seva was observed with religious fervour in Tirumala on Friday evening.

Sri Malayappa paraded along four mada streets blessing the devotees under Ghatatopam(cover from rains)even in the showers.

Temple officials and devotees were present.


Hyderabad Vinayaka Nimajjanam 2023- 5