Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati which is commonly known as Tirupati Balaji Temple is one of the holiest and the most popular temples in India. This temple attracts more than 50,000 pilgrims a day. The whole temple area exudes so much of positive energy that people happily stand in queue for hours to get Darshan of Lord Balaji just for a few seconds. Yet, these few seconds are enough to fill them with loads of positivity and a feeling of calmness and satisfaction inside, to be able to receive blessings from Lord Balaji.
If you are planning a trip to this Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam
, you are on your way to achieve some tranquility and positive energy. Lord Venkateswara, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu is worshipped by devotees from India as well as people from all other countries. The temple is situated in the hills of Tirumala, in Andhra Pradesh. This temple receives huge donations in the form of money as well as gold. This is considered to be one of the wealthiest temples in the world, for the wealth it has accumulated over the years. The devotees show their love for the God by donating money and gold. They also go for their hair tonsuring to show their extreme devotion to the Lord Balaji and seek his blessings for a happier and healthier life.
The sacred temple celebrates an annual festival, known as the Brahmotsavam, which lasts for nine long days. This celebration generally happens in the month of September. During these nine days of celebrations, the temple receives lacks of devotees each day. The management and trust board which is known as Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), oversees the day to day operations of the temple. TTD takes special care to manage this extremely huge rush of pilgrims during the festival time. The Laddu Prasadam which is given to the devotees after darshan is very famous for its exceptional taste. This laddu distribution system is also fully managed by the TTD.
There are available various tour packages for Darshan
of the Lord Balaji. If you are travelling from Chennai city, you can opt for the tour packages offered by Vela Travels. Vela Travels is a car rental company based out of Chennai, having years of experience in arranging Darshan of Lord Venkateswara to pilgrims from all over the world. They offer you affordable packages for temple visit. The Tirumala Balaji Darshan tour starts with a pickup from Chennai city in the morning. Breakfast and lunch both are provided by them. They arrange for hair tonsures. The travel list also includes Padmavathy Darshan. And then, the pilgrims are dropped off to the said location in the evening. Vela Travels also provides car rental services; so you can either hire a car for yourself or you can opt for group packages based on your budget. They offer a wide variety of cars, which you can choose from, based on the number of people visiting the temple. Vela Travels takes care of all your needs, just to ensure that your trip to the temple is a happy one.