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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What tips should I keep in mind while visiting Tirupati?

Vineet Sharma DEC 10 2012
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The holy town of Tirupati welcomes you with its open arms. You are sure to enjoy your visit but do keep in mind the following general tips and guidelines:

  • In order to avoid crowd do not plan to come on weekends or major festivals. Also, avoid coming during summers as the temperature soars up to 45 degree celsius.

  • Wear appropriate clothing and leave your shoes & slippers outside before entering the temple

  • Do not consume alcohol, intoxicants and non-vegetarian food like Chicken, fish and Meat as it is banned in the religious city of Tirupati.
  • Since flowers are meant for the temple deities, do not wear them.
  • Phones, Cameras or any electronic gadgets are banned inside the temple so remember not to carry them.
  • Photography is prohibited in any temple.
  • Do not carry unnecessary jewellery or cash with you and take care of your belongings in a crowd.

  • Do bathe in the Pushkarini and worship Sri Varahaswami in his temple before you worship Lord Sri Venkateswara.

  • Remember to book your travel and accommodation in advance.

  • Follow the procedures of the temple and wait for your turn for the darshan of the Lord.

  • Deposit your offerings in the hundi only.

Keeping the above tips and guidelines in mind will surely help you have a hassle free visit to Tirupati.

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