Thursday, March 19, 2009
Sri Venkateshwara Temple
Other Temple and Holy place of Tirumala and Tirupati Sri Venkateshwara Temple
The famous temple of Sri Venkateshwara is located on the seventh peak, Venkatachala (Venkatadri Hill) of the Tirupati Hill, and lies on the southern banks of Sri Swami Pushkarini. There are several exquisitely carved doorways, mandapams and shrines that you will come across inside the Sri Venkateshwara Temple complex. There is only one entrance in the east surmounted by a gopura, known as the Padikavali mahadwaram. Inside the Temple complex main places are Sampangi Pradakshinam, Krishna Devaraya Mandapam, Ranga nayaka Mandapam, Tirumala Raya Mandapam, Aaina Mahal, Dhwajasthambha Mandapam, Nadimi Padi Kavili, Vimana Pradakshinam,.....(contd) Sri Varadarajaswami Shrine Potu, The Main Shrine, Sankeertana Bhandara, Bangaru Bavi, Snapana Mandapam Ramar Meda, Shayana Mandapam, Garbha Gruha, Kalyana Mandapam Sri Ramanuja Shrine, Sri Narasimhaswami Shrine, Tirumamani Mandapam Bangaru Vakili, Mukkoti Pradakshinam, Sri Vishwaksena Temple, Sri Yoga Narasimhaswami Temple, Sri Garuda Temple.