Wednesday 7 August 2013

TTD Free Facilities provided to the Pilgrims(devotees) in Tirumala

Tirumala, the abode of Lord Sri Venkateswara is one of 108 Vaishna Divya Desams. In order to ensure happy darshan especially for common pilgrims, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam TTD is providing various facilities for the devotees coming to Tirumala for Srivari darshan at free of cost. Some of the important facilities provided by TTD are as follows..

Free Luggage Transport Centre: The devotees coming to Tirumala from Alipiri footpath can utilize free luggage Transport facility available at Alipiri Free Luggage Transport Centre. The devotees can handover thier luggage at Alipiri and collect them back at Free Luggage Transport Centre at Tirumala.

Drinking Water and Safety: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams is providing drinking water facility to the devotees coming from Alipiri to Tirumala on foot and security guards are there for the safety of pilgrims.

Accommodation facility at Tirumala: Accommodation is being provided in free choultries(near Kalyana Katta, Tirumala Bus Stand) with locker and toilet facilities to the devotees coming to Tirumala.

Bus Facility: TTD and APSRTC jointly arranged free buses for every 3 minutes in Tirumala for the devotees to travel from one place to another place.

Free Food Facility(Annadanam): Free Food is being provided at Tirumala for devotees at Sri Tarigonda Vengamamba Annaprasadam Complex near the Srivari Temple. The timings are 11:00am to 11:00pm.

Distribution of Srivari Prasadam in Q complex: The devotees awaiting darshan in Q complex have the facility of Milk and Prasdams at free of cost.

Divya Darshan Tokens for Srivari Darshan: Divya Darshan tokens are being issued at 3rd Gali Gopuram for the devotees coming from Alipiri footpath to Tirumala for Darshan.

Vehicle facility for physically handicapped and aged persons: Battery run vehicles are being provided from Rambagicha guest house to Srivari Temple at free of cost for physically handicapped, aged and sick devotees.

Kalyana Katta: Free Tonsuring and free hot water facility for bath is being provided for devotees at Kalyanakatta.

Hot Water Facility: Free hot water facility is being provided at ANC, GNC, SMC and SNC cottages for devotees in Tirumala.

Free Medical Facility: Free Dispensary is being provided at 1)3rd Gali Gopuram for the devotees coming from Alipiri footpath to Tirumala, 2)First Aid Centre at 7th mile and 3)Medical facilities and emergency care for heart patients at Aswini Hospital in Tirumala.