SOLAR ECLIPSE ON MARCH 9
Tirumala, 11 February 2016: Following the Solar Eclipse on March 9, the hill shrine of Tirumala will remain closed on March 9 till 10am.
As per the Hindu almanac, the solar eclipse will commence on March 9 by 5:47am and conclude by 9:08am. But as a usual practice, the temple doors will be closed six hours prior to eclipse. So the temple doors will be closed on March 8 by 8:30pm and will be opened on March 9 after 10am.
TTD has cancelled Sahasra Kalasabhishekam in connection with the eclipse on March 9 while other morning sevas will be performed in Ekantam.
ISSUED BY TTD PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, FROM HYDERABAD