TTD CANCELS RS.300 AND RS.50 ON APRIL 4
TIRUMALA, APRIL 3: In view of Lunar Eclipse on April 4, the temple management of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTDs) has cancelled all arjitha sevas, Rs.300 and Rs.50 advance booking tickets on Saturday.
TTD has also cancelled issuing of Divya Darshanam tokens (footpath) from 6pm of Friday till 6pm of Saturday.
The doors of Tirumala temple will be closed for almost 11hours on this day.
As the Chandra Grahanam is supposed to take place between 3.45pm to 7.15pm, the temple doors will be closed almost six hours prior to the grahanam which is a traditional practice.
On this day, the doors of Tirumala temple will be closed from 9.30am to 8pm.
The temple doors will be opened after 8pm after performing suddhi, punyahavachanam and other purification rituals. The Sarva Darshan to pilgrims commences only after 8.30pm.
TTD has also cancelled Pournami Garuda Seva on Saturday.
Pilgrims are requested to make note of these changes.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI