Trip to Tirupati Balaji

Published: 31st May 2011
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India is famous for its pilgrimage places situated in different part of the country. Some of the pilgrimage places are more than 500 years ago. These places are known for their spirituality and peace. People from all over India and from other part of the world believes that if someone with his true heart makes a wish, it will be granted by the god and it has been seen in the reality also. Tirupati Balaji is one of the oldest and magnificent temples in India. Pilgrim’s from all over the world visit here to make their wish true and also people came here to see the artistic beauty of the temple. It is located in the Chittoor district in southern part of Andhra Pradesh.
The historyof the Tirumala Balaji temple spans for several centuries. Tirumala is one of the 108 sacred shrines of the Sri Vaishanava tradition. The earliest of Tamil literature (dated between 500 B.C & 300 A.D), mentions Tirupati as Thrivengadam which used to form the northern most border of the Tamil Kingdoms and the Seven hills of the Tirumala are the said to represent the Seven hoods of Adi Sesha. Kings belonging to the Chola, Pandya and the Pallava Empire were devotees of Lord Venkateswara and they vied with each other in endowing the temple with rich offerings during the Vijayanagar dynasty. The statues of Sri Krishna Devaraya and his consorts were installed in the temple, in his own life-time and they can be seen even today.
The tropical climate is the most dominant features of south India, swanky green tropical vegetation in the coastal areas and the architecture, culture, languages and lifestyle which had remained essentially Dravidian at the core in spite of recurrent revelations to alien impacts. The place is very beautiful and the architecture of the temple is so magnificent that tourist from all over the world came here to Balaji temple in Tirupati.
Big politicians, Bollywood stars, industrialist also came to Tirupati Balaji to take blessings of the god and also give lots of donation in the form of chanda, which makes it the richest temple in India. Sri Venkateswara Temple, Sri Kapileswaraswami Temple, Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple and Sri Govindrajaswamy Temple are some of the pilgrimages that are nearer to Tirupati Balaji temple.


There are also some beautiful and magnificent places for nature lovers like Horsley Hills, Kailasakona, Nagalapuram situated in Andhra Pradesh where tourist can plan a holiday or a picnic with friends and families.
Rani Rajput has deep interest in writing informative articles on Travel and tourism India. Also given her words to a portal for Tirupati Darshan Booking where one can find info on Tirupati Temples. Explore: - http://tirupatidarshanguide.com/


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