3 Reasons Why TTD’s Tirumala Is Different from Other Religious Places
Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam (TTD), the sacred shrine of Lord Venkateswara located on the seventh peak called Venkatachala (Venkata Hill) at the Tirumala Hills with nature portraying all its glory, splendor and charm, is the world’s richest temple across the world not just in terms of money but also for its beautiful and scenic landscapes.
The devotees of TTD visit the holy shrine to witness the awe and wonder how the same nature can be so mystic along with nurturing the spiritual relationship with the Gods. The holy hills of at Tirumala leave the devotees with nature’s beauty along with an opportunity to build a strong relationship with the hills’ deities.
Let’s look at the reasons which make TTD’s Tirumala different from other religious places.
1) TTD is Full of History & Heritage
History speaks much about the legacy any particular place, thing or person carries all their lives and even after that. Similarly, TTD is carrying the legacy of most visited place by tourists across the world since TTD Act of 1932.
The impressions of temples, hills, museums, etc. make this place remind devotees to make a visit at least once a year. Especially, the museums near the temple town of TTD display old photos, arms and weapons used by the kings during wars. The coins, inscriptions, rathams (weapons) give the glimpses of the rich heritage of this place.
2) Mesmerizing Landscapes
Places like Talakona Waterfalls, Akasa Ganga, Chakra Teertham, Papa Vinasanam Dam, and many more speak about the natural beauty TTD temple town offers devotees along with spiritual time at the venue.
The natural beauty temple town of TTD offers their pilgrims with its mesmerizing landscapes, something visitors will relish in their memories all through their lives. Also, the natural parks in Tirupati which host a variety of wildlife makes TTD a venue for wildlife lovers.
3) Of Course, The Temples
There might be hundreds and thousands of temples on the streets of India and people across the world might also address India as a country which has most number of temples but still temples at TTD are unique and authentic compared to the rest in the country. The list of famous temples at TTD goes like this:
- Govindaraja Swami Temple
- Tiruchanur Temple
- Srinivasa Mangapuram Temple
- Srikalahasti Temple
- Kanipakam Temple
TTD pilgrims most visited sites within these temples are Srivari Mettu, Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, Iskon, and Sri Kapileswaraswami Temple.
Whether you are a religious person or a cynical person when it comes to God and religion, yet, TTD’s nature will serve you by unleashing its natural beauty, heritage and architecture that you would love to remember for the rest of your life.