Unveiling the Splendour of TTD Temple at Jubilee Hills
TTD Temple Jubilee Hills is a temple of Lord Venkateswara. in Hyderabad.
This temple has a special significance, even among the numerous ancient and venerated temples in the city as this temple has been built by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) management, which also manages the renowned Tirupati Balaji Temple.
This Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, also known as TTD Balaji Temple and Mini Balaji Temple, is dedicated to Lord Balaji and is a replica of the Tirupati Balaji Temple. This temple offers the same special poojas and sevas as performed in Tirumala Balaji Temple.
This TTD Venkateswara Temple is situated on a small hill on Road No 92, Jubilee Hills from where you can witness stunning views of the city of Hyderabad.
About the temple:
This Lord Venkateswara Temple has a similar architecture to that of the Tirumala Tirupati Temple, boasting a Dravidian-style design with Mulbagal stone.
The temple’s gopuram (entryway) stands 67 feet tall.
The sanctum sanctorum otherwise known as garbha gruha is called Ananda Nilayam, and can host up to 50 worshippers at one time.
Lord Venkateswara Swamy, the presiding deity, is depicted in a standing position, crafted from black granite. Standing six and a half feet tall, this idol was crafted by sculptors from Chennai.
The dwajasthambam (flag post) which is 45-foot-tall is crafted out of teakwood.
The TTD temple complex mirrors the main temple in Tirumala. This complex also has a temple of Lord Ganapathi which stands 33 feet tall.
This temple performs all the same special pujas, sevas, and Brahmotsvams as those done in Tirumala temple.
Every day, the temple offers Suprabhatham Seva, Thomala Seva, Ekantha Seva, Archana and Archana with Sahasranamam as sevas. Additionally, priests also perform the weekly Poorabishekam pooja at this temple.
The TTD Temple in Jubilee Hills has darshan hours from 5 AM to 2 PM and from 4 PM to 8 PM and the temple is open every day of the week.
Admission to the temple is free. To participate in the sevas, however, a ticket must be purchased.
Details of Pooja and Sevas
|1||Suprabhatham Seva||5.00 am||Rs 100 per person|
|2||Thomala Seva||6.45 am||Rs 200 per person|
|3||Sahasranamam Archana||7.15 am||Rs 200 per person|
|4||Ekantha Seva||8.45 pm||Rs 50 per person|
|5||Friday Abhishekam||6.30 am||Rs 500 per person|
If you wish to take part in the sevas and other rituals of the temple, traditional Indian attire is required. Additionally, tickets must be pre-booked at least one day in advance.
On the second Sunday of the month, you can get the Tirupati Laddu Prasadam at the temple. This special laddu is made only by Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam and costs ₹50.
You can visit this TTD Temple any time of the year but the best time to visit is during weekdays, especially early in the morning to avoid the crowds.
TTD Temple Jubilee Hills is a special temple for devotees of Lord Venkateswara in Hyderabad as it is a mirror image of Lord Balaji Temple in Tirumala. It is a place to be venerated, and a place to which many pilgrims flock to seek the blessings of the Lord. It is a place of peace and tranquillity, where people can go to find a sense of solace and inner peace.
TTD Temple Jubilee Hills Hyderabad
Road Number 92, MLA Colony,
Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad,
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