Friday, January 6, 2017
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Executive Officer Dr.D.Sambasiva Rao speaking to media said that 2.66 crore pilgrims had darshan of Lord Venkateswara Swamy during 2016. It netted Rs.1,018 crore as gifts from the devotees and the TTD distributed 10.34 crore laddus to the devotees.
Releasing the Arjitha Seva tickets for the month of April 2017, he said 50,974 tickets were being made available for the devotees. He said elaborate arrangements were made for Vaikunta Ekadashi on January 8 and Dwadasi on January 9. The Vaikunta Dwaram remain opened on these two days, he said. All arjitha sevas, darshan by persons and children, token to the trekking pilgrims have been cancelled on these two days. Vaikunta Ekadasi importance can be had on http://astrologyforu.com/
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