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Perumal temple in Tirupati and the Padmavati temple at Tiruchanoor
are well visited temples. A visit to the Tiruchanoor temple is considered
mandatory for those undertaking a pilgrimage to Tirupati. Kalahasti,
one of the Pancha Bhoota Shrines of Shiva is located nearby.
Access and Accomodation: Tirupati, the town at the foothills of Tirumala is well connected by train
with several cities in India, the closest being Chennai (Madras). A well planned trip can cover Kalahasti,
Tirumala, Tirupati and Tiruchanur in a single day. Tirupati can boast of a number of
hotels and restaurants. Tirumala is accessed from Tirupati via a mountain road, on which
ply regular buses.
Devastanam (TTD) manages the temple and its endowments. Vast amounts of offereings
received from devotees are channelled into projects that enhance the well being of the
hill and its environs and the pilgrims that visit the temple and to several
charitable projects that provide employment and education to thousands.
The Tamil Alwars and Tirupati
The Ten Incarnations of Vishnu
The Sree Vaishnava Website
Another Sree Vaishnava Website
Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam
and Pilgrimage Sites - Tirupati