Devotees have a very special provision to perform Angapradakshinam after the Silver Gate in Srivari Temple. This was a dharmic initiative for showing our devotion to Lord Govinda in Temple premises. Before knowing about Booking Procedure let us know what is Tirumala Angapradakshinam.
Angapradakshinam is a kind of seva offered to Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy in Tirumala, where the Pilgrims lie and then roll around the temple with wet clothes.
On this particular time First female Devotees allowed to participate in sacred act. Devotees will lie on the temple floor and roll round the ananda nilayam by chanting OM Namo Venkatesaya or Govinda! Govindaa.
The tickets for the anga pradakshanam will be provided at CRO office in Tirumala daily except Fridays by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD). Devotees should have to carry copy of their Aadhar card to participate in this angapradakshanam seva and the tickets will be allotted at free of cost.
Steps to get Tirumala Angapradakshinam tickets at CRO office:
Tickets are issued in first come first serve basis in CRO office @ tirumala. The number of tickets per each day has been increased to 900
Devotees who want to participate in the Annapradakshanam at Tirumala Sri Venkateswara swamy temple have to visit the CRO office to get the tickets. As for now because of the security reasons the devotees should have to carry copy of their Aadhar card to participate in this angapradakshanam. The tickets shall only be allotted to the persons with aadhar card for free of cost.
Devotees have to visit the CRO office before 2.00pm to get the tickets. Generally, people will visit this area beforehand to avoid rush. For each person who participates in the angapradakshanam will be given a Tirupati laddu at an offered price of 10rs.
Angapradakshanam process in temple:
Reporting time for the devotees to participate in Angapradakshanam is 1.00Am the next day.
First the devotees have to make a dip in the swamy srivari punya pushkarini then they have to report at the temple. Then they reach supadam with wet clothes.
At 2.30 Am devotees will be allowed to enter the temple for Angapradakshanam. Devotees will lie flat on the ground to do Angapdakhshinam in the inner prakaram (vimala parakshinam).
Devotees can avail a laddu token for a subsidised price of 10 rupees in this darshan at the time of ticket booking. These pilgrims must report at VQC 2 Complex Q entry gate with wet clothes.
Once the devotees are finished doing Angapradakshinam they will be allowed for the Srivaari Darshanam.
Points to remember:
- Angapradakshinam will not be available in Fridays as the Abhishekam timings will be intercepted. Except Fridays angapradakshinam will be available all the other days of the week.
- Asthma, heart patients and Children are not allowed to accompany parents during the pradakshinam.
- If anyone wants TTD srivari darshan in tirumala on early morning and very easy, angapradakshinam darshan is the best option other than TTD Lucky DIP.
- Dress code for anna pradakshinam: dhotee for men and saree with salver and dupatta for women.
- Each day 900 tickets will be allotted for the angaprakshinam by TTD at CRO office.