We had booked a couple of days at Tirumala, thinking we might be able to "see" the Lord Venkateshwara the next day, if we were turned away on the first, due to the presence of a large number of devotees. Fortunately, we had the Darshan right away, which opened up a lot of time for … Continue reading Tirupathi – other attractions nearby
Yesterday, I published a post on my first time climbing the Tirumala hills. I felt jubilant at the end of the climb. And the kids were elated to receive us, like we had been apart for long. (We were out climbing only for a couple of hours before we joined them!) We didn't pay a … Continue reading Tirupathi – Tirumala Venkateshwara temple.
"Slow and Steady!", I kept telling myself, as I climbed the steps to reach Tirumala, the abode of Lord Venkateshwara. It was my first time; I had always driven with my family by car or bus and had never taken the pedestrian path up the hills. I tried not to think of the 3550 steps … Continue reading Tirupathi – the journey