Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Tirupati the Lord of the Sacred Hill

Tirupati is a city known for its temple. The name of the place is derived from the word Tripathi meaning "Lord of the Sacred Hill". It also translates into "Sacred Abode of Vishnu"



The Tirumala Hills here is the second oldest rock mountains in the world. Places of interest here are:
  • Lord Venkateshawara Temple
  • Govindarajaswamy Temple
  • Silathoranam
  • Padmavati Temple

22 comments:

Al said...

What a stunning combination of natural beauty and human history this area has.

Light and Voices said...

Lots of stairs to climb and these folks were successful. Nice job on the photograph.
JM, Illinois-U.S.A.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Beautiful views from that mountain top!

Jeevan said...

Nice to know the name meaning of Tirupati and u got a beautiful shot in front!

rupam sarma said...

Beautiful pics.Thanks for sharing.

carol l mckenna said...

Yet another beautiful temple ~ great images ~

Happy Weekend to you ~ ^_^

Photo Cache said...

Have a lovely weekend.

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Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Ancient worlds ...really makes one think.

ladyfi said...

What a lovely view!

Ranjana's craft blog said...

I never knew that it is the second oldest rock. Nice photos!

joo said...

I would love to visit those places obe day!
Thanks for showing:)

Joyful said...

I like the view from the top of the hill. Have a great weekend, Rajesh.

Chandra@GreenComotion said...

One very important Temple to visit in Southern India!
Have a Happy Weekend!
Peace :)

Pietro and Cynthia said...

What a wonderful view!
Happy weekend!

Nora said...

I am really enjoying your photos and info. I would love to see this Temple. I love reading the names and history of these places you take us to.

Paula Scott Molokai Girl Studio said...

Profound!

Kathy Shell said...

India is such an interesting place. Pleased to meet a fellow scenery blogger.

Jeannie Marie said...

I find the pilgrims just as interesting as the setting! I can't imagine climbing to that height in the beautiful yellow sari!

Jim said...

Both are great shots

Gillena Cox said...

Nice shots Rajesh; have a good Sunday

much love...

edenhills said...

Beautiful mountains!

Preeti Subba said...

Beautiful place