Tirupati Lord Venkateswara is known by other names like Srinivasa, balaji and is another avatar of the Hindu deity, Vishnu. Hindu Scriptures state that seeing the dedication of his devotees, Bhagawan Vishnu reincarnated himself as Venkateshwara. In the Kaliyuga age, he appeared for the upliftment and salvation of humanity. Legends state that he is the highest and most respect divinity in the dark Kaliyug age and is thus, known as Sankata Mochaka Venkata Ramana.
Worshipping the supreme divinity, Vishnu, in the form of Venkateshwara includes different types of rituals. These include Madhyahna, Nishi, and UshaKala puja. Daily ceremonial practices entail Archana, Thomala Seva, Unjal Seva, Suprabhata Seva, Arjita Brahmotsavam. These holy rituals must be performed in the break of dawn, preferably at 3:00 a.m. Shuddhi, Koluvu, Panchanga Sravanam, and Sahasranama Archana are other essential practices that take place in the early morning hours.
Reasons for praying:
Observing Vratha or fasting in the name of Lord Balaji will earn his grace and helps you in achieving your goals. Reciting Namo Venkatesaya or Govinda while performing the japa is also beneficial. Removing the barriers of health problems or financial difficulties becomes attainable by offering regular obeisance to the divinity. Obtaining promotion in your job and success in your life’s ventures become possible with dedicated praying.
Tirupati, in Andhra Pradesh dedicatedly celebrates festivities devoted to Tirupati Lord Venkateswara. Srivari Brahmotsavam is one of the annual festivals, celebrated during September to October, at the Dasara, and Navarathri occasions. In the months of December and January, the Adhyaynatosav am festival is commemorated with splendor during ten days of Vaikunta Ekadashi. Rathasaptami is observed in February where the deity of Balaji is taken around the town in procession.
Places of worship
Tirumala, in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh is devoted to the divinity, Lord Balaji. Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, in Chittoor district, is known by different names like the Tirupati Balaji temple and Tirumala temple. People from all over the world visit the Chittoor district to see the stone deity of Dhruva Beram and Kautuka Beram. Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami temple is situated near Tirupati and is renowned for the Yajna performed by Muni Rishis. People from these regions have immense faith on Balaji for fighting the evils of Kaliyuga.