Tirumala rempie Closed for Lunar Eclipse
Tirumala , Dec 03 :
Sri Venkateswara temple at Tirumala will remain closed from 12 noon to 10.30 pm on December 10 in view of lunar eclipse.
The pilgrims will be allowed for Sarva darshan between 6.30 am and 11.30 am on the day of eclipse.
The temple will reopen at 10.30 pm and Pu-nyahavachanam, Suddhi and night Kainkarayams will be conducted.
The festival of Kartheeka Deepotsavam will commence by 11.30 pm where in about 630 (ghee)lamps will be lit inside the sanctum sanctorum as well as in important places outside the temple.
The TTD has cancelled Arjitha Sevas like Kalyanotsavam, Unjal Seva, Arjitha Brahmotsavam, Vasanthotsavam and Sahasra Deepal-ankara Seva on December 10.
Sarva darshan will be restored on December 11 after 7 a.m.