PM Modi Visits Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple; Here’s Why You Need To Visit This Tirumala Temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Tirumala this morning.

by Shreya Ghosh
PM Modi Visits Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple; Here’s Why You Need To Visit This Tirumala Temple

Starting a new week by visiting a temple, praying, and seeking blessings seems like a beautiful idea. Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his week by visiting the historical Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Tirumala on Monday morning. This temple is not just a renowned one in Tirumala or Andhra Pradesh but also all across India and the rest of the world. A huge number of devotees travel to the hill shrine every day.

PM Modi Prayed For Indians At The Tirumala Temple

Taking to Instagram, Narendra Modi shared some glimpses of his recent visit to Tirumala’s Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple. Dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, this religious place is one of Andhra Pradesh’s most prominent destinations to visit.


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Modi Ji went to the temple at about 8 AM today. Taking to social media, he wrote how he “prayed for the good health, well-being, and prosperity of 140 crore Indians.” He reached the city in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday and embarked on this religious journey on Monday morning. YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, and S Abdul Nazeer, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh, were present at the Tirupati Airport to receive the Prime Minister.

Today’s visit to the temple in Andhra Pradesh marked the fourth time of his visit to the Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Tirumala as the Prime Minister of India, according to a report by The Times of India. After Narendra Modi visited the main gate of this temple, he was greeted inside with the Isthikapal welcome. Some priests and officials were present to welcome the Prime Minister inside.

His morning at the temple was quite an extraordinary experience. After entering the temple, he visited the sanctum sanctorum, then worshipped, and prayed. While he was worshipping Lord Venkateswara this morning, a group of people including the chief priest was saying the Sthala Puranam. Praying in such a beautiful atmosphere is truly a magnificent religious experience.

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Here’s Why You Should Visit The Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple

Here are some more snippets of Modi Ji’s visit to Tirumala.

Tirumala is quite famous among tourists and visitors for being home to renowned places. The city sees a massive tourist footfall every year and the Tirupati Balaji temple is one of the most famous religious shrines to visit among many. Devotees from different corners visit the city to worship Lord Venkateswara and seek blessings. Along with praying and worshipping Lord Venkateswara, some of the many highlights that attract lakhs of visitors and devotees every year are the rich history, culture, divinity, peace, and spectacular architecture.

Devotees believe this revered temple to be very auspicious and Lord Venkateswara protects everyone from challenges and hardships in life. The idol of Lord Venkateswara is considered to be very powerful. Lakhs of people visit the temple for new beginnings and to celebrate happy moments. Also, it is believed that the Lord blesses his devotees and grants the wishes that they ask for.

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Have you visited the renowned Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Tirumala yet? If not, plan a trip here soon.

Cover Image Courtesy: Instagram/ Narendra Modi (@narendramodi)

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