Darshan at Tirumala Temple will be prioritized for common pilgrims on January 1 and 13-22.
Darshan for common pilgrims will be prioritized by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) on January 1 and between January 13 and 22. The fortunate days of Vaikunta Ekadasi, Dwadasi, and Vaikunta Dwara Darshan have arrived. Pilgrims have been accommodated by the TTD.
The TTD has decided to limit VIP break darshan to "Protocol VIPs" who arrive on their own. The TTD has stated that it will no longer accept recommendation letters for VIPs.
The board requested that worshippers produce a Covid-negative report or a two-dose immunization certificate. The Covid-19 test must be completed within 48 hours of visiting the temple.
Before visiting the Tirupati temple in January, here are some things you should know:
1. From January 11 to 14, advance reservations for lodging have been canceled.
2. All accommodations in Tirumala will be assigned to pilgrims based on existing bookings.
3. Donors will not be able to book accommodations from January 11 to 14.
4. In accordance with Covid-19 safety requirements and dress code, a sufficient number of barbers would be deployed for tonsures around the clock in all Tirumala Kalyanakattas.
5. Annaprasadam will be offered to all pilgrims from 4 a.m. to 12 a.m. on all auspicious days in accordance with Covid-19 safety standards.
6. During these days, medical teams will be stationed at all key locations.
7. TTD Vigilance Department would be in charge of traffic laws in collaboration with Tirumala Police.
8. TTD has underlined that all devotees who have purchased darshan tickets must present a 'Covid Negative RT PCR Certificate' obtained 48 hours before or two doses of vaccination.
9. Devotees must rigorously adhere to Covid-19 safety standards and cooperate with TTD security.