TIRUMALA: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams has decided to release the Kaylanotsavam, Arjitha Seva, Unjal seva, Arjitha Brahmotsavam and Sahasra Deepalankarana online seva (virtual participation) and connected darshan quota from February 22 to 28, 2023 could be booked only from February 9, 2023, 10 am onwards.
Srivari Arjitha seva tickets through the ‘electronic dip’ system for the period of February 22 to 28, 2023 would be made available from February 8, 2023, from 10 am to February 10, 2023, 10 am. Similarly, Srivari Arjitha seva tickets from February 22 to 28, 2023 would be made available through online booking from February 8, 2023, 12 pm onwards. The Kalyanotsavam, Unjal seva and Brahmotsavams tickets could be booked directly by the devout on TTD’s official website www.tirupatibalaji.ap.gov.in on a first-come-first-serve basis.
In the meantime, the pilgrims’ rush is normal at Tirumala. On February 6, 2023, a total of 71,496 devotees had darshan of the deity and 26,908 tonsures and hundi collection was Rs 5.33 crore. The devotees were waiting in two compartments and darshan time for Sarvadarshan (without SSD tokens) is eight hours.