Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) will be releasing the online quota of darshan(SED) tickets for November and December. The special entry quota ticket will cost Rs 300 and will be up on the official website at 9 am on Friday. 

In a press release, the temple’s authority stated that the Slotted Sarva Darshan (SSD) tickets quota for November will be available for online booking from Saturday at 9 am. 

The TTD online booking is available at https://tirupatibalaji.ap.gov.in/.  

The TTD has not announced the exact number of tickets that will be released for the online booking, confusing the devotees. Meanwhile, the Temple authority is under pressure to increase the footfall at Tirumala especially after the body has made the second dose vaccination certificate or a Covid-19 negative test report necessary for taking the darshan. 

Presently, the pilgrim footfall at Tirumala has been decreased to less than 30,000 per day. During the pre-Covid times, the average football at the hill town used to be around 70-80,000 devotees. 

Temples body has not clarified the exact number of tickets that will be released for online booking leading, to confusion among the devotees.

Steps to book your ticket:- 

  •  Visit the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams official website https://tirupatibalaji.ap.gov.in/ 

  •  It will take 10 minutes to load the page

  •  Click on the hyperlink in the sentence saying - Please click here to book Special Entry Darshan (Rs.300) tickets

  •  You will be directed to the page where you can fill in the details and complete the further process 

  •  Next enter your mobile number, captcha code and click on 'Generate OTP' 

  •  Fill the six-digit OTP that you will receive on your mobile phone and click login 

  •  Select the dates of your choice in the calendar. There are different colour significances for the slots where green indicates available, yellow indicates fast filling, red indicates full and blue indicates quota not released.
  •  Once slots are selected you will be taken to the next page where you will be asked to enter: Name, Age, Gender, Photo ID Proof, ID Card Number and then click on 'Continue'.

Located in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, the shrine of Lord Venkateshwara is believed to be the world’s richest Hindu temple.

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