Tirumala Temple Remains Closed on July 27 of Lunar Eclipse
Tirumala Temple Remains Closed on July 27, Friday Due to Lunar Eclipse
Date: July 27, Friday
Temple Closing time: 5 PM
Opening Time: 04.15 AM on July 28
Darshan Start Time: 07.00 AM on July 28
Cancelled Festival: Monthly Pornami Garuda Seva
On the occasion of Lunar Eclipse, which is occurring on July 27, the Tirumala temple is closed. All darshans and other related sevas in this time will be stopped. The temple will be closed from 5 PM on 27 July to 04.15 AM on July 28. Though, the actual eclipse starts from 11.54 PM and will continue to 03.49 AM on this day, as per the traditions, the temple remains closed from the early hours and opens once the eclipse get completed.
As per the tradition, the temple doors closed before 6 hours before any eclipse start time. Following this, the close and open timings are decided. The temple reopens after finishing suddhi, punyahavachanam and other cleansing rituals, at 04.15 AM and darshan for all pilgrims waiting for that day will be allowed at 07.00 AM in the morning.
Following total lunar eclipse on July 27, the hill shrine of Tirumala will be closed from 05 PM till 04.15 AM on that day.
TTD has cancelled Kalyanotsavam, Unjal Seva, Arjita Brahmotsavam, Vasantotsavam, Sahasra Deepalankara Seva on July 27 following lunar eclipse.