Tirumala Teppotsavam Float Festival 2018
Tirumala Teppotsavam 2018 Dates & Booking
Teppotsavam / Float Festival is an annual seva that will conducted in Tirumala. Every year during Phalguna Pournami, this festival is celebrated on a grand scale in the Swami Pushkarini for five days in the month of chaitra.
Place: Swami Pushkarini
Timings: 7 PM to 8 PM
Bookings: Should be done before 90 days of Teppotsavam
Ticket price: Rs. 500 / person
First day: Lord Rama with Sita and Lakshmana is offered worship and taken out for a celestial ride on the finely decked float in Swamy Pushkarini.
Second day: Lord Sri Krishna and Rukmini are offered puja and taken for pleasure ride on float.
During the remaining three days, beginning with Trayodasi and ending with Pournami, Sri Malayappa Swami along with Sridevi and Bhudevi are taken out for a ride in the temple tank.
On the third day, there will be three rounds followed by five rounds and on the final day, the utsava murtis will be taken out for pleasure ride on the impressively decorated float for seven rounds. The pilgrims throng to see the grandeur of the deities on this particular day since, the charm of full moon is an added attraction to the divine beauty of the deities.
Arjita seva ticket holders who take part in this float festival will have darshan of the Lord after the festival.
Teppotsavam / Float Festival 2018
For the year 2018, the five-day annual Theppotsavams is scheduled to commence from February 25 to March 1. The festival will be organised at the temple Pushkarini between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. everyday.
Pilgrims who book for the seva, will be allowed for Darshan after teppotsavam. The pilgrims who wish to be a part of this annual seva, they need to book tickets either online through ttd seva online or offline. Ticket cost is approximately Rs. 500/- per person for per day.
Every ticket holder is given one Big Laddu and one Vada along with silk piece upper for gents and blouse piece for ladies.