Vishnu Temple in Tirupati

By Virginia Brown

About the Vishnu Temple

Vishnu Temple is a vibrant cultural place with a grand history spanning several centuries. Vishnu is also said to be the richest temple in India. It is also one of those e most famous temples in the world. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateshwaray, who is the incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

This temple is also known as the temple of seven hills. Offering hair is a well known sacrifice. Also, as part fulfillment of their vow to the lord, devotees offer ornaments and money. Vishuaksena, is a deity regarded as the commander of Sri Vishnu's troups. The temple is visited by hundreds of thousands of pilgrims throughout the year.