Tirupati ganagnamma Jathara

Tataiahgunta Tirupati Gangamma Jatara Prominence Goddess, Gangamma is believed to have been born in Avilala, Tirupati. Tataiahgunta Tirupati Gangamma is worshipped as the younger sister of Lord Sri Venkateswara. The ‘jatara’ is ritualistically observed by native residents of Tirupati. Tirupati Gangamma Jatara is the important festival for Tirupati people. People from different places visit this Te....
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"An ancient practice for the devout to carry pagoda-like structures called ‘Sapparalu’ while walking all the way to the temple. The colorfully-decorated tower, made to stand on a long pole, is carried on the shoulder as a form of fulfilment of vow. The clay idol of Gangamma made in front of the temple will be smashed to pieces "The last day is meant for men visiting the temple, dressed up as women, to offer prayers. "The festival was actually introduced centuries back to praise the valorous act of Gangamma slaying a local chieftain, to punish him for his demonic character of outraging the modesty of women. The ‘Perantalu Vesham’ is donned traditionally by the ‘Kaikala’ clan. As times changed, the ritual turned into a fashion statement, with men draped in sari or other dress donning wigs, smearing lipstick and fancy goggles.

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chief Executive officer
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams TTD Administrative Building K.T. Road

How to reach

The nearest airport is tirupati, which is 2 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is trupati, which is 3 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Tirupati, which is 1KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
Tataiahgunta, tirupati
Date Time

15 May 2023 - 19 May 2023



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