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Divya Desam
Tiruvengadam, Vengadam, Tirumalai, Vadamalai, Venkatadri, Venkatachalam, Vrishabhadri, Garudadri, Seshadri, Anjanadri, Narayanadri, Nrismhadri, and a host of other synonmys; but today most popularly simply as Tirupati — the Sacred Place.
Perumal
mūlavar
Srinivasa, Venkatesa, Venkateswara, Venkatanatha, Venkatachalapati, Tiruvengadattaan, Tiruvengadam Udaiyaan; Thimmappa (Kannada); also known today as Balaji.
utsavar
Malayappa. All of the mūlavar’s names also apply to the utsavar.
Thâyâr
(at Tiruchanoor, near the base of the hill) Padmaavati, Alarmel Mangai. She is also present on the chest of the Lord in the form of a gold pendant.
Alvar mangaḷâśâsanam (203)
  • Poykai Alvar:
    • Mudal Tiruvantadi 26, 37, 38, 39, 40, 68, 76, 77, 82, 99
  • Bhuttatt Alvar:
    • Irandaam Tiruvantadi 25, 28, 33, 45, 46, 53, 54, 72, 75
  • Pey Alvar:
    • Moonram Tiruvantadi 14, 26, 30, 32, 39, 40, 45, 58, 61, 62, 63, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 89
  • Tirumazhisai Alvar:
    • Naanmukan Tiruvantadi 34, 39–48, 90
    • Tirucchanda Viruttam 48, 60, 81
  • Nammalvar:
    • Tiruviruttam 8, 10, 15, 31, 50, 60, 67, 81
    • Periya Tiruvantadi 68
    • Tiruvaymoli 1.8.3, 2.6.9–10, 2.7.11, 3.3 (full), 3.5.8, 3.9.1, 4.5.11, 6.6 (full), 6.9.5, 6.10 (full), 8.2.1, 9.3.8, 10.5.6, 10.7.8
  • Kulasekhara Alvar:
    • Perumal Tirumoli 4.1–4.11
  • Periyalvar:
    • Periyalvar Tirumoli 1.5.3, 1.9.8, 2.6.9. 2.7.3, 2.9.6, 3.3.4, 5.4.1
  • Andal:
    • Nacciyar Tirumoli 1.1, 1.3, 4.2, 5.2, 8.1–8.10, 10.5, 10.8
  • Tiruppan Alvar:
    • [ Amalanadipiran 1, 3 ]
  • Tirumangai Alvar:
    • Periya Tirumoli 1.8 (full), 2.1 (full), 3.5.9, 4.3.8, 4.7.5, 5.3.4, 5.5.1, 5.6.7, 6.8.1, 7.1.3, 7.3.5, 7.10.3, 8.2.3, 9.7.4,9.9.9, 10.1.2, 10.9.2, 10.10.5, 11.3.7, 11.5.10
    • Tirukkurundandakam 7
    • Tirunedundandakam 16
    • Siriya Tirumadal 39
    • Periya Tirumadal 62
Vimanam
Ananda Nilayam; Seshaachalam
Pushkarini
Swami
Tirtham
Tirukkoneri. Within a couple of miles are other tirthams: Akasa Ganga, and the Papavinasini and Kumaradarai Falls. Elsewhere are Tumburu Tirtham, Ramakrishna Tirtham Jabali Tirtham, Gogarbham, Pandava Tirtham, Chakra Tirtham, Vaikuntha Tirtham, and the Svarnamukhi River.
Facing
East
Posture
Standing
Pratyaksham
Tondamaan Chakravarti
Agama
Vaikhânasa
Other Shrines
Sri Ramanuja, Varadaraja, Yoga Narasimha