Tirupati Top 10 visiting places
Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple
As per the Legend, Sage Kapila Maharshi did penance here for Lord Siva and Installed Siva Linga. Temple is 3 km from Tirupati Bus station and can be reached by Bus and Auto Rickshaw.
Temple Tank Kapila Theertham is located right at the entrance. It is believed that a holy dip in this Theertham will relieve the devotees from all sins.
Sri Govindaraja Swamy Temple
Temple is close to Tirupati Railway station, which is a walkable distance. As per the folklore, the main deity of Govindaraja Swamy in leaning posture was shifted from Chidambaram (Tamil Nadu) when the local Chola emperor announced dismantling of the statue. On learning about its shifting to Tirupati, Vaishnavite Saint Ramanuja arrived here in 1130 A.D and consecrated the same as per ‘Vaikhanasa Agama’ doctrine at the place where it exists today.It is said that the temple had Sri Parthasarathy (Lord Krishna as the charioteer of Arjuna) on the main altar but Sri Ramanujacharya added the deity of Sri Govindaraja Swami.