Visakhapatnam: Tirupati Balaji, one of the richest temples in the country, is witnessing long queues of devotees every day. Thousands of devotees are visiting the Tirupati Balaji Temple in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh every day and visiting Balaji. On Sunday (25th August), thousands of devotees also visited the place and visited God. According to the information received, 84,004 devotees visited the shrine on Sunday. A total of Rs 4.13 crore came in the form of offerings in the temple. The temple was also visited by 33,878 devotees.
A large number of devotees are reaching the Tirupati temple these days, forcing devotees to queue in long queues and wait for the darshan of God. The crowd of devotees at the temple has created a situation where the average time of Sarvadarshan has reached 6 hours, which means devotees have to wait for six hours to see Balaji. The number of devotees in the temple can be estimated from the fact that all the compartments that go to the temple are full and devotees have to wait outside the Q Complex.
Lord Venkateshwara or Balaji is considered to be the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is believed that Lord Vishnu had lived on the banks of a pond called Swami Pushkarni for some time. In this ancient temple of God, from the rich to the poor, film stars and big businessmen reach for darshan and visit Balaji.