International Young Scientist Congress


4th International Young Scientist Congress (IYSC-2018)

and

Workshop on Vedic Science

8th and 9 th May 2018
in collaboration with
Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India



Tourist places at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh


Tirumala Temple

Venkateswara Temple is a landmark Vaishnavite temple situated in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India.The Temple is dedicated to Lord Sri Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu, who is believed to have appeared here to save mankind from trials and troubles of Kali Yuga.Hence the place has also got the name Kaliyuga Vaikuntham and Lord here is referred to as Kaliyuga Prathyaksha Daivam. The temple is also known by other names like Tirumala Temple, Tirupati Temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple. Lord Venkateswara is known by many other names: Balaji, Govinda, and Srinivasa.

Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple

Padmavathi Temple is the temple dedicated to Goddess Padmavathi or Alamelumanga, the consort of Lord Venkateswara. The Temple is situated in Tiruchanur, at a distance of 5 km from Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The Temple is being administered by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams.It is believed that the Goddess Lakshmi was born as Alamelu to Akasha Raja, the ruler of this region, and wed Venkateshwara of Tirupati. Goddess Lakshmi gave darshan to Lord Venkateswara on a red Lotus flower (Padma in Sanskrit) at Alamelu mangapuram after his deep penance for twelve years. According to tradition, the Mother Goddess manifested Herself in the holy Pushkarini called Padmasarovaram in a golden lotus. The Venkatachala Mahatyam states that Lord Suryanarayana was instrumental in blossoming of the lotus in full splendour. A temple dedicated to Lord Suryanarayana is situated on the eastern side of the Pushkarini. The Padma Purana gives a vivid description of the advent of the Goddess and subsequent wedding with Lord Srinivasa.The manifestation of Sri Padmavathi Devi occurred in the month of Karthika on Sukla Paksha Panchami when the star Uttarashada in the ascendent. The Brahmotsavam of the Goddess is celebrated with all pomp and glory to commemorate the auspicious occasion of Her avatara.

ISKCON Tirupati

ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) Krishna Temples are located all over the world. Although, in almost every important city of India, there is an ISKCON Temple, ISKCON Temple in Tirupati is especially popular. Its architecture and location makes it is even more attractive to the devotees.Popularly also known as Hare Rama Hare Krishna temple, located in the Ramachandra Nagar, on the Hare Rama Hare Krishna Road, ISKCON Tirupati Temple is easily accessible. It is about 14 km away from Tirupati Bus Stand and at a distance of 15 km from Tirupati railway station.