Srivari Padala Mandapam is a temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara at Alipiri. The presiding deity is referred to Padala Vennkateswara Swamy. As per legend Lord Venkateswara after Ekantha seva at Tirumala will come visit his concert Padamavati at Tiruchanur, down the hill through Alipiri Steps path and will leave his footwear at this place and hence the name "Padala Mandapam"(Telugu : Padalu refers to Foot). Devotees going on Tirumala Yatra from Tirupati will offer prayers here first by carrying "Srivari Padukalu"(believed to be footwear worn by Lord Venkateswara himself) on their heads. The temple comes under Sri GovindarajaSwamy Temple circle and is being administered by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams.
A Trip to Tirupati presents devotes with the opportunity to visit many prominent temples as well as experience the natural beauty of various waterfalls. What makes the tour even better is the location of Tirupati. It is well connected to every important cities of India via roadways, railways and airways.
Entry Fee :
No Entry Fee
Timings : Sri Vari Padala Mandapam Temple timings are from 5 AM to 8 PM. The seva charges at the temple are minimal. Pilgrims are required to pay a charge of Rs. 5 for Padala Seva, Rs. 10 for Ekantha Seva and Rs. 20 for Abhishekam.
There are two sub-temples of Srivari Padalamandapam Temple. Located to the eastern side of Srivari Padala Mandapam is the Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple with two sub temples attached to it, namely Andal Temple and Periyalwar Temple. This temple was renovated recently; in the year of 2005. Srivari Padala Mandapam Temple opening timing of is at 5.30 AM, while it closes by 8 PM.
Another sub temple of Srivari Padalamandapam is the Sri Vinayaka Swamy Temple, also popular with the name of Ghat Road Vinayaka Swamy. Devotees, who reach Tirupati through via road, visit this temple to seek blessings for their safe travel. Timings of this temple are from 5.30 in morning till 7 in night.