Papavinasam Tirumala,is around 5 km from main temple and is a beautiful waterfall in the region.
It is believed that the holy waters of this place dissolve the sins of the devotees. Hence this place is known as Papavinasanam . It is believed that this water comes from the feet of the Lord. This was a natural waterfall, but the water is arranged to flow from the mouth of Lions. . There are separate dressing rooms at this site for men and women, where they can change their dresses . A reservoir is constructed here, which supplies water to the whole of Tirumala
The reservoir near the dam restricts the water flow in this theertham.
A bath in papa vinasanam thirta frees the devotee from the consequence of the sins of core previous births. A salagrama stone can be donated here.
Bathing in this water is really refreshing and is said to wash away the evils and confer good fortune. There is a platform built by the temple governance where the running water is diverted for devotees to take the water first in hand. Every pilgrim visiting Tirumala Tirupati must and should visit this place.
How to reach Papavinasam:
- Some of the interesting places on Tirumala Hills like Gogarbham, Papavinasanam, Venugopala Temple are located on the way to Akasha Ganga Theertham. Pilgrims can visit these places taking Free bus or a Taxi.
- A.P.S.R.T.C buses are available from Kalyani Choultry near CRO from 5 a.m every day with a twenty minute frequency
- T.T.D runs free buses to this Holy falls
- Private taxis are available to this falls.
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