Srivari Padalu Tirumala Tirupati

“SriVari Padalu”, in English means “Lord Sri Venkateswara’s Feet “. 

It is located little close to Sila Thoranam, As per the mythology, this is the place where Lord Narayana first set his feet. The footprint is available here and devotees visit this place at the top of Narayanagiri hill for the divine sight.

The abode of Lord Venkateswara a human incarnation of Lord Vishnu is a location that has been famous to be the first footstep of the lord which he set on this piece of earth. The footmarks at SriVari Padalu are visible and the direction of the feet is pointing towards today’s Ananda Nilayam.

Directions from Sila Thoranam

It is a 10-minute walk from Sila Thoranam, One can see the crossroads where one road leads to Dharmagiri and the other to the highest peak on the Tirumala Hills, the Narayanagiri.

How to reach Srivari Padalu Tirumala?

  • Some of the interesting places on Tirumala Hills like Gogarbham, Papavinasanam, Venugopala Temple are located on the way to Akash Ganga Theertham. Pilgrims can visit these places taking a Free bus or a Taxi.
  • A.P.S.R.T.C run buses to Padalu, from Kalyani Choultry near C.R.O Office Tirumala from 5 a.m every day with a twenty-minute frequency.
  • Even Private Taxis are running services to SriVari Padalu Tirumala.
  • T.T.D Runs free buses in Tirumala and Bus stops are available around the Temple.

Srivari Padalu Tirumala Photo Gallery

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  1. Hi, This is Madhu here, I want to know which temple to visit first. whether Srivari Padalu or Lord Venkateswara temple. Please tell me story and important to visit the place.

    • Dear Madam,
      Srivari Padalu is the place where the lord placed his 2nd foot impression as stated in Venkateswara Mahathyam. First it should be Venkateswara Temple next comes Srivari Padalu.
      Please let me know if you need more details

    • First you have to visit varahaswamy temple neat swamy pushkarini becoz lord venkateswara given promise to varahaswamy that first every devotee should do darshan first u and next me and next srivaripadalu it is the place first swamy landed on narayanadri and came down to venkatadri and stood there