Discription of the temples of Tirumala – Varada raja shrine

Immediately to the left of the gopura entrance there is a small  shrine  dedicated to Varadaraja. It con- sists of a high adhistana, an  Antarala  a Garbhagriha and a Vimana above, belonging to the vesara order. The walls of the Garbha- griha of this shrine are  decorated with four pilasters, those of the Antarala with one pilaster  and  the back wall with four pilasters. There is a doorway in the front  finked by a pilaster on either side and surmounted by a kapota T minted with nasikas surmounted by simhalalata. There is  another  kapota above the walls similarly decorated. The sanctum contains a  stone image of Varadaraja.

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