The Temples of Tirupati – Shrine of three Alvars

This shrine is adjacent to the Vahana- mantapa. It consists of a verandah, a hall and a Gaibhagriha.The verandah has two fine pillars each face of which is decorated with five rows of the seties-Kuta, Sala and Kuta, all over and crowned by a Vijayanagara capital. The Hall has two rows of four pillars each. These pillars have three rectangular blocks with an octagonal shaft in between and Chola: capitals above. The Garbhagriha contains the stone images of Tirumalisai alvar, Nammalvar and Kurattalvar.

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