The Temples of Tirupati – Thirumalainambi shrine

This shrine is situated between the shrine of Ramanuja and die innermost gopura. It consists of a pillared verandah, a Hall and Garbhagriha. Of the six pillars in the front verandah, those at the extremities are fluted columns with Vijayanagara capitals. Those in between them are Vijayanagara pillars with brackets containing two rows of lions standing above makaras. The hall beyond is at a higher level and reached by a short flight of steps. It has two rows of a six pillars each most of which have animal brackets. There are four pillars with one pillaret projecting. The Garbhagriha contains a stone image of Tirumalainambi.

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