Tirumala- Sacred Foods of God
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Item Code: NAZ601
Author: Av Ramana Dikshitulu Kota Neelima
Publisher: Roli Books Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
ISBN: 9789351941095
Pages: 176 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Other Details: 9.50 X 7.50 inch
Weight 640 gm
About the Book
Sacred food offerings to God are the most personal and affectionate manifestation of human devotion. Ancient scriptures prescribe the various sacred foods, along with their ingredients, recipes, and even the measure in which the offerings can be made.

Food offerings to God at the Tirumala Temple of Lord Sri Venkateshwara is a tradition that has been followed for over a thousand years. For the first time ever, the details, of this ritual are revealed in this unique volume, along with its significance, history and practice inside the Temple today. The book also provides a simplified method of preparation of the sacred foods, which can be replicated by devotees in their households.

About the Author
AV RAMANA DIKSHITULU is the 37th descendent of Vaikhanasa Archaka Gopinath and the head priest at the Lord Venkateshwara Temple at Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh. He holds a doctorate in molecular biology and is an inimitable authority on the Agamas, the crucially important Vedic scriptures.

KOTA NEELIMA has been a political journalist for over twenty years. She is former political editor, The Sunday Guardian and writes on politics, democratic reforms and issues concerning rural poor in India. Her recent publications include Tirupati: Guide to Life (2012), Shoes of the Dead (2013), and The Honest Season (2016).

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