The Devarajaswamy temple in Kancheepuram district near Chennai is the center of attraction since the past few days. People are trying their level best to get a glimpse of Lord Athi Varadar placed in a standing position (Athi Varadar Nindra Kolam).
The devotees have to buy a ticket in order to get to the temple.
Availability of the tickets.
There are two different genres of tickets, the normal ticket and the special ticket. The ticket for the Special Darshan is only available through online booking.
For online bookings, you will have to visit the Tamil Nadu Department of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (TNHRCE) website.
Pricing and the timings of ticket bookings facility.
Only 250 tickets each available for the morning and evening special Darshan are out there up for grabs. Devotees are trying their level best get their tickets done .these tickets are priced at Rs 500 and the bookings are open at 10 am.
There are a total of 2000 normal tickets. Which are priced at Rs 300. The bookings for these tickets start at 11 in the morning. You will have to visit the official website to get your tickets booked.
Other key instructions to ensure hassle-free Darshan:
There is no facility of locker rooms, you will have to keep your essential to yourself.
There is no arrangement for the resting of footwear do leave them at your own risk. Better to leave them in your vehicles.
There’s an arrangement of the special queue at East Mada Veedhi for physically challenged, senior citizens and parents with infants.
The managing body has arranged around 1500 wheelchairs to facilitate people who cannot walk on their own to facilitate them.
Seating arrangements have been made in between the queues for those who cannot stand for long hours.
Aadhaar card is mandatory for Darshan, and only a single ticket can be availed with each Aadhaar.