Natural Arch in the Tirumala Hills is a one of a kind geological surprise positioned 1 km (0.6 mi) North of the temple, close to the Chakra Teertham. The Arch is likewise referred to as Silathoranam in Telugu (“Sila” manner ‘rock’ and “thoranam” way a garland strung over a threshold, connecting two vertical columns or an ‘arch’ as in this example). The arch measures eight m (26.2 feet) in width and three m (9.8 ft) in top, and is obviously fashioned in the quartzites of Cudappah because of natural erosive forces.
The foremost source of its profits is Kanuka or Hundi offerings.
Besides this, the sale of prasadam, darshan tickets, sale of seva tickets, sale of human hair, and receipts from choultries (places of lodging) are the opposite significant resources of profits.
The gross earnings of TTD for the modern-day year (2014-15) is anticipated to be Rs.2359.2 crores($385.33 mn). So, that is about Rs.6.34 crores($1.036 mn) in line with day.
He Garuda Hill in Tirumala, the abode of Lord Venkateswara, features a herbal rock formation that is inside the shape of Garuda (the eagle).
Incidentally, it seems that Garuda is likewise the automobile of Lord Venkateswara.
It got the patent rights beneath the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act; to counter the black marketplace that turned into growing.
Around a hundred and fifty,000 laddus are made every day. Each laddu weighs around 100gms, and is said to be made by way of a group of clergymen referred to as “Archakas” in a unique temple kitchen known as “poku”.