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Seven Hills at Tirupati – The Names of the Mountains in the Prayer or Hymn Chanted in the Tirumala Temple



Tirumala range has several mountains. One has to pass through these hills to reach the Tirupati Balaji Temple. The names of the seven hills vary in Puranas. The hymn or prayer chanted at Tirupati Temple state the names of the hills as:

Srishaila
Sheshashaila
Garudachala
Venkatadri
Narayanadri
Vrishabadri and
Vrishadri

Srishaila consists of wealth; Sheshashaila was embraced by Adishesha; Garudachala was brought from Vaikunta; Venkatadri helps in destroying sins; at Narayanadri, Vishnu appeared before a poor devotee and sanctified the place; Vrishabadri is the place where Vishnu killed powerful demon and Vrshadri is the place where Dharmaraja performed penance.

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