Sat, Apr 04, 2015, 12:54 PM
The temples in Telugu states are closed due to lunar eclipse or 'Chandra Grahanam' occurring today. TTD Tirumala temple has also been closed early though the eclipse is happening in afternoon. Temple remains closed twice a year during solar and lunar eclipse. The most rich and visited temple is closed by archakas and authorities at 9.30 am this morning due to the 45 minutes of lunar eclipse to occur between 2-3 pm in afternoon. The devotees were allowed to have 'darshan' of Lord till 8am in morning.