Tendulkar worships at Lord Venkateswara temple

Tendulkar, wearing a a white dhoti and shirt, offered worship at the famous temple in Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh.

Updated: February 02, 2013 11:23 IST
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Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh: Star batsman Sachin Tendulkar offered worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh in the wee hours of Saturday Morning.

Tendulkar arrived on a 10-hour maiden pilgrimage on the hills at midnight.

He offered worship in the traditional manner, wearing a white dhoti and shirt, and also took part in the 'Suprabhatha recitation seva' (a ritual), temple sources said.

Tendulkar was in the temple for about 20 minutes.

After prayers, Tendulkar was presented with 'laddu' prasadam, holy water and a sacred silk cloth by the temple management while the priests, chanting vedic hymns, blessed him at the ancient Ranganayaka mandapam inside the temple, they said.

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