As per the Telugu calendar, the seventh day of the Magha Masa (month) is celebrated as Ratha Saptami at the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD).
In 2018 Ratha Saptami festival will be on 24th January 2018.
This day is also know as Surya Jayanti or Mini Brahmotsavams.
On this day a special procession is carried out at the Tirupati Balaji Temple where in deity of Malayappa Swamy (Sri Venkateswara or Balaji) takes a ride on seven vahanams or vehicles.
On the day, Balaji gives darshan to devotees mounted atop seven different vahanams (vehicles) including Surya Prabha, Chinnasesha, Garuda Vahanam, Hanumanta Vahanam, Kalpavriksha, Sarvabhoopala and Chandraprabha. Devotees can get a glimpse of the Venkateshwara atop each Vahana along the four mada streets at Tirupati.
Schedule of Lord Venkateswara Procession on Ratha Saptami Day :
Surya Parbha Vahanam by 5.30 am,
Chinnasesha Vahanam by 9.00 am,
Garuda Vahanam by 11.00 am,
Hanumantha Vahanam by 1.00 pm,
Chakrasnanam to Sri Chakrathalwar by 2.00 pm,
Kalpa Vriksha Vahanam by 4.00 pm,
Sarva Bhoopala Vahanam by 6.00 pm and
Chandra Prabha Vahanam by 8.00 pm.
Devotees might be searching for Live TV Broadcast and Live Streaming of Ratha Saptami 2018 Celebrations from Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD).
Ratha Saptami 2018 Live TV Broadcast :
Live Broadcast of Ratha Saptami Brahmotsavam 2018 will be available on Bhakthi Channel (TTD SVBC TV).
Ratha Saptami 2018 Live Streaming Online :
Live Streaming, Webcast of Ratha Saptami Brahmotsavam 2018 will be available on TTD SVBC channel website – http://www.svbcttd.com/