SVBC is an abbreviation for Sri Venkateswara Bhakthi Channel. It is the pioneer devotional channel of TTD. It is amazing to know that it has become the first 24/7 hour satellite Telugu devotional channel which is dedicated to broadcasting Hindu devotional programs.
There are also live telecasts of poojas performed in the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams from Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, India. As per information, it was launched by the then president of India, Pratibha Patil on July 7. 2008.
The main content of the channel is Hindu devotional programs. All the daily rituals performed in Tirumala and Tirupathi are broadcast on this channel. Moreover, an annual festival called the Lord Sri Venkateshwara Brahmotsavam is also performed on this.
An amazing piece of information is that TTD has decided to expand the channel to other South Indian Languages. The channel has won 11 Nandi TV awards in 2009 for its devotional serials. Furthermore, it is available on all cable, dish, and IPTV platforms in India as a free-to-air channel.
SVBC Bhakthi Schedule | Today’s TV Schedule
1) Purandaradasu Aradhanotsavalu
Starts at: 11:30 PM
Ends at: 12:30 AM
2) Tirumala Mandir
Starts at: 12:30 AM
Ends at: 01:00 AM
Starts at: 01:00 AM
Ends at: 01:30 AM
In this program, a priest performs traditional rituals for the idol of the temple deity while devotees gather to offer prayers. They all thank God for the blessings.
4) Vishnusahasranama Stotram
Starts at: 02:30 AM
Ends at: 03:00 AM
5) Suprabhatam Live
Starts at: 03:00 AM
Ends at: 03:30 AM
All the devotees sing a melodious rendition of ‘Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam’, a hymn recited every morning at the Tirumala hill shrine.
6) Thomala / Koluvu Live
Starts at: 03:30 AM
Ends at: 04:00 AM
Different priests conduct ceremonies in the Tirumala temple where the presiding deity is decorated in a wonderful way with floral garlands.
7) Archana Live
Starts at: 04:00 AM
Ends at: 05:10 AM
It is a live telecast of different rites and rituals conducted at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala.
8) Bhagawad Geeta
Starts at: 08:00 AM
Ends at: 08:30 AM
The audience may have access to a religious leader who reads and explains verses from the Bhagavad Gita and also shares inspiring stories from the Holy Scripture.