Hyderabad: Even as the entry of devotees to temples within the state has been prohibited, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Endowments department has begun online puja services from April 17. Entry to Hindu temples were restricted since March 20, and had come to a complete halt after the nation-wide lockdown was imposed.
These online puja services will be available in twelve temples across Telangana. Out of these, seven temples are providing the online puja facility through the Mee Seva portal, as of now.
The temples include:
- Sri Kaleshwara Mukteshwara Temple, Kaleshwaram
- Sri Anjaneya Swamy temple, Tadbund, Secunderabad
- Sri Jogulamba temple, Gadwal
- Sri Ramalingeshwara Swamy Temple, Keesara
- Sri Venkateshwara Swamy temple, Srinagar colony, Hyderabad
- Sri Paravati Jadala Ramalingeshwara Swamy Temple, Cheruvugattu
- Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple, Jamalapuram, Khammam
Devotees may access the Telangana Mee Seva portal via this link. After taking registration, the devotees can book puja/seva of their choice online. The officials stated that the puja or seva will be performed in the name of the devotees and an SMS will be sent to the mobile of the devotee.
https://ts.meeseva.telangana.gov.in/meeseva/home.htm .“All devotees are requested to utilise the facility of online puja/seva and gain the divine blessings of the holy deity,” the Commissioner said.