Don’ts in Tirumala are as follows:
Come to Tirumala for any purpose other than worshipping the Lord.
Carry much jewellery and cash with you.
Wear footwear in and around the premises of the temple.
Approach touts for accommodation and darshan.
Prostrate (sastanga danda pranamam) inside the temple.
Throw away the prasadam and teertham given to you at the temple.
Eat non-vegetarian food or consume liquor or other intoxicants and smoke while in Tirumala.
Wear any head guards such as helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
Commit any act of violence or harshness in the temple premises.
Rush in for darshan instead of waiting for your turn in the queue.
Enter the temple; if according to custom or usage, you are prohibited to enter.
Wear flowers at Tirumala temple, as all flowers of the sacred Seven Hills are for the Lord only.
Spit or be a nuisance inside the temple premises.
Carrying of weapons & ammunition to Tirumala is prohibited and pilgrims in possession of licensed weapons / ammunition should declare the same at Alipiri check point and submit all the concerned documents and failure to do so will invite legal action.