As part its 50th anniversary Janmasthami celebrations, ISKCON Tirupati erected a huge diorama of Srila Prabhupada that loomed over 40 feet listing the countries he preached around the world.
The celebrations which lasted three days from 24th to 26th August attracted over three hundred thousand people from Tirupati and Andhra Pradesh. went on for 3 days from 24-08-2016 to 26-08-2016. Free dinner prasadam was distributed to everyone at the festival which also included a midnight Shankha Abhisheka ceremony for the temple deities.
Guests and devotees who spoke at the event included Sivarama Swami, Revati Raman Das, Rami Reddy from the Special Police Force, Vijaya Saradhi, Estate Officer of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), and Sri Gurusewami, Senior Advocate, TTD.