On November 17, 2013; Vijaya Varusha Karthigai Bharani (1am naal), Thirukarthigai (Karthiga Deepam) was celebrated in a grand manner at Tirumala Divya Desam. The holy hills of Tirumala glittered in the illumination of mud lamps. The entire temple premises glittered under the shine emerging from the wicks lit in mud Pramidalu, Mukulu and Arakam Chatlu that were placed at different places inside the temple as a part of this festival of lights. A galaxy of lamps consisting over 100 have been lit in the Parimala Ara located adjacent to Yoga Narasimha Swamy temple inside the hill shrine and remaining lamps were lit in front of Akhandam of Sanctum Sanctorum, Kulasekhara Padi, Ramulavari Meda, Garudalwar, Dwarapalakas, Vakulamata Shrine, Varadaraja Swamy Shrine, Viswaksenulavari Sannidhi, Sabha Ara, Chandana Ara, Kshetrapalakula Sanniddhi, Bangaru Vakili, Vendi Vakili, Dhwaja stambham, Balipeetham, Kshetrapalakula Sannidhi, Tirumalaraya Mandapam, Poolabaavi, Tirumala Rayamandapam, Ranganayakula Mandapam, Mahadwaram, Sri Varahaswamy Temple, Bedi Anjaneya Swamy temple and Swamy Pushkarini. HH Pedda Jeeyar was present in the utsavam.
TTD cancelled Vasanthotsavam, Sahasra Deepalankara Seva and monthly Pournami Garuda Seva in view of this festival.