Tirupati is famous for handicrafts like Woodcarving and Calamari; special Whitewood toys are available here. Traditional Tanjore style Gold leaf Paintings which are done at Madanapalli town are popular and available in shopping outlets in Tirupati. These paintings have mythological themes as motifs. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, which has a publication department, publishes books & periodicals on Hindu religious treatises. Certain catalogue books are published in various categories such as Ithihas, Stotras, etc. The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam produces, distributes and markets the cassettes in video & audio formats of Vedas, Sankirtanas, Pravachanams.