Basara Aksharabhyasam

Basara Temple Aksharabhyasam Timings, Cost and Pooja Dates

Dress Code: Any decent outfit.

Pooja Duration: 30 to 45 mins

Aksharabhyasam Age: 2 years 6 months and above.

Basara Aksharabhyasam procedure

  • The priest will be running thru the Pooja process.
  • Slate to be placed on the floor
  • Pour rice on the slate
  • Place the slate pencil on the four sides of the slate.
  • The priest keeps chanting the Mantras during the Pooja process.
  • Now the devotees will pour Kumkum followed by Turmeric.
  • In the end, the priest will place the child on the lap and hold the child’s hand to write the letters.
  • Now, the devotees can have Darshan.
  • Special Akshara Sreekaram devotees will have quick darshan as Mantap is located right opp to the main deity.

Basara Aksharabhyasam Timings

  • Morning Hours: 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Afternoon Hours: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Pooja timings might change on special days due to heavy crowd.

Best Days for Basara Aksharabhyasam

  • Vasantha Panchami Day (Saraswathi Devi Birth star)
  • Moola Nakshatra day during Navaratri festival.
  • Akshaya Tritiya.
  • Ekadasi days
  • Panchami days
  • Vyasa Purnima (Guru Purnima)
  • Karthika Purnima
  • Bhishma Ekadasi
  • Garuda Panchami
  • Rushi Panchami
  • Panchami Theertham (Nov month)
  • Vaikunta Ekadasi
  • Star and Time calculation based on the Janma Nakshatra

The crowd will be high on Vasantha Panchami Day so Aksharabhyasam (Akshara Sreekaram) might take 2 to 3 hours.

Basara Aksharabhyasam Ticket cost

  • Akshara Sreekaram: Rs.100
  • Special Akshara Sreekaram: Rs.1000

Two persons are allowed per ticket. Additional persons to pay Rs.100 each for the entry.

Please call @ 85000 85151 for more details.

Basara Aksharabhyasam Pooja Benefits

  • It is believed that the child will have Bright future
  • The child will be blessed with good knowledge.
  • No age restriction on the Aksharabhyasam
  • Even school going children can perform Aksharabhyasam.

Aksharabhyasam Pooja Mandapam

  • Special Akshara Sreekaram will be performed at the Mantap which is opp to the main deity
  • Akshara Sreekaram is at the Mantap on the corner.
  • Special Akshara Sreekaram Ticket cost includes Pooja articles cost as well.
  • For Normal Akshara Sreekaram, Pooja articles have to purchase on their own.
  • Pooja is performed to the group of devotees.

Required Pooja articles for the Aksharabhyasam

  • Slate
  • Slate pencils
  • Notebook and Pen for the elders
  • Rice – 100 gm
  • Kumkum
  • Turmeric
  • Two Garlands

Pooja articles can be purchased at the temple premises.

Best Days for Aksharabhyasam in 2020 and 2021

Month Day Timings
Mar 4Mar 9:59 am
5Mar 9:55 am
12Mar 9:25 am
Month Day Timings
Apr 3Apr* 8:01 am
5Apr 7:53 am, 9:22 am
9Apr 7:37 am
16Apr 8:38 am
18Apr 8:31 am
May 6May 7:20 am
Sep 19Sep 10:38 am
Oct 22Sep 11:39 am
29Oct 11:11 am
Nov 16Nov 10:00 am
18Nov 9:56 am
Dec 24Dec 11:22 am
Jan 2021 3Jan 10:32 am

Basara Train Timings

Train Name Train No Basar (BSX) Arrival time
NSL NS Exp 17214 11:00 pm
Devagiri Exp 17057 2:30 pm
Ajanta Exp 17063 8:50 am
NRKR KCG Exp 17642 8:15 pm
Krishna Exp 17406 5:45 am
NED HYB Passenger 57564 7:45 am
NED TPTY Exp 07607 12:10 am
Nagawali SF Exp 20810 11:30 pm
NED VSKP SF Exp 20812 9:30 pm
AK KCG Exp 17640 8:15 pm
NSL NS Exp 17232 11:05 pm
NSL MAS Weekly Exp 16004 1:25 am
TIRUPATI Exp 17418 9:57 am
JP HYB Exp 17019 8:10 am