Sri Kalahasti Temple Abhishekam

Sri Kalahasti Temple Abhishekam Description

Abhishekam is a ritual which is part of daily prayers, Abhishekam (Bathing the Lingam) are performed to the Lord Sri Kalahastheeswara. Abhishekam is done with Panchakarpura (Camphor mixed with water, honey, milk , camphor and Panchamrutha) along with chanting of the mantras, which signifies the act cleansing and singing melodious hymns of praises to the Lord.

However, the main Lingam is not touched by human hands and all the prayers and Panchakarpura Abhisheka are offered to the Bronze Idol called as Utsavamurthi. Pilgrims who visit the temple can participate in the Abhishekam that are performed by the priest belonging to Bhardwaja Gotra of Apsthmaba Sutra who take up the approved Diksha, a religious initiation, in the temple. During Abhishekam, flowers, sandal paste and Sacred threads are offered to the Lord.

Rudrabhishekam

Another form of Abhishekam to the Lord Sri Kalahastheeswara, it is a prayer that involves bathing the Lord with the milk and Camphor, while chanting mantras for purification. Devotees can take part into this by paying Rs.600. After Rudrabhishekam, the devotees are presented with Theertham and Prasadam.

Rudrabhisehkam Dress Code

Men: Dhoti, Pancha

Ladies: Saree

S.NoDayTimingsTicket Cost
1Sunday5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs.600 / 2 persons
2Monday5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10 amRs.600 / 2 persons
3Tuesday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs. 600 / 2 persons
4Wednesday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs.600 / 2 persons
5Thursday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs.600 / 2 persons
6Friday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 4 pmRs.600 /2 persons
7Saturday5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs. 600 / 2 persons

Prasadam (Bahumanam)

1 Upper cloth, 1 jacket piece, 4 Laddus, 4 Vada, Panchamrutha Theertham Bottle, 1 Kg Pulihora

Mahanyasa Rudrabhishekam

Mahanyasa Rudrabhishekam, which is very effective than Rudrabhishekam.

It is held only on Monday’s, Abhishekam performed when planetary position is at Arudhra Nakshathram and it is Pradhoksha Kalam

S.NoDayTimingsTicket Cost
1Monday3 pm to 5 pmRs.1500

Palabhishekam

Palabhishekam is a prayer that involves bathing the Lord with milk and Camphor, while chanting mantras.

Dress Code:

Men: Dhoti, Pancha

Ladies: Saree

S.NoDayTimingsTicket Cost
1Sunday5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs.100 / 2 persons
2Monday5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10 amRs.100 / 2 persons
3Tuesday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs. 100 / 2 persons
4Wednesday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs.100 / 2 persons
5Thursday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs.600 / 2 persons
6Friday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 4 pmRs.100 / 2 persons
7Saturday5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs. 100 / 2 persons

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Reference link: http://gotirupati.blogspot.com/2015/09/sri-kalahasti-rudrabhishekam-timings.html

74 comments

  1. Namaskaram. What bahumanam do the temple offers after performing rahi kethu pooja?

    • Dear Sir/Madam ,
      There is no bahumanam you will be getting after performing the rahu kethu pooja .
      Thank you.

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