Sri Kalahasti Temple Rudrabhishekam

Sri Kalahasti Temple Rudrabhishekam Timings and Procedure

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 in this by paying Rs.1000. After Rudrabhishekam, the devotees are presented with Theertham and Prasadam.

Benefits of Srikalahasti Rudrabhishekam

Rudrabhishekam to express his devotion towards Lord Siva. This Pooja, where Lord Siva is worshipped in His Rudra form, is hailed by all Vedic sculptures as one of the greatest poojas

  1. To remove all evils,
  2. To attain all desires and for all-round prosperity and peace.
  3. Removes the fear of sudden death
  4. Removes negative energy.

It is an Abhishekam / Pooja performed for Lord Siva and it is very auspicious to perform.

Rudrabhisehkam Dress Code

Male devotees to White Dhoti or Pancha.

Female devotees to wear Saree / Chudidhar with Dupatta

Sri Kalahasti Temple Rudrabhishekam Timings

Panchamrutha Abhishekam or Rudrabhishekam or Karpura Abhishekam are one and the same at Srikalahasti temple. Rudrabhishekam is performed at 6 am, 7 am, 10 am and 5 pm from Tuesday to Friday. 6 am, 7:00 am and 10 am on Sun, Sat and Mon. Ticket cost Rs.1000 for 2 persons.

Sri kalahasti Temple Rudrabhishekam Pooja Timings

S.NoDayRudrabhishekam TimingsTicket Cost/
Persons allowed
1Sunday5:30 am, 6:30 am,
10 am, 5 pm
Rs.1000/ 2 persons
2Monday5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10 amRs.1000/ 2 persons
3Tuesday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs. 1000/ 2 persons
4Wednesday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs.1000/ 2 persons
5Thursday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 5 pmRs.1000/ 2 persons
6Friday6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 4 pmRs.1000/2 persons
7Saturday5:30 am, 6:30 am,
10 am, 5 pm
Rs. 1000/ 2 persons

Bahumanam: 4 Laddus, 4 Vadas, Panchamrutham bottle, Pulihora 1 kg.

Online booking is not available for Rudrabhishekam, tickets are issued only at the temple counter.

How to reach Sri Kalahasti Temple from Tirupati?

  1. Direct buses available from Tirupati Bus station to Sri Kalahasti Temple
  2. Bus routes to Nellore, Naidupeta, Gudur goes via Sri Kalahasti. From Sri Kalahasti main entrance, it takes 10 mins by Share autos, private autos
  3. Trains available from Tirupati Railway station to Sri Kalahasti, it takes 35 mins by Train.

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  1. i will like it

  2. Whether pooja should be done for one person or both husband and wife…


    • Dear Rajesh,
      Rahu Ketu pooja takes around 35 – 40 mins.

      Dress code:
      Men: White Pancha, Dhoti/ White Kurta,Pyjama.

      Female: Saree with blouse/ Punjabi Dress with Dupatta / Chudidhar with Dupatta/ Half saree


  4. Dear sir
    On 1st januvary 2016 are there tickets for RAHU KETHU POOJA.and if yes can u tell the timings &cost.

  5. What is the duration of Rudrabhishekam?

  6. Hello Sir,

    I am planning to do Rutrabhishekam coming Saturday at 10:00 AM Slot.

    Please let me know where and what time I can get ticket?

    What time I should report there?

    Can I also bring my two youngs kids(less than 6 yrs old) along with my wife? Will there be a seperate cost for kids?

    • Dear Sir,

      Tickets will be issued only at the counter. After purchasing ticket you can enter temple by showing the ticket at the entrance. It is easy is identify the entrance.
      Yes, your kids are allowed and they don’t need any separate tickets for this


  7. Hi Sir,

    We are planning to do raghu kethu pooja on 27th Feb 16 (sat) afternoon. we want to do Rutrabhishekam on same day by 5PM slot. can we do it on same day? if so, can we do it after raghu ketu pooja, is it ok?

  8. Sir, If we book Rudrabhishekam in the morning time, will we get the prasadam in the afternoon or evening time without attending the pooja.

    • Dear Sir,

      Yes, you can get that. But please don’t miss this abhishekam, as Sri Kalahasti Siva Linga is one of the panch bhootha linga and is powerful


  9. Dear Sir,

    I would like to perform Rahu Ketu Pooja, on 21st March 2016, Monday.

    I will be attending this with my wife and son (10 Years) is this possible.

    Please do reply sir,

    Best Regards

    • Dear Sir,

      You can perform pooja with your wife and your son can sit next to you during the pooja. Please purchase Rs.750 ticket. Tickets will be issued only at the counter for the same day pooja


  10. Advance booking for kuja dosha nivarana at sri kalahasti on 27/02/2016 Saturday

    Please advice

    • Dear Kedar,

      Advance booking is not available. Tickets will be issued only at the counter for the same day pooja

      Ticket counter timings: 5:30 am – 5:30 pm


  11. Dear Sir,

    I want to perform Kala Sarpa Dosha pooja at Sri Kalahasti on 08/03(Amavaya day) or 09/03 (Solar Eclipse day) for me, wife and 2 sons ( 4, 2 yrs).

    1) Which day would be more effective to perform this pooja for the total family?

    2) I’m planning to take VIP 2500/- ticket for all 4 persons. Do they perform Pooja for all 4 persons at one go or do need to buy 4 tickets?

    3) Is it an Individual Pooja or done along with group?

    4) Can this pooja be performed on solar eclipse day? I wanted to do Rudrabhishekham also, whats the good time to perform?

    • Dear Sir,

      1) 9th Mar is effective for the pooja that too performig pooja between 6:00 am and 9:08 am is the best time
      2) All will be allowed at one go.
      3) Husband and wife can perform this pooja together, children or relatives can accompany them
      4) After Rahu Ketu pooja, if possible perform Rudrabhishekam at your convenient time. For Rudrabhishekam will be performed at specified timings only.


  12. Hello sir,

    I have got two clarifications:

    1. I am planning to do Rahu-kethu pooja and Rudraabhisheham on same day. I want to know is it mandatory to do rahu-kethu pooja first and then do rudraabhisheham next or vice-versa.

    2. After doing rahukethu pooja, should we have to throw the clothes away after taking bath.

    • Dear Sir,

      1. Rahu Ketu Pooja then Rudrabhishekam. Rudrabhishekam is not mandatory.
      2. No need to throw clothes, it is not required. Just bath is enough.


  13. sir i am planing to do naga dosham pooja on 07-mar-16,which ticket i have to buy.

    • Dear Sir,

      Ticket should be purchased in person over the counter at the temple. Ticket counter timngs 5:30 am – 5:00 pm


  14. Is saree must for girls who are interested in rudrabhishekam plz tell me

  15. Dear Sir,

    I would like to do Rudrabhishekam on March 25th. Kindly provide the timing and ticket cost for the abhishekam.

    Is it possible to do the Rudrabhishekam in Ragukalam timing? Please reply.

    • Dear Madam,

      Ticket Cost: Rs.600
      Timings: 6 am, 7 am, 10 am 4 pm.
      Not possible to perform during Rahu Kalam 10:30 am – 12 pm


  16. hi sir,

    we are planning to do rahu kethu kala sarpa dosha pooja by the 2nd week of April, do i need to pre book the tickets for the pooja online..?? if so can u plz tel me the site where to book the tickets..Or is that ok if we come there and buy the ticket

    • Dear Madam,

      Online booking is not available. Tickets will be issued only at the counter for the same day pooja. Ticket counter timings: 5 am – 5 pm


  17. satyanarayana goud

    sir namashkaar,

    i am Mr.Satyanaryana Goud,

    i wish to perform rahu – kethu- kalasarpa dosha pooja, plz tell us best performing date, and i wish to rudraabhishekam also .

    is there any restriction for newly married couple. i got married just four months ago

    i have one doubt sir after completion of rahu-kethu- pooja shall we participate rudrabhishekam on same clothes or we have to change clothes by taking bath ,
    after rudrabhishekam may we have to take bath or direct return to home, plz clarify these doubts to me sir

    • Dear Sir,

      Please perform pooja on 7th apr anytime between 1:30 pm – 3 pm. There is no restriction for newly married couple, you can perform pooja.
      Yes, you can participate rudrabhishekam on the same clothes, no need to change.

      You can return home, no need to take bath. Bath is suggested only for those who can’t leave on the same day.


  18. thank you very much for the faster response to my text..

  19. Sir, I have visited Srikalahasti temple on January 2011 “yekadasi” time. first i did rahu kethu pooja in b/w 7AM TO 9PM then i visited directly tirupathi north dwara darsanam in b/w 11PM to 12PM.

    i didn’t perform anything before rahu kethu pooja. i don’t know at that time. i visited srikalahasthi, did pooja………later visited tirupathi

    pl. tell me. is there any thing wrong? any problem?

    • Dear Sir,

      Usually one shouldn’t visit Tirumala after Rahu Ketu Pooja. Your act is unintentional so you can ignore that


  20. Dear sir,

    we have to do 2 rudrabishekam. please guide the process and please send me the obline link for bookibg.

    Thanks in advance

    • Dear Sir,

      Online booking is not available, tickets will be issued only at the counter. You can perform two poojas continuously 6 am and 7 am or 7 am and 10 am..


  21. Dear sir I’m planning to do ragu kethu sarpa pooja with family on 25.03.2016 on ragu kalam. I need to know is there any mandatory dress code for both male and female for pooja?? .. Also how long will be the waiting period after getting ticket from counter to perform pooja inside mandapam, so tat I can plan to reach as earlier…

    • Dear Sir,

      There is no mandatory dress code. You can even perform this pooja with normal shirt and pant. Any decent outfit is allowed.
      Max it will be 20 mins waiting time after purchasing the tickets.


  22. Dear Sir,
    Shall I perform rudrabhishekam before the rahuketu pooja , be cause of I will not get the time after rahuketu pooja on april 12 evening 3.00- 4.30 . I have to catch 5.40 pm train from Renigunta.

    Dileesh kumar

    • Dear Sir,

      Yes, you can perform Rudrabhishekam before Rahu Ketu Pooja, which is still ok


  23. Dear Sir, We planned Rahu Ketu Pooja on Sunday Dt. 17.04.16. As per procedure indicated in your website we have to do abhishekam at Rudrapadam in the morning & go for Rahu Ketu Pooja.As it is Sunday Rahu kala is from 4.30 PM and we have to go for darshan after that. Please advise if any other poojas we can do in between in the temple. My son is undergoing Ketu Mahadasa till 2019. Thanks&Regards, Manohar

    • Dear Sir,

      Please follow this procedure
      1. Abhishekam at Rudra Padam
      2. Rudrabhishekam
      3. Rahu Ketu pooja followed by darshan


  24. Sir,

    Is there any TTD Guest houses in Sri Kalahasti for head bath and dress change. Because i and my wife planned to reach Kalahasti at 5.00 AM on 26-4-2016 by Narayanadri Train to perform Rahu Kethu Puja.

    Pl advise.

    Best regards.


    • Dear Sir,
      There is no TTD guest house. It would be nice to check-in any decent. As you are planning family I would not suggest other places. Pilgrims Amenities center is available for bathing but it is not advisable for family.

  25. Hello
    I would like to know :
    1. if the rudrabishekam is for the main deity kalatheeshwarar at the temple? I am planning to do rudrabishekam / special abishekam on Monday for the main God San Godess.
    2. What time is the rudrabishekam usually scheduled at on Mondays? how much does it cost for a family of 5 people?

    Thanks and regards

    • Dear Madam,
      1. Yes, Rudrabhishekam is available on Monday.
      2. It is Rs.600 for 2 persons. For 5 persons it should be 2 tickets. Children don’t need Seva ticket. Rudrabhishekam timings on Monday 5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10 am

  26. am planing to do rudrabishekam on 7th of coming month i want to know about where will i get the tickets and is there is any hotel for stay near temple

    • Dear Sir,
      Online booking is not available. Tickets will be issued only at the counter for the same day pooja. Ticket counter timings: 5 am – 5 pm.
      Many hotels are there at Kalahasti. Please let me know the price range.

  27. Hi Sir, I would to perform Rahu Kethu Poojai on 1 Feb 2017 or 2 Feb 2017 as I’m flying from Malaysia. Is it possible to perform the poojai on mentioned date. Please advise. Or is there any other auspicious date that Sir can suggest to us. Thank you.

    • Dear Madam,
      If possible plan to perform this pooja on 7th Feb 17 between 3 pm – 4:30 pm

  28. sir,can you tell the correct timing for rudra abisekam??do we have to book in online for that??

    • Dear Sir,
      Rudrabhishekam will be performed 4 times in a day and timings are already posted on the page. Online booking is not available. Tickets should be purchased only at the counter

  29. Dear Sir,

    Can I perform Rudrabhishekam Puja after Rahu Ketu Puja or do you recommend Rahu Ketu Puja only after Rudrabhishekam Puja? I understand that for Sunday & Teusday the evening timings for Rudrabhishekam puja is 5 pm while Rahu Kalam timings on Sunday & Teusday is 4:30 pm to 6 pm and 3 pm to 4:30 pm & hence it would be convienient to do both pujas without much waiting.

    Also can we wear shirt & pant withoout leather belts or is white kurta/pyjama mandatory for Puja ?

    Thanking you in advance

    • Dear Sir,
      In this case you can perform Rudrabhishekam before Rahu Ketu Pooja.
      You can wear normal pant and shirt as there is no dress restriction

  30. Dear Sir,

    I want to perform rudrabhishekam on 4th of July. Since it is amavasya on that day can i still perform the rudrabhishekam?

  31. Dear Sir,
    Is it considered more auspicious to perform rudrabhishekam on my janma nakshatra or any day would be ok? Also is it required to wear a saree or chudidhar would do?


    nice let me know on tue 5th july i want to perform rahe ketu pooja in the evening.after pooja 5pm there is rudrabhishekam can i go for it pl advice

  33. Hi Sir,

    We planning to do Rahu Kethu Puja in the Morning hours of Monday in Rahu kalam, then Mahanyasa Purvaka Ekadasha Rudrabhishekam in the evening Pradosha Kalam of Monday (in the same day). Is it acceptable?? Mahanyasa Purvaka Ekadasha Rudrabhishekam is scheduled on every Monday???

    plz suggest us….

  34. dear sir,
    we are coming to visit temple on 14th august sunday, can we do rudrabhishkam and rahukedu pooja in the evening on the same day. Is it necessary to book tickets in advance.
    thank u

    • Dear Sir,
      Please perform Rahu ketu pooja between 12 pm – 1:30 pm then plan for Rudrabhishekam

  35. Hi sir,
    We are planning to do rudrabishekam in the morning hour of Saturday 23.7.16. Could u please tell me is there Any online gateway to book ticket in advanced

    • Dear Madam,
      online booking is not available. Tickets has to be purchased only at the counter for the same day abhishekam

  36. Dear sir.we are planning to visit to kalahasthi coming Friday..we are coming from it mandatory to be there one day before..if so rooms are available in kalahasthi..and please advise rahu ketu pooja for marriage and timings and price of pooja on friday

    • Dear Sir,
      No need to reach a day in advance. Please plan this way
      1. Start early from Chennai. Direct bus is available from Chennai to Sri Kalahasti.
      2. On reaching temple, please purchase tickets at the counter.
      3. Perform pooja anytime between 10:30 am – 12 pm. If you plan start by 5 am, you can reach Sri Kalahasti by 9 am.
      4. Please purchase Rs.750 ticket so that you can comfortable seating.
      5. One has to fast till they complete this pooja. After pooja, you can have veg food.
      6. Now start to chennai. After reaching home, next day morning take head bath.
      7. Now you are good to continue with your routine activies.

  37. Dear Sir,

    On wednesdaY and thursday We are planning to do rudhrabhishekam and rahuketu pooja . can we do rudhrabhishekam first and then rahuketu pooja after. Also whether we want to do both poojas as seperate for each person who are husband and wife.

    • Dear Madam,
      Husband and wife can perform both Poojas on a single ticket. Separate tickets not required

  38. Hi Sir ,

    We are planning to visit kalahasthi on this saturday (30-07-2016) .We are starting from hyderabad on friday 29th July from hyderabad. Please advice us what type of pooja we have to perform for marriage and at what time this can be performed for effective result and please tell me the cost of ticket for 2 persons .

  39. sir,
    i want to do rudra abhishekam on 10th august 2016 , i am from chennai , will i get ticket on that day and i can perform abishegam same day ,if i start from chennai by 6am will it be possible to do same day

    • Dear Sir,
      Yes, you will get ticket at the counter for the same day pooja. Yes, it is possible, even if you start by 6 am

  40. We are planning to do Rutra Abhiskam at 5.00 PM. is it fasting required for rutra abhiskam?

  41. Dear sir
    We are planning to reach temple on 14th august(Sunday) ,to perform rudrabhishakam .at what time I should be inside the temple to get ticket for 6am pooja (rudrabhishakam) .I too wanted to know about the availability of devasthana rooms .
    Thank you

  42. We plan to visit the temple on 16th August to perform rudrabhishakam. Can we do lord darshan after rudrabhishakam ? Can the tickets be booked in advance ?

    • Dear Sir,
      Yes, you will have Darshan after Rudrabhishekam. Advance booking is not available

  43. dear sir,
    we. planned to kalahasthi temple on 14 august for rudra abhisekam at 10am pooja timing .please let me know which time we should be in temple and how to get tickets.pls also about dress code for gents and ladies

    • Dear Madam,
      Please be there at temple by 8 am itself to purchase tickets for 10 am pooja. Any decent outfit will be fine. Normal pant and shirt is allowed. It is on arrival purchase over the counter for the same day abhishekam. Online booking is not available.

  44. Dear Sir,
    We wish to perform Rudrabhishekam early morning on 27 Aug 16. We plan to arrive on 26th evening and stay at the devasthanam cottage.
    Please advise how to do the advance booking for stay & Pooja and the temple contact details.

    Thank you,
    Capt Arasu

  45. Dear Sir,

    We are planning to come to the Temple on 20th Aug 2016 and would like to stay overnight and perform the Pooja next Day. Can we purchase the Tickets in the counter on 20th itself for next day i.e. 21st Aug and come directly for Pooja in the morning. Or we need to come early in the morning on 21st only and purchase the ticket for first Pooja in the morning.
    Request you to please reply with the details at the earliest, as I need to book the tickets accordingly.


    • Dear Sir,
      This enquiry is with regards to Rahu Ketu Sarpa dosha nivarana Pooja. Couldn’t get this information anywhere else, so asking you. Kindly help…


    • Dear Sir,
      There is no advance booking. It is on arrival purchase over the counter for the same day pooja. Yes, you can purchase tickets on 21st itself.

  46. Dear Sir,

    I want to do Rudrabhishekam pooja in the main temple.

    Is children allowed to this pooja?


  47. Hello sir,

    we are planning to reach temple coming saturday 27 th to perform rudrabhishakam at what time i should be inside the temple to get ticket for evening pooja rudrabhishakam. kindly give the details for me..

  48. Dear sir,
    It was informed in the website that all the sevas are cancelled from 28.08.2016 to 08.02.2017. Baalalaya sthapana from 26.08.2016 to 28.08.2016. We are planning for Rudrabishekam tomorrow (27.08.2016). Is the Rudrabhishekam seva present tomorrow..? Kindly reply pls..

    • Dear Sir,
      Yes, Rudrabhishekam will be performed tomorrow

    • Dear Sir,
      Iam planning to visit Temple tomorrow – 28.08.2016 morning for Rudra abhishekam,
      Is there any cancellation of seva or We can attend and perform the rituals
      Iam planning to reach today evening

  49. I m in kalahasti. Cn we do rudrabhiseham?

  50. Dear sir
    Is it possible to perform rudhrabishegam on September 3rd, 2016?

  51. Dear sir,
    We will planed rudra abishekm on 03/09/16(10am).it is possible

  52. I have a plan from 3 to 9 sept on 4th tirupati darshan shall be done and on 5th sept. i plan to get rudrabhishekam done is there any specific date and time for puja please let us know.
    How to get the puja done and whom to contact and secondly after tirupatiji darshan can we come for rudrabhishek to kalahasti or puja or any other temple is to be ad secondly after this puja what should be next.lso to be done before coming an

    • Dear Sir,
      Rudrabhishekam will be performed on all days in a week. Timings: 6 am, 7 am, 10 am, 5 pm
      Tickets are issued only at the counters no advance booking required.
      yes, you can visit Kalahasti temple right after Tirupati Balaji Darshan. Bus is available from Tirumala to Tirupati and from Tirupati bus station to Sri Kalahasti. Sri Kalahasti bus starts at platform no. 8,9,10 a Tirupati bus station.
      Bus frequency is high from Tirupati bus station

  53. I have a plan from 3 to 9 sept on 4th tirupati darshan shall be done and on 5th sept. i plan to get rudrabhishekam done is there any specific date and time for puja please let us know.
    How to get the puja done and whom to contact and secondly after tirupatiji darshan can we come for rudrabhishek to kalahasti directly or any other puja or any other temple is to be visited before or after
    secondly after this puja what should be next also to be done

    • Dear Sir,
      Pooja will be performed on all days. So you are good to perform this pooja on 5th Sep. After Tirupati Temple, please visit Tiruchanoor Goddess Lakshmi temple then plan for Kalahasti temple.
      After pooja, there is no other poojas required. You can continue your trip

  54. Dear Sir,

    If i want to perform the rudra abishekam at 5.30am , when should i get the ticket ?
    Can i ask some one else to get the ticket or should i be personally go and get the ticket

  55. SIR,

    • Dear Sir,
      Online booking is not available. It is on arrival purchase over the counter. Rudrabhishekam will not be performed for time being.

  56. Dea rSir,

    I got know that all sevas are cancelled untill Feb 10 as kumb abhishekam is going to happen. Is it true. Kindly reply as we need to perform rudra abhishekam

    Thank you in advance

  57. Sir, can I perform rudhrabsekam on 25th or 26th of this month

  58. Sir, Now rudhrabsekam puja is available or not pls let me know

  59. kindly let me know whether rudrabhishekam is performed in temple?
    if it is there kindly let me know timings . for booking rudrabishekam kindly inform whom to contact . i was planning to perform Rudrabhishekam this month end or next month.

  60. Dear Sir

    I plan to visit on 29 November 2016. Please let me know if Rudrabhishekam possible as it is Amavasya day?


  61. Sir can I perform rudrabhishekham on 27th november

  62. Hi sir we are come to kalahasti temple for ragu and kethu poojai on 19th in that can make it sir….

  63. Hello sir , can i perform rudrabhishekam on 20/10/2016,

  64. Can I perform rudrabhisekam on 13 november


    Can we post pone rahu ketu puja date

  66. Dear Sir,

    Mahanyasa Purvaka Ekadasha rudrabhisheka is performed on 18-Nov-2016 or not sir ?

    Please kindly let me know.

    Anil Kumar

  67. can i perform 1st january Rudra abhishakam sir

  68. Sir can rudraabhikesham be performed on 30th of this month??

  69. Dear Sir,

    I was told by an astrologer to perform rudrabhishekam before marriage.Please let me know if it is possible to perform this on feb 4th 2017,if not when can we perform.


    • HI MAdam,

      Due mahakumbhabhishekam now sevas not available till feb 8th after that you can please plan.


  70. Hi Sir,
    When will start Rudrabhishekam Pooja start this year?
    Please reply.

  71. Hi sir,

    This year when will be start Rudrabhishekam Pooja?
    Booking online or Directly ?
    Please reply.

    • HI Sir,

      After feb 8th you will get the rudrabhishekam and there will not be a online booking on arrival you can book the tickets at temple itself.


  72. Yalavarthy Babu Rao

    Any online booking system is there for RUDRABHISHAKAM tickets? I want to participate dated 8/3/2017.If not can I get the tickets on that particular day.How much time before I have to come there to attend the let me know SIR.

    • HI Sir,

      There is no online bookings for kalahasthi so on arrival you can get the tickets at counter.


  73. Hi Sir,
    Has the Rudrabhishekam started? Is there any change in the timings?
    Planning to go next week

    • HI Sir,

      Now Brajmothsavam is going on so please plan after March 3rd.


      • Hi Sir,
        I am not very clear on the dates you are mentioning.
        First it was informed after Feb 8th & now after March 3rd.
        I am planning on March 23rd now, will that be fine?

        • HI Sir,

          Due to mahakumbabhishekam and brahmothsavam it was disturbed and now it is available no worries you can perform on march 23rd at 1:30 pm to 3pm.


  74. Will someone assist me what to start with Rahukethu pooja or Rudrabhishekam which am planning for tomorrow. One of relative said that to have bath after Rahukethu Pooja. Is there any choultry available for taking bath.

  75. Hi,as per my horoscope one pandit hi told me to do rudrabhishekam pooja at srikalahasthi, may I know timings of the pooja, cost, for two persons. And I would like to know that we should bring any pooja articles with us ,or temple will take care?

    • HI MAdam,

      On arrival you can get the tickets and things are given along with the ticket and please find the link below.



  76. Kindly tell whether I can do rudrabishekam on 26th Feb as shivarathri is over

  77. Hi Sir,
    Can you please tell the exact starting date of the rudraabishekam?

    Thanks in advance

    • Hi Sir,

      PLease find the link below for rudrabhishekam timings,



      • Sir I Venkatesh my nakshitram is mulla which day is going to do rahuvu katuvu pooja timing Please reply me sir

        • HI sir,

          plan on sunday or tuesday during rahu kalam timings please plan accordingly.


  78. Hi Sir,
    Can you please tell the exact starting date of the rudraabishekam….. We are planning to come on 11th March …

    Thanks in advance

  79. without eating anything we should do pooja(rahu ketu pooja)???

  80. Sir,

    Could you let me know if rudrabhishekam happening on 12th March 2017 (Sunday).
    Please share the pooja timings also.Thanks

    • HI Madam,

      Please find the link below for futher details


  81. Can you please tell whether rudhrabhishekam can be performed on April 2nd, 2017.

  82. Hi sir ,
    I’m Raju from chittor then i want rudhrabishekam ticket at online or no please tell me sir i have plan at 27th March 2017(Monday).

    • Dear sir,

      There is no online booking for RudrabishKam. On arrival you can purchase tickets from temple. On 27th rudrabishekam will be performed.


  84. I want to know when was the last kumbaabhisekam performed

  85. Hi Sir,

    I’m Mano! I’d like to take part in Rudrabhishekam today at 5PM. Can you tell me how long would it take?
    And can I get tickets for one person?

    Thank you!

    • HI Sir,

      It may take 1 hour to perform the abhishekam, you can get the tickets at temple counter.


  86. Dear sir..

    I am from Vijayawada When will rudhrabishekam tickets will be issued at ticket counter for 31st March 7am or 10am pooja timings I mean will devasthanam issue on the same day or before day ie 30th March

    • HI Sir,

      on arrival you can get the tickets at temple counter for the same day no advance bookings are required.


  87. Sir I want time of rudhrabhishekam on 3/4/2017 morning?

    • Hi Sir,

      PLease check out the link for further details below:



  88. Hi,
    If I want to perform rudrabhisekam at 5.30 am. Can I purchase the ticket same day or I need to purchase on the earlier day?
    What is the max number of tickets allowed during a slot?


    • HI Sir,

      You can purchase the tickets a day before for 5:30 am pooja.there will be a limited number of tickets available for rudrabhishekam.


  89. Hi, can u please tell me whether there is any rooms available for night stay in or around temple. It’s not possible for us to reach in the morning as we are from chennai.
    My family would like to reach on Monday evening and perform pooja on Tuesday morning.

    • HI MAdam,

      there is no online bookings for acomadations so on arrival you can get the accomadations.


  90. It is recommendated that one worships Ista/ Kula Daiva before going for Rahu Ketu Pooja.
    We plan to be in Kalahasti on Sunday 17th April, (4 30 pm – 6 pm).
    Is it appropriate to do our Kula Daiva worship in the morning at appropriate Kalimatha temple in Kalahasti?
    Or should we do it the day before in our town?

  91. Hi Sir,

    I would like to know whether rudhrbhishekam can be performed on April 29,2017 morning. Could you please let me know.


  92. HI Sir,

    daily rudrabhishekam is available you can perform any day and kalyanam will be performing daily between 11 am to 12pm on arrival only you can get the tickets.there is no advance bookings for tickets.


  93. Hi

    Can I book rudrabhishekam online

  94. HI, It is mentioned that devotee should not take food before performing this pooja, is that for Ruthrahishekam or RahuKethu pooja or for both? Becuase we are planning to perform pooja on Sunday 4.30 to 6. Please clarfy.

    • HI Madam,

      That is for rahu kethu pooja not for rudrabhishekam so plan accordingly.


  95. Keshwa nand rattan

    I want to do rudraabhisek on 3-6-17 after 3pm pl suggest

  96. Can we do rudrabhishem pooja on coming Saturday at 10 am.

  97. Hi sir

    We are planning to perform rudrabhesikam on 8/6/2014 (Thursday). Please send me the pooja timings.

    • Dear Madam,
      abhishekam will be performed at 5am, 6am,7am,8am and 10am and 5pm

      Thank You.

  98. Hi sir,
    For rudhrabishekam we can book the tickets in online.
    On 24 June we r planning to come
    Where we will get the ticket
    Online website it is not showing any booking

    • Dear sir,
      No online bookings for rudhrabhishekam,on arrival you can get the ticket in the temple
      Thank You.

  99. We wish to attend Rudrabhishekam at 7 am on 21 July. When can we buy the ticket?

  100. Rudhrabisekam

  101. Hi sir,

    In sri-kalahasti-temple how to book the devastnam room .
    In online web site it is not showing any thing.
    Rudhrabishekam tickets at what time they will give sir.

  102. Hii..
    Is it mandatory to wear dhoti for man and saree for woman..
    Or kurta pajama/ salwar suit will work..

  103. Hi Gotirupati Team,

    How much time the Rudrabhishekham will be conducted in kalahasthi temple, also what type of Pooja items we should take to the temple. Otherwise the priests will look over the necessary arrangements for Rudrabhishekham after paying the amount. Please provide the information.

    • Hi Sir,
      for Rudrabhishekham it takes 1 hr and for dharshan 30mins, you don’t have to take anything along with you.

      Thank You.

  104. Sir,
    Do we perform rudrabhishekam and rahuketu pooja on the same day. Is it good or better to perform the poojas on different days.

  105. There is any accomdation is available in the temple Madavan for night stay.

    • Hi Sir,
      on your arrival you can try for booking if there is any availability you will be provided.

      Thank You.

  106. Whether we can perform kalasarpa dosha pooja on 2017 August 26th evening and rudrabhishekam at 2017 August 27th morning…. We reach there from kerala. So please help me to inform the details. Any difficult to get the tickets for both the poojas???

    • Hi Sir,

      First plan to perform the rudrabhishekam and then rahu kethu pooja beacuse rudrabhishekam tickets are limited so plan accordingly.


  107. namaskaram sir
    Rudrabhishekam in srikalahasti on Monday timings and tickets ela cheptara

  108. namasthe sir

    rudrabhishekam monday ki tickets eppudu dorukuthay 1 or 2 days before ey book cheyala sir

  109. Hi sir, this is Ramya Karthik, this month rudrabhishekam available or not

  110. Is Rudrabhishekam available at 9am on friday?

  111. Namaste,

    We are planning to perform Rudrabhishekam on Nov 17, Friday, 4 pm. Is this an auspicious day and time? It is just before Amavasya day.. not sure if Amavasya starts on 17th evening itself. Also, should we be on fasting for Rudrabhishekam?

    When can we buy tickets for the 4 pm slot?

    Can ladies wear salwar kameez for the Abhishekam.. Is there a colour code?

    Thank you

    • HI madam,

      there is no restriction to perform the rudrabhishekam you can perform at any time and morning 5 am onwards tickets are available at counter


  112. Hi,
    Where can I buy rudhrashak’s in Srikalahasthi .can anyone please suggest.

    With regards,

  113. Hlo sir,

    I need to perform rudra abhishekam especially on thiruvathirai nakchathiram on jan 29,, is it possible to do by 5pm.. pls tell the abishekam timings..

    • HI Madam,

      yes you can perform on arrival you can get the tickets and from 5 am onwards you can get the tickets at temple counter


  114. Hi sir/madam
    What is the amount for rudrabishekam and i want to know that we have to book earlier for rudrabishekam?

    Thank you

  115. Want to perform rudrabisheka &rahu,kethu pooja on Tuesday 26th december. Is it possible to perform two poojas the same day.

  116. Will i prefer rudrabhishekam or mruthynjaya homam for health curing n longetivity ?? Wich one is best ??

  117. Want to perform rudrabhishekam on next monday planned to reach sunday eve. When the tickets will be issued and is there any total no. Of divotees for each abhishekam timings?

  118. Any dress code for rudra abisekam

  119. Hi, can i perform rudrabishekan on 2nd jan? its arudra darshan…will they still do?

  120. Venkata Raghavendra Kadiri

    What is the duration of rudra abhishekam also I wish to have have rahu ketu looks on the same day. What is the duration for this.

    I will be at tirupathi on 31st Jan. Are they performing these poojas as that day evening onwards grahanam is there?

  121. where is mahanyasaka rudrabhishekam is performed at main deity oe outside

  122. When online Abhishekam tickets are not available, please say at what time we will get tickets.

    • HI Sir,

      On arrival you can get the tickets or else you can contact at 9393939510 for any suggestions


  123. Ankupalli Naveen

    Now price for ticket of Rudrabhishekam became 1000₹ and allow only 2 members per ticket.

    Prasadam details : 500g Pulihora, 4 Vadas & 2 Laddoos

    Abhishekam Timings : Ticket will issue at 6am and abhishekam will start on 6:30am/issue at 10am and abhishekam start at 10:30am

  124. Hi, we are planning to do both rudrabhishekam and raahu ketu pooja (at rahu kalam) on monday. Is it possible to do both pooja on same day? And do we need pre-booking for same or we can buy tickets there.?

    • HI Madam,

      you can get the tickets on arrival at temple counter and for more details you can contact at 9393939510


  125. Hello sir we want to do Rudrabishegam on June 23 Saturday how can we get to book the tickets.

    • Dear Madam,
      Yes, it is performed daily. Online booking is not available at this time.
      1 Couple can participate in the Pooja on a ticket

  126. Umakanthan Kuppuswamy

    Dear sir,

    For 0530 hrs Rudrabhishekam at what time we have to pooja tickets? also please let me know at what time I should be in temple for 0530 hrs rudrabhishekam?

  127. HI Madam,

    On arrival you can try to get madam or else you can contact at 9393939510 for any suggestions


  128. Nice information bro, thanks for your post

  129. Dear sir plz tell me now which time rudrabishekam tickets we get

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      You need to get the tickets at temple counter and it will be performed 4 times a day.
      Thank you.

  130. Hi Sir, We want to do Rudrabhisekham on 24th January 2019 at 5 pm. We will grateful if you kindly register the following names for the puja on above date mentioned.
    1) Mr. Kanchan Datta
    2) Mr. Ravi Golla

  131. Sir.

    Can we have rudrabhiskam on 23/12/2018 by 10 am
    At what time we have to be in temple.
    We four will be coming from Chennai

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      Rudrabhishekam will be performed at 5.30 am , 7.30 am , 10 am and 5 pm .
      Thank you.

  132. Shall we drink the prasadam of panchamrutam (abhisheka jalam)

  133. Sir Rudrabhishekam Poja 2person me and my father Plsz register Cost rate?

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      You can perform rudrabhishekam 4 times a day, you need to get the tickets directly on arrival .
      Thank you.

  134. Please help me as I am from Australia and native of a

    Remote village near Erode. To book for Rudra Abhishek am. There seems to b no on line. Only direct counter. Is
    It easy to get tickets for Rudra Abhishek am. R do I need to wait couple of days

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      There is no online booking you need to get the tickets directly at the temple counter . per day it happens 4 times .
      Thank you.

  135. Sir ,
    In rudrabhisekha , any dress code sir

  136. C Jagadeeshwar Reddy

    18th March Monday 2019 abhishekam timings? and which should be done first Rahu kethuvu puja or abhi abhishekam

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      You can perform abhishekam 4 times a day and for complete details about the pooja please contact 9393939150.
      Thank you.

  137. Sir, will the rudrabhishekam be performed to Jyothirlingam? Or utsavamoorthi?

  138. Dear sir
    Sir rudrahbishkam 5 tickets booked

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      There is no online booking , Rudrabhishekam will be costing you Rs 1000.
      Thank you.

  139. Dear Sir

    Rudrabhishekam timings. How many peoples are allowed