Srikalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja

SriKalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings is provided below in Tabular format after pooja description.

Srikalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja Procedure

In SriKalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja will be performed during Rahu Kalam Timngs, One should plan during Rahu Kalam Time to gain Rahu Ketu Pooja benefits.

SriKalahasthi Temple is always crowded with Rahu Ketu Pooja with Devotees coming from different parts of the Country.

SriKalahasthi Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja is performed in different formats, which depends on the ticket cost, outside main temple and  inside Temple. Pooja effect will be the same where ever the pooja is performed as long as it is with Temple Premises.

For Rahu Ketu Pooja at SriKalahasthi, Pilgrim is not required to carry any Pooja material, it will be provided at the ticket counter after purchasing Ticket.

Rahu Ketu Ticket Cost includes Pooja material (Pooja Samagri) so additional pooja materials not required.

There are Shops who sell Lotus flowers and other Pooja materials for Rahu Ketu Pooja, but remember whatever provided by the SriKalahasthi Devasthanam for the ticket will suffice the Pooja requirements.

At SriKalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja will be performed in batches at Mandapam. Entry and Exit Doors will be different.

Temple Priest will guide you through the Pooja process, He will  be briefing each step in Telugu, Tamil and English so pilgrims can follow them easily.

Temple Staff will be there to guide you if requried, Usually devotees will be confused in placing Rahu Ketu Silver Idols directions and placing RED and BLACK color Clothes, In such cases you can seek help from Staff nearby. Rest of pooja process is simple. Pooja process hardly takes 20-25 minutes for completion.

After Rahu Ketu Pooja completion at Mandapam, you need to carry the Silver Idols along with you and place them in Hundi Inside The Temple which you can find after Lord Siva Darshan.  

Srikalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja Dos and Donts

1) A day before pooja, one should sleep on floor (Not Mandatory)
2) Next day morning after taking bath, plan to reach Temple little early and perform abhishekam with Milk ( 1 liter) to the Idols at Rudra Padam ( which is 100 ft from Pathala Ganapathi Temple) and then do 3 Pradakshinam to the Idols. Just sprinkle milk on the idols. Rudra Padam is the place where they used to perform Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Dosh pooja in olden days.
3) After Abhishekam, please perform Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Dosha Pooja
4) After pooja, please donate 2 -3 meal packets to the poor.
5) Now you are good to leave home. After reaching hotel, please take bath. No need to remove or throw clothes.

SriKalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings

S.NoSri Kalahasti
Arjitha Seva
Pooja LocationTimings
1Suprabhata SevaRs. 50  
2Gomatha PoojaRs. 50  
3ArchanaRs. 25  
4SahasranamarchanaRs. 200  
5Thrisathi ArchanaRs. 125  
6Rahu Ketu PoojaRs. 300Sri Krishna Devaraya
6 am – 6 pm
7Special Kala Sarpa
Nivarana Pooja
Rs. 750Gnanambika Mandapam6 am – 6pm
8Aseervachana Rahu Ketu
Kala Sarpa Nivarana Pooja
Rs. 1500Mruthyunjaya Mandapam
( Opposite to
Changalaraya Swamy)
6 am – 6 pm
9Special Aseervachana
Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa
Nivarana Pooja
Rs. 2500Rudrabhisheka
Sankalpa Mandapam
6 am – 6 pm

For the maximum gain of the pooja it should be performed during Rahu Kalam Timings

S.NoDayRahu Kalam for SriKalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings
1Sunday 4:30 p.m To 6 pm
2Monday7:30 a.m To 9 a.m
3Tuesday3 p.m To 4:30 p.m
4Wednesday12:00 p.m To 1:30 p.m
5Thursday1:30 p.m To 3 p.m
6Friday10:30 a.m To 12 a.m
7Saturday9:00 a.m To 10:30 a.m

Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Sarpa Dosha Nivarana Puja can be performed daily between 6:00 am – 6:00 pm. While you can perform pooja any time, performing pooja during Rahu Kalam is considered to be auspicious. Sunday and Tuesday are the best days to perform pooja as Sunday and Tuesday are the day considered to be for Rahu and Ketu .

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SriKalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja Tickets and Mandapam Details

S.NoSriKalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja Ticket CostSriKalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja PlacePersons Allowed along with devotee
1Rs.500Hall outside Temple, within Temple PremisesOne person is allowed along with you, but He/She Should be in Standing mode right form beginning of the Pooja
2Rs.750A/c Hall which has Siva Sannidhi Inside, within Temple PremisesOne Person is allowed along with you and He/She can be seated along with you
3Rs. 1500Mandapam Inside Temple Premises ( One can see this while going for Darshan)2 Adults and 2 Kids are allowed along with you for the Pooja
4Rs. 2500Mandapam Inside Temple2 Adults and 2 Kids are allowed along with you for the Pooja


1) SriKalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings always remains the same, so whoever wish to perform this pooja should be there at Temple during Rahul Kalam Time.

2) SriKalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja online booking is not available, there is no official website for SriKalahasthi Temple.


  1. Namaskaram,
    This is Janaki and my dob is 02.09.1991 and I have been suggested to perform rahu Ketu doosham nirvarti poojai. Kindly suggest me the details of booking and when and at what time should the poojai should be performed.

    Thank you and reply.

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      The ticket range will be starting from Rs 500 to 5000 for complete details please call on 9393939150.
      Thank you.