Srikalahasti Temple

Srikalahasti Temple Timings, Darshan and Puja details

This temple is dedicated to Lord Siva and is one of the Panchabhootha Sthalam. This temple was built in the 5th Century during the reign of Chola Kings. Vijayanagar Kings built the outer structures in the 12th Century.

This temple is known for Rahu Ketu Pooja which is performed even on Grahanam Days.

Srikalahasti Temple History

As per the Legend, Sri (Spider), Kala (Serpent), Hasthi (Elephant) offered prayers to Srikalahastheeswara Swamy and attained salvation. Hence the temple named after them.

Another interesting story attached with this temple, Bhakta Kanappa, an ardent devotee of Lord Siva replaced deities eyes with his eyes when blood was oozing out of Linga. Impressed Lord Siva retained his eyesight and blessed Kanappa

Srikalahasti Temple Timings

Temple Timings 5:00 am – 9:30 pm Day
Darshan Timings 6:00 am – 9:00 pm Daily
Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings 7:00 am – 6:00 pm Daily

Darshan or Pooja Dress Code: Any decent outfit.

Traditional dress code is preferable for Rahu Ketu pooja and Abhishekam.

Sheegra Darshan Ticket Cost: Rs.200 per person.

Darshan Waiting Time 45 mins – 60 mins Normal Days
  – 2 hours – 3 hours Festival days

Srikalahasti Temple Daily Pooja Activites

Timings Pooja details Day
5:00 am Temple opening hours Daily
5:00 am – 5:30 am Go Pooja Daily
5:30 am – 6:00 am Suprabhatha Seva Daily
6:00 am – 7:00 am Rudrabhishekam Daily
6:30 am – 8:30 pm Darshan Daily
7:00 am – 6:00 pm Rahu Ketu Kala
Sarpa Dosha Pooja
Daily
7:00 am – 8:00 am Rudrabhishekam Daily
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Dakshinamurthy Abhishekam Every Thursday
10:00 am – 11:30 am Rudra Homam Daily
10:00 am – 10:30 am Trisathi Archana Daily
10:00 am – 10:30 am Saneeswara Abhishekam Daily
10:00 am – 11:30 am Chandi Homam Daily
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nithya Kalyanam Daily
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Saneeswara Abhishekam Daily
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Trisathi Archana Daily
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Gnanaprasunambika
Swarna Pushparchana
Every Friday
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Pradosha Nandi Pooja Every
Trayodasi Day
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Akhanda Deeparadhana Daily

Srikalahasti Temple Expected Waiting Time

Month Darshan waiting Time
Jan-Feb 45 mins – 60 mins
Mar 60 mins  – 90 mins
Apr-Jun 60 mins – 90 mins
Jul-Oct 45 mins – 60 mins
Nov-Dec 60 mins – 90 mins

The crowd will be high during Karthika Masam and Sivaratri festival days.

Srikalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Pooja

  1. This Pooja starts at 6:30 am. It is performed batches at 5 Mandapams.
  2. Duration: 1 hour.
  3. Dress Code: Any decent outfit.
  4. No.of persons allowed per Ticket: 2
  5. Additional Persons to purchase Rs.200 ticket for the entry.
  6. Pooja to be performed as a single or couple.
  7. One must fast till they complete the Pooja.

Best Days for Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Dosha Pooja

  1. Sunday during Rahu Kalam Timings ie 4:30 pm- 6:00 pm
  2. Tuesday during Rahu Kalam Timings ie. 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  3. Amavasya Day
  4. Amavasya Sunday Rahu Kala Timings is auspicious.
  5. Grahanam Day
  6. Grahanam Day Rahu Kala Timings

Rahu Ketu Pooja Benefits

  1. Removes dosha related to pregnancy
  2. Any dosha related to Marriage delay
  3. Removes Dosha related to Kala Sarpa Dosha
  4. Good career
  5. Good Health
  6. Seeking promotions
  7. Higher Education

It is advisable to perform Pooja Twice in a year for effective results.

Srikalahasti Temple Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Dosha Tickets

Ticket Cost No.Of perons Pooja Location
Rs.500 2 Outside Temple
Rs.750 2 Outside Temple
Rs.1500 2 Outside Temple.
Near Dwajasthabham
Rs.2500 2 Inside Temple.
Near Kalyana Mandapam
Rs.5000 2 Inside Temple
Near Sahasra Lingam

Extra-person is allowed with Rs.200 ticket purchase.

Srikalahasti Temple Mahanyasa Rudrabhishekam

Day Timings
Monday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sunday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ticket Cost: Rs.1500 for 2 persons.

Srikalahasti Rudrabhishekam

Day Timings
Monday 5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 am, 7:00 am, 5:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am, 7:00 am, 5:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am, 7:00 am, 5:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am, 7:00 am, 10:00am, 4:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10:00 am, 5:00 pm
Sunday 5:30 am, 6:30 am, 10:00 am, 5:00 pm

Ticket Cost: Rs.1000 for 2 persons.

For more details, Please call @ 85000 85151

Srikalahasti Temple

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