Sringeri Aksharabhyasa

Sringeri Aksharabhyasa Timings, Booking, Procedure

Timings: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Ticket Cost: Rs.250 for one child and Parents.

Location: Inside Sri Sharadamba Temple

Aksharabhyasa will be performed daily. Not performed on Amavasya days (No moon day)

Suggested Dress code:
Please wear
Men: White Pancha, Dhoti/ Kurta, pyjama.
Female: Saree with blouse/ Punjabi Dress with Dupatta / Chudidhar with Dupatta/ Half saree

Best Dates for Sringeri Aksharabhyasa

  1. Vijaya Dasami
  2. Lalitha Panchami (Vasantha Panchami).
  3. Akshaya Tritiya
  4. On all Thursdays
  5. On all Moola Nakshatra days. Amavasya days is not advisable for Vidyarambam.

Sringeri Aksharabhyasa Age limit

Aksharabhyasam is advisable to perform between 2 years 6 months to 5 years of age.

Required Pooja material

The devotee required to carry 1 writing slate, 1 writing Chalk.

Sringeri Aksharabhyasa Pooja procedure

This Pooja will be performed for the group of devotees in a Mantap. Followed by main deity Darshan. Temple Preist will be running the event with clear instructions, will hold the child’s hand in writing the letters.

Advance booking not required for this pooja as it is performed on all days. Ticket to be purchased on arrival at the counter for the same day Pooja.

The crowd will be high on special days and the event might take long hours. Usually, Aksharabhyasa will be high during Apr and May month as it is the beginning of the academic year.

Aksharabhyasa Auspicious dates 2020 and 2021

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

How to reach Sringeri Temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest international airport is at Mangalore which is 102 km away
  2. Sringeri Mutt is 380 km from Bangalore International airport

By Train

  1. Sringeri Mutt is 97.9 km from Shimoga Railway station
  2. From Birur Railway junction temple is 137 km away

By Road

  1. The direct transportation is available from Bangalore which is 319 km away
  2. From Mangalore temple is 116 km away. The direct bus is available from Mangalore as well.


  1. 2jun akshara abhyasa available

    • Dear Sir/Madam ,
      You can perform aksharabyasam from 8 am to 1 pm and it cost you Rs 250.
      Thank you.