Sringeri Temple Upanayanam, Timings, Cost and Procedure
Timings: 4:00 am to 11:00 am
Location: Yagashala, In the temple premises
Max 4 to 5 Upanayanam will be performed in a slot.
Pooja Duration: 4 hour 30 mins to 5 hours.
When to perform Upanayanam?
Advisable to perform Upanayanam on 5th year (Beginning of the 5th year). Many used to perform Upanayanam on 8th year ie. Within the first 3 month after entering into 7th year. Performing Upanayanam is not advisable after 16th year.
Sringeri Temple Upanayanam
Upanayanam will be performed on a auspicious date and time. One must reach Sringeri a day in advance to make the arrangements. It is the first step initiated for the child to learn Vedic Mantra and Chants. It is new birth in the spiritual world seeking high knowledge from the Guru. Holy Thread ceremony will be performed in the Yagashala. Only parents are allowed to sit next to the child. All other relatives will be seated outside Yagashala. After the Holy thread ceremony, the person will seek blessing from Sringeri Sharada Peetham Swamiji.
Upanayanam, Accommodation and Food arrangements can be booked well in advance. One must reach Sringeri a day in advance.