Tirumala Upanayanam Procedure, Timings, Pooja Cost and Booking Procedure
Duration: 4 to 5 hours. 4 hours Pooja procedure before Muhurtham and 1 hour after Muhurtham.
Ideal Age for Upanayanam
- 5th or 8th year or before 16th year for a Brahmin.
- 12th or 14th or 16th year for Kshatriya
- 16th year for Vaishya
It is advisable to perform Upanayanam before the 16th year. It is believed that a woman who donates Golden Yagnopavetham to a Brahmin will remove Dosha related to Pregnancy. Upanayanam can be performed separately or as a group. To perform separately a Hall can be booked for the Pooja process.
Tirumala Upanayanam Procedure
- Ganapathi Pooja
- Agni Prathishtapana
- Nandi Mukham
- Yagnopavethadharana (Holy thread ceremony)
- Homam will be performed by Child
- Brahmachari Bhojanam
The child father will be performing the Pooja rituals before the Holy thread ceremony. After the Holy thread Ceremony, the child will be performing the Pooja rituals.
Items required for the Upanayanam?
- Fruits – 5 types
- Small size Flower garlands
- Dhoti and Upper Cloth in Yellow cloth – 2 Sets
The child or his parents must bring these items before coming to the Hall. Required Pooja materials will be arranged here itself. Upanayanam Date can be calculated based on the Tara Balam (Strength of the star). An Astrologer can calculate the details on providing the birth star details. There is a set of Pooja procedure that has to be performed at the home as well by the child family.
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The devotees can have food after Upanayanam at the trust itself. Food charges: Rs.100 per person.
Tirumala Upanayanam Booking Procedure
- Gothram details required
- Community details
- Muhurtham Date and Time
Before booking the hall or making the arrangements for the Upanayanam, the above-mentioned details must be provided. Rooms can be booked along with the hall.