Mahashivaratri 2017 at Srisailam Temple, Shivratri Brahmotsavam 2017 in Srisailam Shiva Temple

The 11-day Mahashivaratri Brahmotsavam is celebrated with utmost gaiety and fervor in Srisailam Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple. In 2017, Shivaratri annual Brahmotsavam will begin on February 17 and ends on February 27. Shivaratri 2017 date is February 24.

Before the beginning of the 11-day festival, chief priests of the temple invoke Ganapati and conduct ‘Maha Sankalpam for universal peace. Ankurarpana and Dwajarohanam will be performed on February 17, 2017.

Here is the detailed schedule of Shivaratri Brahmotsavams 2017 in Srisailam Temple

17 February 2017 : Ankurarpana & Dhwajarohanam

18 February 2017 : Hamsa Vahana seva

19 February 2017 : Mayura vahana seva

20 February 2017 : Bhrungi Vahana seva

21 February 2017 : Offering of Pattu vasthras by the state government of Andhra Pradesh

22 February 2017 : Pushpa Pallaki

23 February 2017 : Gaja Vahanam

24 February 2017 : Prabhotsavam & Nandi Vahana seva. Maha Shivaratri. Lingodhbava kaala maharudrabhishekam. Paagalankarana. Kalyanotsavam.

25 February 2017 : Rathotsavam, Sadasyam, Nagavalli.

26 February 2017 : Purnahuthi, Vasantotsavam, Trishula Snanam, Shiva deeksha viramana, Dhwajarohana.

27 February 2017 : Ashwavahana seva

srisailam Temple image

srisailam Temple image

The major events during Shivratri celebrations are – Vahana Sevas to God and Goddess, Lingodhbhavakala Maharudrabhishekam to God, Pagalankarana, Shiva Parvati Kalyanothsavam (Bramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy kalyanam), Rathothsavam and Dhwajavarohana.

Vahana sevas are other important events of Shivaratri brahmotsavam in Srisailam Mallikarjuna Temple in which the procession of Mallikarjuna and Bramarambika take place on various vahanas like – Seshavahanam, Mayura Vahanam, Nandivahanam, and Ashwa vahanam.

At midnight on Mahashivaratri (24 February 2017), Lingodbhavam (emergence of Lingam) and Maha Abhishekam are celebrated at Srisailam Temple. Rathothsavam will be performed on the next day of Shivaratri (25 February 2017). The Srisailam Temple committee is expecting that more than one lakh devotees will participate in Rathothsavam (Car Festival).

The 11-day Brahmotsavam festival ends with Dwajavarohanam in which the Dwajapathakam (flag) will be removed from Dhwajasthambham. Nearly a Million devotees will visit the Srisailam Mallikarjuna swamy temple during Shivaratri 2017 Brahmotsavams.

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