Phalguna Pournami Teppotsavam in Tirumala Tirupati Swami Pushkarini

Teppotsavam, annual float festival, is celebrated for five days during Phalguna month at Tirumala Tirupati Swami Pushkarini Theertham. In 2016, Teppotsavam in Tirumala Tirupati Swami Pushkarini begins on March 19 and ends on March 23.

The annual Teppotsavam begins on Phalguna Dashami and ends on Phalguna Pournami, the Full Moon day in Falguna month.

During the five-day float festival at Swami Pushkarini teertham, Lord Sri Ram, Goddess Sita, and Lakshmana are worshipped on first day and on second day Lord Sri Krishna and Rukmini Devi are offered worship.

Starting from Falguna Trayodashi, Lord Malayappa Swamy along with Goddess Sridevi and Bhudevi are worshipped till the concluding day Phalgun Purnima. The idols of the above deities are adorned with grand jewellery and garlands in a beautifully decorated boat and taken out for a procession in Swami Pushkarini Theertham. This float festival attracts millions of devotees.

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