Pratyangira Brahmotsavam is the annual festive celebrations dedicated to Goddess Pratyangira Devi. It is the main festival celebrated at Sri Maha Pratyangira Devi Temple, R K Puram, near Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad. The festival is celebrated in Magha masa Krishna paksham as per Telugu calendar. In 2013, Pratyangira Brahmotsavam begins on 28 February and ends on 4 March.
On first day of celebrations, 18 types of fruits, 18 suktis, 18 types of naivedyas, and ashtadasha sukta sahita abhishekam were offered to the deity. Kumkumarchana, pushparchana, parayana, and abhishekam are performed to Goddess Pratyangira during Brahmotsavam.
Pratyangira Brahmotsavam is performed under the management of Sri Siddeshwara Peetadhipathi Siddeshwarananda Bharati Swamy.
Here is the detailed list of pujas and rituals performed on each day of Brahmotsavam 2013..
5 AM – Mangala Vayidyamulu
5.30 AM – Ashtadasha Sukta sahitha Ashtadasha Vishishta Padartha Abhishekams
7 AM – Vishesha Homams
10 AM – Vishesha Pujas like Kumkumarchana, Parayana, Pushparchana, Bilvarchana, etc..
11.30 AM – Jagadguru Padapuja
1 PM – Theertha Prasada Vitharana (Mahaprasadam distribution)
4.45 PM – Nadaswaram
7 PM – Kurthalam Peetadhipathi Sri Sri Sri Siddeshwarananda Bharathi Maha Swami Anugraha Bhashanam (discourses)
9 Pm – Devi Preethi (Maha Prasada distribution)