Shivaratri Brahmotsavam is a grand festival in Kapila Theertham or Sri Kapileshwara Swamy Temple at Srinivasa Mangapuram in Tirumala Tirupati. In 2013, Shivratri Brahmotsavam begins on March 3 with Dhwajarohanam and Ankurarpana and ends on March 12 with Shiva Parvati Kalyanotsavam & Dhwajavarohana.
Various Vahana sevas are performed to Lord Kapileshwara during the 9-day annual festival.
Shivaratri 2013, Kapila Theertham Brahmotsavam dates or Timetable or Schedule:
March 2, 2013 : Vinayaka Swamy on Mooshika Vahanam & Ankurarpana
March 3, 2013 : Pallaki Utsavam (Dhwajarohanam) & Hamsa Vahanam
March 4, 2013 : Suryaprabha vahanam & Chandra prabha vahanam
March 5, 2013 : Bhootha Vahanam & Simha Vahanam
March 6, 2013 : Makara Vahanam & Shesha (Naga) vahanam
March 7, 2013 : Adhikara Nandi & Thirucchi Utsavam
March 8, 2013 : Vyaghra Vahanam & Gaja vahanam
March 9, 2013 : Kalpavrikshna Vahanam & Thirucchi vahanam
March 10, 2013 : Rathotsavam & Nandi vahanam (Maha Shivaratri)
March 11, 2013 : Purushamruga vahanam & Kalyanotsavam, Ashwavahanam
March 12, 2013 : Nataraja swamy on Suryaprabha vahanam, Trishula Seva & Dhwajavarohanam and Ravanasura Vahanam