Sirimanu Uthsavam at Pydithalli Ammavaru Temple, Vizianagaram

Sirimanu Uthsavam is the biggest regional festival celebrated at Vizianagaram Pydithalli Ammavaru temple in Coastal region of Andhra Pradesh. In 2014, Sirimanu Utsavam date is October 7. It is celebrated for more than 10 days.

It is celebrated on the first Tuesday after Vijaya Dasami festival. Devotees believe that Goddess Pydimamba appears in the dream of the temple’s priest and informs him about the place where the Utsavam is to be celebrated.

‘Sirimanu’ means a big tree which is cut according to the priest’s request to the owner of the tree. The tree which is cut will be erected as Sirimanu and worshipped during the utsavam. A grand procession of Sirimanu is carried through the streets of Vizianagarm town on the festival day. White elephant chariot, Anjali chariot, and Sirimanu Phaladhara are the important aspects of Sirimanu utsavam.

Sirimanu Utsavam 2013 date was October 22.

Sirimanu Utsavam 2012 date was October 30.

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  1. when will be the vizianagaram pydithalli ammavaru festival 2013

    By Fulmala at October 3, 2013 at 10:10 pm
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  3. the sirimanothsavam was celebrated well in the town of vizianagaram and the devasthanam made a elaborate arrangements on the festive day and the devotees also shown a overwhelming response at the sirimanu.

    By kiran at October 22, 2010 at 1:24 pm