Bhadrachalam Sri Sita Ramachandra swamy Temple is the most popular holy place to celebrate Sri Rama Navami, Sri Rama Brahmotsavam and Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam. In 2016, Vasanta Paksha Thirukalyana Brahmotsavalu are celebrated from April 8 to April 21.
Rama Navami 2017 date is April 5. Here is the timetable or schedule of Sri Rama Navami utsavam in Bhadrachalam Temple:
March 29, 2017 – Ugaadi, Thiruveedhi Seva
April 1, 2017 – Ankuraaropanam
April 2, 2017 – Dhwajapata Bhadraka Madala Lekhanam, Thiruveedhi Seva
April 3, 2017 – Agni Prathistha, Dhwajaarohanam
April 4, 2017 – Chathuhsthaanaarchana, Edurkolu
April 5, 2017 – Sri Rama Navami Kalyanam, Sri Rama Deeksha Praarambham
April 6, 2017 – Mahaa Pattabhishekam
April 7, 2017 – Sadasyam, Hamsavaahana Seva
April 8, 2017 – Theppotsavam, Chorotsavam, Aswavaahana Seva
April 9, 2017 – Uunjhal Utsavam, Simhavaahana Seva
April 10, 2017 – Vasantotsavam, Havanam, Gajavaahana Seva
April 11, 2017 – Chakratheertham, Poornaahuthi
Note: Due to Brahmotsavams, Nithya Kalyaanam will not performed from March 29 to April 11, 2017.
Among all the events during Bhadrachalam Sri Rama Brahmotsavam, Sri Rama Navami and Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam utsavams attract lakhs of devotees from all parts of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, and many other regions.
Sri Rama Punarvasu Deeksha is the major ritual observed during Sri Rama Navami and it ends with Sri Rama Deeksha Viramana.