Chandanotsavam on Akshaya Trutiya 2017 in Simhachalam Temple

Chandanotsavam or Nijarupa Darsanam is an important ritual celebrated in Simhachalam Temple on Akshaya Trutiya day. In 2017, Chandanotsavam date is April 29. During the ritual of Chandanotsavam, Lord Sri Narasimhaswamy appears with his actual shape which is called Nijaroopam. On normal days Simhachalam Narasimha swamy appears with four layers of chandanam (sandalwood paste). The […]

Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple Brahmotsavam 2017 | Panguni Uthram Festival in Mylapore Temple

Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple Brahmotsavam is a ten-day festival celebrated during Panguni Uthiram. In 2017, Kapaleeswarar Brahmotsavams begins on April 2 and will end on April 11 with Panguni Uthiram annual festival celebrations. It starts with Dhwajarohanam (flag hoisting) at 7.30 am on April 2. Kapaleeswarar Ratholsavam 2017 date is April 8 and Arupathmoovar will be on April 9. Mylapore […]

Shivaratri Jatara at Vemulawada Rajarajeshwara Swamy Temple

Shivaratri is a major festival at Vemulawada Rajarajeshwara Swamy temple in Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Shivaratri date is February 24 and the Shivratri Jathara will be celebrated on February 23, 24 and February 25. Shivaratri Jatara or a fair is celebrated here in this temple for 3 days, starting on the day before […]

Srikalahasti Temple Brahmotsavam, Shivaratri Puja at Kalahasti Shiva Temple in Andhra Pradesh

Srikalahasti Kalahasthishwara swamy Temple is a famous Shiva temple in Andhra Pradesh and also known as one of the Panchabhoota Sthala, the five primordial temples of Lord Shiva. Maha Shivaratri is celebrated with utmost gaiety in Kalahasti temple. During Shivaratri, Brahmotsavam is observed for 14 days. Every day Lord Kalahastishwara and his consort Gnana Prasunambika are […]

Masi Makam at Mamallapuram | Mahabalipuram Temple Festival during Masi Magam

Masi Makam or Masi Magam is one of the big festivals celebrated at Mamallapuram Thirukkadalmallai temple in Tamil Nadu. In 2016, Masi Magam celebrations will be held on February 22. As the main festival is celebrated in Chithirai month, this is the second biggest festival of Mahabalipuram temple. On Masi Magam day, special pujas and […]

Chandan Yatra 2016 in Puri Jagannath Temple

Chandan Yatra or Chandan Jatra, popularly known as Chandan Mahotsava, is one of the major festivals held at Puri Jagannath Temple in Orissa. In 2016, Chandan Yatra date is May 9. Chandan Yatra is celebrated on Akshaya Tritiya day during which the holy rituals for annual Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra are begun. Chandan Mahotsava is continued […]

Komuravelli Shivaratri Jathara, Pedda patnam celebrations at Komurelli Mallanna Temple

Komuravelli Mallikarjuna swamy Temple (Komurelli Mallana Gudi) is one of the famous temples in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh. In 2015, Shivarathri date is February 17. Shivaratri Jatara or Pedda Patnam is the major festival of Komuravelli temple. Pedda patnam is a ritual which attracts tens of thousands of devotees all across the state. The temple is located […]

Mangalagiri Temple Brahmotsavam, Panakala Lakshmi Narasimhaswamy Bramhotsavam

Lakshmi Narasimha swamy Brahmotsavam is the major festive celebrations held at Mangalagiri Sri Panakala Lakshmi Narasimhaswamy Temple in Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh. The celebrations are held for 11 days, beginning on Phalguna Sudda Shasti with Ankuraropanam and ending on Phalguna Suddha Purnima. In 2014, Mangalagiri Panakala Lakshmi Narasimha swamy temple brahmotsavam starts on March 6 […]

Shivaratri Brahmotsavam at Kapila Theertham, Kapileshwara Swamy Temple in Tirumala Tirupati

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 […]