Ashtalakshmi temple, RK Puram, Hyderabad, will celebrate its 17th Brahmotsavam (temple festival) from May 11, 2013 for 7 days. Brahmotsavam begins with Punyahvachanam on 11th May (Vaishakha Shukla Vidiya) and ends with Ashtottara Shata Kalashabhishekam on 17th May 2013.
Ashtalakshmi Temple is decorated with electricity bulbs and flower garlands and all special arrangements are made to cope up with the large number of devotees.
Schedule or timetable of Ashtalakshmi Brahmotsavam:
11 May 2013 – Punyahvachanam, Homam and other special pujas
12 May 2013 – Suprabhata seva, panchanga shravanam, Dwarathorana puja, dhwajarohanam, Vishnu Sahasranama parayana – 5 pm to 9:30 pm.
13 May 2013 – Thirumanjanam, purnahuthi, gajavahana seva, procession (ooregimpu).
14 May 2013 – Sri Lakshmi Narayana Kalyanam under the management of Tridandi Srimannarayana Ramanuja Chinajeeyar swamy.
15 May 2013 – Special pujas in the morning & Rathotsava ooregimpu (chariot procession) in the evening.
16 May 2013 – Maha purnahuthi, Chakratheertham, Mantrapushpam.
17 May 2013 – Ashtottara Shata kalashabhishekam under the management of Tridandi Ashtakshari Sampath Kumar and China Jeeyar Swamy.
It is estimated that around one lakh devotees will visit the temple during the temple festival of Ashtalakshmi Temple, Vasavi Colony, RK Puram, Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad.