The three day annual Jyeshtabhishekam, also known as Abhideyaka Abhishekam is held in Jyeshta month. It is held during Jyeshta nakshatra in Jyeshta maas at Tirumala Tirupati Sri Venkateswara swamy temple to Lord Balaji. In 2020, Jyeshtabhishekam begins on 4 June and ends on 6 June.
Abhishekam is performed to utsava murthulu of Lord Venkateswara and his consorts Sridevi and Bhudevi.
After Jyeshta Abhishekam ritual, the Varjakavacham (diamond studded armour) is adorned to the Lord and taken out in a procession around the four Mada streets (Thiru Maada veedhulu).
On second day, Muthyakavacham (pearl studded armour) and on last day Suvarnakavacham or Abhideyaka kavas am (golden armour) are adorned to the Lord.
Schedule of Jyeshtabhishekam 2020
4 June 2020, Thursday – Vajrakavacha samarpana
5 June 2020, Friday – Mutyakavacha samarpana
6 June 2020, Saturday – Suvarnakavacha samarpana
Schedule of Jyeshtabhishekam 2019
14 June 2019, Friday – Vajrakavacha samarpana
15 June 2019, Saturday – Mutyakavacha samarpana
16 June 2019, Sunday – Suvarnakavacha samarpana
Schedule of Jyeshtabhishekam 2018
24 June 2018, Sunday – Vajrakavacha samarpana
25 June 2018, Monday – Mutyakavacha samarpana
26 June 2018, Tuesday – Suvarnakavacha samarpana