Keesaragutta temple is getting ready for Maha Rudrayaagam. In 2012, Maharudrayaaga Mahotsavams will begin on 13 July and end on July 16. The four-day puja and rituals start with Aalaya pradakshinams and end with Annasamaradhana.
The temple committee of Keesaragutta Ramalingeshwara Swamy Temple is making special arrangements for Rudrayaagam. In Yagashala, Navagraha Kalasha Pratishta and other special preparations for Homas are going on. 27 Nakshatra Homagundas for Yagam are also prepared.
The Rudrayaagam will be performed under the guidance and management of TTD Veda Pathasala pundits Mallikarjun Avadhani and Ganapathi Shastri.
Detailed schedule of Rudrayaaga Mahotsavams in Keesaragutta Temple
July 13, 2012: Aalaya Pradakshinam, Pravesha Bali, Yagashala Pravesham, Vighneshwara Puja, Punyaha vachanam, Panchagavyam, Manjanala, Prashana Ruthwik varanula deeksha, Akhanda Sthapana, Trishula Puja, Navagraha Mantaparadhana, Ekadasha Rudra Havanams, Pradosha Kaala Mantapa Pujas, Swasthi vachanams and Bilvarchana.
July 14, 2012: Gavyantha Puja, Veda Purana Parayanam, Mahanyasa Purvaka Ekadasha Rudra Parayanam and Abhishekam to Lord Shiva with 11 dravyas.
July 15, 2012: Prathakaala Mantapa Puja, Rudra Homams, Bahuparakkulu, Ashtottara Puja.
July 16, 2012: Rudrayaaga Mahotsavanga Sri Bhavani Shivadurga Sametha Ramalingeshwara Swamy vari Shanti Kalyana Mahotsavam, Avabrutha snanam, Mahakalasha Arachanas, Ashirvachanams, Panditha Sathkaram and Anna samaradhana.