Raghavendra Aradhana or Guru Raghavendra Swamy Aradhanotsavam in 2017 is the 346th annual celebrations of Mahotsavam of Raghavendra Swamy. In 2017, Raghavendra Aradhana Utsavalu begins on August 8 and ends on August 10.
Raghavendra Aradhana Utsavalu is the commemoration of Raghavendra theerthas Jeeva Samadhi at Brindavan in Mantralayam. Raghavendra Theertha entered into the Brindavan (tomb) in 1671.
Sri Rayara Aradhane in Hevilambi Nama Samvatsara (2017-2018)
Aradhane of Sri Raghavendra Teertharu will be celebrated on the following dates in Sri Hevilambi Samvatsara.
6 August 2017 – Start of Sri Sapta Ratrotsava; Gopooja, Gajapooja and Flag hoisting.
7 August 2017 – Shakotsava; Rajata Rathotsava
8 August 2017 – Poorva Aradhane; Simha Vahanotsava
9 August 2017 – Madhya Aradhane ; Maha Panchamruta Abhisheka; Svarna Rathotsava
10 August 2017 – Uttara Aradhane. Maha Rathotsava