Raghavendra Aradhana or Guru Raghavendra Swamy Aradhanotsavam in 2018 is the 347th annual celebrations of Mahotsavam of Raghavendra Swamy. In 2018, Raghavendra Aradhana Utsavalu begins on August 27 and ends on August 29.
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 Vilambi Nama Samvatsara (2018-2019)
Aradhane of Sri Raghavendra Teertharu will be celebrated on the following dates in Sri Hevilambi Samvatsara.
25 August 2018 – Start of Sri Sapta Ratrotsava; Gopooja, Gajapooja and Flag hoisting.
26 August 2018 – Shakotsava; Rajata Rathotsava
27 August 2018 – Poorva Aradhane; Simha Vahanotsava
28 August 2018 – Madhya Aradhane ; Maha Panchamruta Abhisheka; Svarna Rathotsava
29 August 2018 – Uttara Aradhane. Maha Rathotsava