Dhanurmasam Utsavalu 2020-21 in TTD Temples

As part of Dhanurmasam celebrations special programs including Vishesha pujas will be observed in all sub temples of TTD from Sunday, 16 December 2020, onwards. AT SRI PAT Special rituals will be held at the Sri Padmavati Ammavari Temple as Dhanur masam begins on 16 December. Goddess Padmavati will be paraded in the mada streets […]

Dhanurmasam Pooja at Skandagiri Temple, Hyderabad

Dhanurmasam Pooja is one of the auspicious events celebrated at Skandagiri Subramanya Swamy Temple at Hyderabad. In 2020-2021, Dhanurmasam Pooja begins on 16 December 2020 and ends on 14 January 2021. Everyday, at 5.30 AM, special pujas will be performed to all the deities at Skandagiri Temple – Valli Devasena Sametha Subramanya Swamy, Adi Sankar, […]

Dhanu Masam 2020-2021 in Malayalam Calendar | Dhanu Month in Kerala

Dhanu Month, Dhanu Masam 2020-2021 begins on 16 December 2020 in Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Dhanu Month ends on January 13, 2021. Sabarimala Mandala Puja and Thiruvathira festival are two important festivals of the month. It is the fifth month in traditional Malayalam calendar. Forty five- day long Sabarimala Mandala Kalam Puja ends on […]

Goda Kalyanam, Sri Godadevi Kalyanotsavam in Dhanurmasam

Godadevi Kalyanam

Goda Kalyanam (Sri Godadevi Kalyanotsavam) is an important ritual observed during Dhanurmasam in Vaishnava Temples all around the world. In 2021, Goda Kalyanam date is January 13. Usually, the ceremonial wedding of Sri Goda Devi & Sri Ranganatha Swamy is performed on the last day of Dhanurmasam. Many special rituals and pujas mark the end […]

Dhanurmasam 2020-2021 | Dhanumasam dates

Lord Vishnu

Dhanurmasam or Dhanumasam is known as Margazhi month as per the Tamil calendar. Dhanurmasam 2020-2021 starts on 16 December 2020 and ends on 13 January 2021. This month is the most auspicious month the devotees who Vaishnava tradition. Dhanurmasam begins on Dhanur Sankramanam day. On this day Sun enters into Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius zodiac sign). […]

Sri Andal Kalyanam in Srirangam on Bhogi Pongal

Goddess Andal

Andal Kalyanam is a popular ritual observed in Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple on Bhogi Pongal (last day of Dhanurmasam celebrations). In 2021, Andal Kalyanam date is January 13. Goddess Andal (Godadevi / Goda Ammavaru) merged with Lord Ranganatha in Srirangam after observing the Paavai Nombu (in Margali masam). The union of Goddess Andal and Lord […]

Bhadrachalam Temple Dhanurmasam Utsavalu | Adhyayanotsavalu & Pagalpatthu Utsavalu

Adhyayanotsavalu and Pagalpatthu Utsavalu are celebrated in grand manner in Bhadrachalam Sri Ramachandra swamy Temple during Dhanurmasam. In 2018, Adhyayanotsavalu begins on December 8 and ends on December 28. Mukkoti Theppotsavam marks the end of Adhyayanotsavalu. Mukkoti Ekadasi and Mukkoti Dwadasi are celebrated with utmost fervor in the temple. Several lakhs of devotees are expected […]

Significance of Dhanurmasam in Telugu

Significance of Dhanurmasam in Telugu.. What is the importance of Dhanurmasam as per Telugu calendar? ధనుర్మాసాన్ని అత్యంత పవిత్రమైన మాసంగా భావిస్తారు వైష్ణవులు. ఈ నెల రోజులు అత్యంత భక్తి శ్రద్దలతో వేంకటేశ్వరున్ని పూజిస్తే కోరిన కోర్కెలు తీరుతాయని భక్తుల విశ్వాసం. అందుకే ఈమాసం మొత్తం  శ్రీవారి ఆలయంలో ప్రత్యేక పూజలు చేస్తారు. సూర్యుడు ధను రాశిలో ప్రవేశించడంతో ధనుర్మాసం మొదలవుతుంది. తిరిగి సూర్యుడు మకరరాశిలోకి ప్రవేశించే సంక్రాంతి రోజుతో ధనుర్మాసం […]

Dhanurmasam Pooja at Yadagirigutta Temple

Dhanurmasam Pooja is one of the popular rituals at Yadagirigutta Temple dedicated to Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. In 2018-2019, Dhanurmasam begins on 17 December 2018 and ends on 14 January 2019. In this month-long celebrations, Vaikunta Ekadashi and Adhyayanotsavalu are the popular rituals. It is a tradition for Vaishnava Temples to conduct Dhanurmasa Utsavalu throughout […]

Dhanurmasa Puja in TTD Sub Temples

TTD plans to conduct special rituals at some of the sub temples from December 17, 2018 to to January 14 of 2019. The events will be held at the Sri Prasanna Venkateswaraswamy temple, Appalayagunta, Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy temple, Srinivasa Mangapuram in Tirupati and the Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple with Padmavathi at Pithapuram in East […]

Katyayani Vratam | Dhanurmasa Kathyayani Puja

Katyayani Vratam, a Puja dedicated to Goddess Kathyayani, is observed during Dhanurmasam or Dhanu month in South India. In 2017-2018, Katyayani Vrata starts on 16 December 2017 and ends on 13 January 2018. In some places, the Vrata is observed in Margashirsh month and in some places during Dhanurmasam. The Lunar month of Margashirsha month […]

Adhyayanotsavams at Tirumala Tirupati Temple (28 December 2016 – 21 January 2017)

Adhyayanotsavams at Tirumala Tirupati Temple.. The 25 day annual ‘Adhyayanotsavams’ festival in Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple in Tirumala from December 28, 2016 and will conclude with ‘Tanniramudu’ festival on 2017 January 21. During Dhanurmasam, this festival is observed for 25-days. The festival will commence eleven days prior to Vaikuntha Ekadasi festival. The Nalayira Divya Prabandha Pasura […]

Significance of Dhanurmasa Kainkaryam at Tirumala Temple

Significance of Dhanurmasa Kainkaryam at Tirumala Temple.. The holy month of Dhanurmasa is considered highly auspicious in Sri Vaishanvaite temples and is observed with religious aplomb in the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara. The kainkaryams, decorations to lord, naivedyams offered during this entire month occupies a unique place. ‘MOOGA TOMALA’ PERFORMED In this month there […]

Dhanurmasa Vratam

Dhanurmasa Vratam is observed throughout the Dhanurmasam (From Dhanu Sankramana till the Makara Sankranti) by many devotees. In 2016-2017, Dhanurmasam begins on 16 December 2016 and ends on 13 January 2017. The importance or the significance of Dhanurmasa Vratam is mentioned in the Brahmanda Purana, Matsya Purana, Sri Bhagavatham and Narayana Samhita as a conversation […]

Tiruppavai Recital at Tirumala Temple during Dhanurmasam

In view of the holy month of Dhanur masam commencing from December 16 at 11:47pm,  the daily awakening ritual  of Suprabatham will be replaced  with traditional Tiruppavai in the Srivari temple from December 17 onwards. The practice of recitation of Tiruppavai in Srivari temple during this month is an age old tradition in the Vaikhanasa […]

16 December 2014, Dhanurmasam begins

On 16 December 2014, Dhanurmasam begins. Dhanurmasam is an auspicious month for Vaishnava sect. Ranganatha Swamy, Venugopalaswamy, Venkateshwara Swamy, Panduranga Swamy, Lord Sri Rama, Goddess Godadevi & Goddess Lakshmi are the popular deities to worship during Dhanurmasam. Dhanur Sankranti marks the beginning of Dhanurmasam. On this day, Surya Bhagavan transits into Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius zodiac) […]

Simhachalam Temple Dhanurmasa Adhyayanotsavamulu

Adhyayanotsavamulu is a 20-day festival held in Dhanurmasam at Simhachalam Temple. In 2015-2016, Dhanurmasam begins on December 17 and ends on January 14, 2016. Adhyayanotsavalu are held for 20 days in dhanurmasam. Pagalpathu Utsavalu are held from Dhanurmasa Suddha Pratipada and Rapathu Utsavalu are held from Vaikunta Ekadashi. Pagalpathu Adhyayana Utsavalu – Starting from Dhanusudda […]

Thiruppavai | Tiruppavai

The Tiruppavai (Thiruppavai) is a collection of thirty paasurams or stanzas written and compiled by Andal. All the pasurams are written in Tamil praising Lord Tirumal or Vishnu or Perumal. It is considered as prominent part in Divya Prabandha. Divya Prabandha is compiled by twelve Alvars of Tamil Vaishnavas. Thiruppavai is a divine text recited […]

Suprabhatha Seva resumes in TTD Temple from January 15, 2014

As said by TTD Press release – The first and fore most awakening ritual that is being performed every in the famous hill temple of Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala resumed on Wednesday with the conclusion of Dhanurmasam on Tuesday. Usually starting with Dhanurmasam, the Suprabhata Seva is replaced by Tiruppavai where in the temple priests […]