Raghavendra Aradhana 2021 | Guru Raghavendra Swamy Aradhanotsavam – 350th Mahotsavalu of Raghavendra Swamy

Guru Raghavendra Swamy of Mantralayam

Raghavendra Aradhana or Guru Raghavendra Swamy Aradhanotsavam in 2021 is the 350th annual celebrations of Mahotsavam of Raghavendra Swamy. In 2021, Raghavendra Aradhana Utsavalu begins on August 4 and ends on August 6. Raghavendra Aradhana Utsavalu is the commemoration of Raghavendra theerthas Jeeva Samadhi at Brindavan in Mantralayam. Raghavendra Theertha entered into the Brindavan (tomb) […]

Raghavendra Mrittika | Sacred Sand of Mantralayam Raghavendra Swamy

Guru Raghavendra Swamy of Mantralayam

Guru Raghavendra Swamy is a holy saint of Mantralayam and though he had attained Jeeva Samadhi before 350 years, still now he is blessing his devotees from his Samadhi shrine at Mantralayam, and he also fulfills their reasonable needs and removes the difficulties in their lives. Similar to the sacred ash of Lord Shiva, the […]

Manchalamma Temple, Mantralayam

Manchalamma Temple is located close to the Raghavendra Swamy Mutt at Mantralayam. Ma Manchalamma is another form of Ma Shakti Devi. It is a common practice, that before worshipping our holy Guru Sri Raghavendra Swamigal, at his Samadhi shrine, we must have to first worship Ma Manchalamma, in order to seek her blessings. She is […]

Mantralayam Venkateswara Temple

The Venkateswara temple is located a few kilo metres away from Mantralayam Raghavendra Swamy Temple, and the temple was constructed during the period of Guru Raghavendra, and he took the assistance of Venkanna, for building this temple. Venkanna was the then Minister of Adoni,and a great devotee of Guru Raghavendra. After obtaining permission from the […]

Hastodaka

Hastodaka refers to offering the food as Naivedyam to Guru Raghavendra, and then it would be offered to the devotees. Whenever, if we have an opportunity to visit the holy Mantralayam Mutt, we must have to compulsorily consume the delicious food provided at the Mantralayam Temple. By taking the food, all of our health issues […]

Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple | Mantralayam Panchamukha Anjaneyaswamy Temple

Sri Panchamukha Hanuman is the beloved deity of Guru Ragavendra, and he has meditated Lord Hanuman at Panchamukhi for several years, and got the divine vision of Lord Panchamukha Hanuman. A temple is built for Panchamukha Hanuman at the place where he was meditated, and it is situated some few kilometres away from Mantralayam. Panchamukha […]

Sankalpa Seva

Sankalpa Seva is a type of Seva observed by the devotees of Guru Raghavendra. There are various ways to please the Gurus and the gods. One such way to please our holy guru Raghavendra, and to remove the difficulties in our life, is by the way of doing Sankalpa Seva. The Sankalpa Seva can be […]

Bichale Raghavendra Swamy Mutt | Third Mantralayam

There is a Raghavendra Swamy Mutt at Bichale, which is located a few kilometres away from Mantralayam, and it is a sacred place for the devotees of Guru Raghavendra Swamy, since Guru Raghavendra lived in this holy place for a few years along with his main disciple Appanacharya, and he also wrote some holy texts […]

Mantralayam Moola Rama Puja

Among the various types of idols, Moola Rama idol is considered as the most precious idol, and this idol is worshipped in Mantralayam Raghavendra Swamy Mutt, for the performance of puja and abhishekam. Moola Rama idol was carved by Lord Viswakarma during the Treta Yuga, before the birth of Lord Rama. This idol was worshipped […]

Sri Raghavendra Swami Punyatithi

‘Sri Raghavendra Swami Punyatithi’ is the Samadhi day of Sri Guru Raghavendra Swamy. In 2014, Sri Raghavendra Swami Punyatithi date is August 12. Sri Raghavendra Punyatithi is observed as a week-long festival in Mantralayam Sri Brindavana Temple in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. Shri Raghavendra Swami attained Jeeva samadhi on Dwitiya Day of Sravana Krishna Paksha in 1671. […]