Srivari Kumbhabhishekam in Kanyakumari on 27th
All the arrangements are in place for the grand opening of Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple at Kanyakumari in Tamilnadu on January 27 with the ceremonial Maha Kumbhabhishekam in the auspicious Kumbha Lagnam at 7.30am.
Situation in the spacious Vivekanandapuri pilgrim centre, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams has constructed the temple of Sri Venkateswara Swamy in the serene premises at a cost of Rs.22.50crores.
A series of religious activities commenced from January 23 on wards and will conclude with Maha Kumbhabhishekam on January 27. On the final day, the day commences with Suprabhatam followed by Kumbharadhana, Nivedana, Homam, Maha Purnahuti between 4am and 7am while the Kumbhams(holy pots) and Utsava Murthies (processional deities) will be taken out on a celestial procession and will be seated in their respective places in the Sannidhi. The Maha Kumbhabhishekam ceremony will take place between 7.30am and 9am.
After this religious ceremony, Brahmaghosha, Veda Sattumora, Dhwajarohanam, Archaka Bahumanam are observed between 9am and 10.30am while the Nitya Kainkaryams takes place between 10.30am and 12.30pm followed by Sarva Darshanam to pilgrims till 6.30pm.
In the evening, the divine wedding ceremony, Srinivasa Kalyanam takes place between 4pm and 5.30pm. Procession of deities and Dhwajavarohanam will be observed between 5.30pm and 6.30pm followed by Nitya Kainkaryams in the next one hour and then the devotees are again allowed for Sarva Darshan between 7.30pm and 8.30pm while the closure of the temple for the day is marked by the conduct of Ekanta Seva at 8.45pm.
News Posted: 25 January, 2019