KARTHIKA HOMA MAHOTSAVAMS IN SRI KT FROM NOV 1 TO NOV 29
TIRUPATI, 21 October 2016:The auspicious Karthika Masa Homa Mahotsavams will be observed in the famous temple of Lord Shiva in TTD sub-shrine of Kapila Teertham in Tirupati from November 1 to 29 with Ankurarpanam on October 31.
MONTH LONG RELIGIOUS FETE:
As the holy month of Karthika is commencing from October 31, TTD is making elaborate arrangements to perform this month long celestial fete.
Beginning with the Ganapathi homam from November 1 to 3, Subramanyaswamy homam will be observed on 4 and 5 of November, followed by Navagraha Homam on November 6, Sri Dakshina Murthy homam on November 7.
CHANDI YAGAM AND RUDRA HOMAM:
From November 8 to 16 the homams will be performed to Goddess Kamakchi Ammavaru in the name of “Chandi Yagam” for a period of nine days, followed by the most important event of Sri Kapileswara Swamy homam also called “Rudra Yagam which will be performed in a ceremonious from November 17 to 27 for a period of 11 days. On November 28 Sri Kalabhairava Swamy homam will be performed.
The month long fete will conclude with Sri Chandikeshwara Homam, Trishula Snanam and Panchamurthy Tiruveedhi Utsavam on November 29.
KALYANAM ON MASA SIVA RATRI:
Apart from the celestial homams, TTD will also be conducting the celestial wedding to Sri Valli Devasena Sametha Sri Subrahmanya Swamy on November 5. The Siva Parvathi Kalaynam will be observed in a big way on November 27 on the auspicious day of Masa Siva Rathri. The grihasta pilgrims can take part in this fete on payment of Rs.250 per ticket on which two persons will be allowed.
HUGE RECEPTION TO THE CELESTIAL HOMAMS
TTD has introduced the performance of this month long homams in the holy month of Karthika in Sri KT in 2012. In the last five years, the homa mahotsavams garnered huge response from the devotees and their numbers are increasing year after year.
In 2012, these homams were observed during November 14 to December 13 while in 2013, during November 4 to December 2, from October 24 to November 11 in 2014, from November 12 to December 11 in 2015.
ISSUED BY PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs TIRUPATI