PAVITROTSAVAMS IN TARIGONDA TEMPLE
Tirupati, 6 October 2015: The annual three-day Pavitrotsavams will take place in the famous Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Tarigonda from October 23-25 with Ankurarpanam on 22.
The Pavitrotsavam is an annual ritual that is being observed on the auspicious Shravanam Suddha Dasami day ever year. Pavitritsavam is derived from the combination of two words Pavitra (holy) and utsava (festival). This utsava is penitential as well as propitiatory.
The chief objective of this festival is to get rid of the evil that might have been caused due to omissions and commissions in the performance of various rituals throughout the year committed knowingly or unknowingly by temple staff, archakas and even devotees.
Because of this significance, this festival is also known as Dosha Nivaarana (error correction),Sarva Yajna Phalapradha (The One ritual that equals the holiness of rites all year long),Sarva Doshopasamana (Removal of all errors) utsavam also as described in many Puranas.
On the first day there will be Chatursthanarchana, Homam, Pavitra Pratishtha, Snapana Tirumanjanam performed in a religious way followed by Nityahomam, Pavitraropana on second day while the annual fete culminate with Purnahuthi on third day.
The grihastas can take part in this fete on the payment of Rs.300 per ticket on which two persons are allowed.
ISSUED BY TTD PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI