FUNCTIONS HELD DURING ADHIKA MAASA

 It is said that all the holy commitments undertaken during adhika maasa bear adhika phala (special fruits/gain). So, on the auspicious occasion of Adhika Badhrapada i.e. 18th August to 16th September, many special functions have been arranged in the temple.

SPECIAL EVENTS HELD EVERYDAY Devotees gather in large numbers . . . → Read More: FUNCTIONS HELD DURING ADHIKA MAASA

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF PARIVARA DEITIES

THE  SIGNIFICANCE  OF  PARIVARA  DEITIES Before meeting and bowing before the Supreme Power Lord Venkataramana, we meet and pray all the following deities seeking their blessings to make us pure, humble and loyal. Each deity is believed to have given portfolio of rights. So we bow before them asking them to bless . . . → Read More: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF PARIVARA DEITIES

WHY IS KARKALA CALLED “PADUTIRUPATHI”?

Karkala is situated at the west while Tirupathi is in the eastern side of south India. ‘Padu’ means ‘west’. So, the place in the west which is equivalent to Tirupathi in its holiness and whose rituals followed match the ones in Tirupathi, is called ‘Padutirupathi’. A brief comparison drawn between the two . . . → Read More: WHY IS KARKALA CALLED “PADUTIRUPATHI”?

Shatha Kalashabhisheka

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Shatha Kalashabhisheka-21-3-2011














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Kamadahana and holi Festival-2011

The name kamadahana because Manmatha was destroyed by lord Shiva on Phalguna Purnima, and the day is celebrated as Kamadahana or Holi Festival.

In karkala, on the evening of Holi day we take a round of car street with the beat of drum called “Nagari” and singing a song along with teasing our own . . . → Read More: Kamadahana and holi Festival-2011

Ganesh Chaturthi-2010

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Gopooja…..

|| Sri Venkateshaya Namaha || || Sri Srinivasaya Namaha ||

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Vishwaroopa Darshana_Naivedyam

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Krishna Janmashtami

It is the devine birth of the Lord Shri Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. On the day of Krishna Janmashtami the Lord Shri Venkataramana will be seated on the silver Sheshavahana and there will be Panchamratha Abhisheka for the Saligrama and this year the Abhisheka . . . → Read More: Krishna Janmashtami