Kollur temple timingsTThe Temple opens early morning at 5 a.m. One experience an unforgettable sense of sublime peace at the time of nirmaalyam, the re-decoration of the idol with flower garlands in the early hours. Then follows the dantadhaavana pooja and the udayakaala pooja. After the sribali pradakshinam the devotees are given a nectarine prasaadam, Gudu Shaanti.
The poojas of the noon begin at 11 a.m. and at about 1 p.m. the mangalaarathi is performed. After sribali pradakshinam, the inner shrine is closed till 3 p.m.
The pradoshna pooja takes place a 7 p.m. It is a great occasion of devotional fervour. All the major pooja-s is conducted in the shrine of Sri Veerabhadra also, just after their performance in the inner shrine. After the sribali pradakshinam, the smaller idol that is taken out on such occasions is brought to the hall, Saraswathi Mandapam where takes place mangalaarathi and ashtavaadhana seva. Then the idol is taken back to the inner shrine. After the pooja, a sacred concoction, kashaaya theertham, is distributed to devotees. It is preparation of ginger, pepper, cardamom, tippali, lavangam, jaggari, etc., and is believed to have been introduced by Sri Aadi Shanaraachaarya as a prasaadm of special medicinal value. The shrine closes at 9 p.m. Sri Chandika Homam is an important offering here.
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ashtottara sata namavali in Telugu script Writen by : sai kumar , Date :Thursday - 30 August 2012 Report / Delete
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