Srisailam, Feb.20 (NSS): The Mahasivarathri Brahmotsavams of Sri Bhramaramba Mallikharjuna Swamy will be held here from February 23 to March 5.
According to the temple trust board Chaiman Mr Immadishetty Koteswara Rao, and the executive officer, Mr P Venkateswarlu, during the grand Brahmotsavams, special Archanas, pujas and vahana sevas will be performed to Lord Mallikarjuna swamy and Goddess Bramaramba. On the day of Mahasivarathri festival on March 2, “Lingodbhava Maharudrabhishekam”, Pagalankarana, Kalyanotsavam of the presiding deities will be held. On the next day, March 3, Rathotsavam will be held from 3.45 pm. Besides, spiritual and cultural programmes will be held every day during the 11-day festival.
The daily rituals to be performed in the Devasthanam are: Hamsa Vahana Seva on February 24, Mayoora Vahana Seva on February 25, Brungi Vahana Seva on February 26, Ravana Vahana Seva on February 27, Kailasa Vahana Seva on February 28, Gaja Vahana Seva on March 1, Nandi Vahana Seva on March 2 and Ashwa Vahana Seva on March 5.
On March 1, “Pattu Vastrams” will be presented to the divine couple on behalf of the State government. The temple officials said that “Sparsha darshanam” of the deities remains suspended from February 27 to March 5. (NSS)