TIRUPATI, 12 MARCH 2023:
The Annual Pushpayagam (2023) in Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy temple will be held on March 18.
Puspayagam will be performed after the commencement of Bramhostavams as a “Prayaschita” to sins committed either knowingly or unknowingly by the religious, temple or even devotees.
Before the day of Puspayagam Ankurarpanam will be held on March 17, it is called ‘Seed Sowing’ ritual and is held before the commencement of any religious event.
On the day of Pushpayagam (March 18th), Snapana Tirumanjanam (Floral bath) will be held between 10:00 am and 11:00 am to the ustava murthies of Sri Kalyana Venkateswara, Sridevi and Bhudevi the processional deities of Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Temple at Srinivasa Mangapuram.
Later in the eveing Pushpayagam will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm, ustava murthies will be anointed (Abhishekam) with flowers like Tulsi, Chamanti, Ganneru, Mogali, Jasmine, Jaji Sampangi, Rose and Lilies.
Nithya Kalyanotsavam is cancelled on March 18th on the occasion of this event.