Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam – 2016

Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam

October 31 (Monday) thru November 6, 2016 (Sunday)

kanda_shasti_viboothi_alankaram_dsc_0452_websiteSkanda Shashti commemorates the victory of Lord Sri Kartikeya, the son of Lord Sri Siva, in destroying evil asura “Sura Padman”.

During this important auspicious festival, special abhishekams and alankarams will be performed to the most beautiful Sri Skanda Kartikeya with Sri Valli and Sri Devasena. Sadathakshara Mantra Japam (chanting “Om Sa-ra-va-na-bha-vaya namaha”), Kãvadi Pooja and procession with “Pãlkudam” (Milk Pots) & Kãvadi are the unique rituals of Skanda Shashti celebrations.

Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam concludes on November 6 (Sunday) with the grand Kalyãna Utsavam of Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Swãmy.

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Below are the schedules for Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam at the Temple :

Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam – Highlights

October 31, 2016 (Monday)

8:15 am  Šri Maha Ganapati Homam.

9:00 am – Šri Maha Ganapati Abhishekam, Pooja, Anujna, Vãstu Šãnti, Ankurãrpanam, Rakshã Bandanam, Hãrati.

5:00 pm – Šri Subrahmanya Kalaša Sthãpanam, Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.

6:00 pm – Sadakshara Mantra Japam begins.

7:15 pm – Šri Šubrahmanya Utsava Moorthi Abhishekam, Hãrati.

November 1, 2016 (Tuesday) thru November 4, 2016 (Friday)

8:00 am – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.

9:00 am – Sadakshara Mantra Japam

10:00 am – Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam, Special Alankãram, Pooja, Hãrati.

5:00 pm – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.

6:00 pm – Sadakshara Mantra Japam

7:15 pm – Šri Subrahmanya Utsava Moorthi Abhishekam, Hãrati.

November 5, 2016 (Saturday) – Skanda Shashti Day

8:00 am – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.

9:00 am – Sadakshara Mantra Japam Concludes

9:30 am – Mahã Poornãhuti, Kãvadi Pooja, Procession with “Pãlkudam” (Milk Pots) and Kãvadi.

10:15 am – Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Abhishekam, Special Alankãram, Hãrati.

5:00 pm – Utsava Moorthy Abhishekam, Hãrati.

6:00 pm – Šri Subramanyar Trišatinãma Pooja, Hãrati.

7:15 pm – Prãkãra Utsavam.

Schedule Change – November 5, 2016 (Saturday)
Scheduled Šri Venkatešwara Abhishekam will be at 10:15 am instead of 11:00 am

November 6, 2016 (Sunday)

5:00 pm – Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Swãmy Kalyãna Utsavam, Hãrati.

6:30 pm – Upachara Pooja, Prakara Utsavam

 

 

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