Aadi Krithika mahotsavam was performed with religious fervour and gaiety to Sri Valli Devasena Sametha Sri Subramanya Swamy in Sri Someswara temple in Devunikadapa and in Sri Kasi Visweswara Sri Rajarajeswari Devi temple at the municipal grounds here on Wednesday.
Large number of devotees participated in the mahotsavam. Vedic pandits S.A.B. Murthy Sarma, Satya Sarma, Murali Sarma, Vijay Sarma, Subbaiah Sarma, Chakrapani, Chandramouli and Pratap Sarma performed Ganapathi pooja, punyahavachanam, panchamruthabhishekam, Navagraha kalasaradhana, Sarva Sooktha parayanam, Naga Kuja dosha pooja and santhi homam in Sri Subramanya Swamy temple. Temple Committee chairman Sahadeva Sarma presented the Lord’s portraits to couples who offered special pujas.
Vedic pandits Pidathala Gopalakrishna, Muralikrishna Sarma, I. Prasada Sarma, I. Raghunatha Sarma, Chakravarthula Sudhakar Sarma performed the poojas in Aadi Krithika mahotsavam. Temple chairman Ramamurthy, secretary Gangadhar and others participated. Gramotsavam was performed amidst nadaswaram recital in the temples.