ANDHRA PRADESH

‘Abhishekams’ for Sivalingam

For piety: The 48-foot Sivalingam in Nellore.

For piety: The 48-foot Sivalingam in Nellore.   | Photo Credit: – Photo: R. Srinivas

Staff Reporter

‘Suvarchala Anjaneya Swamy Kalyanam’ on ‘Hanumath jayanthi’

NELLORE: The five-day ‘abhishekams’ and ‘kalyanotsavams’ for the 48-foot Sivalingam entered the second day on Tuesday. The organisers performed ‘Suvarchala Anjaneya Swamy Kalyanam’ on the occasion of ‘Hanumath jayanthi’ on Tuesday.

For peace

The Sivalingam was erected by Sri Siddeswara Peetapalitha Sri Gurudathatreya Mamam in Sri Rebala Lakshminarasareddy Town Hall in the city for peace and well being of the people.

Sri Siddeswara Peetadipathulu Sri Sri Sri Siddeswarananda Bharatiya Swamy performed ‘homam’ for the Shivalingam on Tuesday and hundreds of people attended for the ‘homan’.

Speaking to The Hindu programme organiser Dr.P.Madhusudana Sastry said the ‘kalyanam’ of ‘Ramaasahita Satyanarayana Swamy’, ‘Lakshmi Harigreeva kalyanam’, ‘Kubera kalyanam’, and ‘Shiva Parvathula’ kalyanam will be performed for the next four days.

Kurtalam peetam member Machavolu Rajashekara Sastry said ‘Ganapathi homams’, ‘Maha Sankalpam’, ‘Shivagadalahari’, ‘Satyanarayana Swamy Vratams’, ‘Danvantari and Sudarshana homams’ will be offered to the huge Shivalangam.

‘Homams’

The ‘homams’ and ‘kalyanotsavams’ will conclude on May 23 with ‘abhishekams’.

Devotees can contact over 94405-88359 or 93971-82777 for booking for special pujas, said an organiser Ramesh Sharma.

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