Maharudram Program Schedule

Community Participation

All devotees are invited to perform abhisheka on shiv ling placed near Goddess Saraswathi on Saturday 11.30am-4.00pm


Live camera viewing of the event will be available online at


Schedule Changes to regular Temple Abhisheka:

  • Venkateshwara Abhishekam: Moved from Saturday morning to Friday morning at 6:45 AM

  • Devi Abhishekam: Moved to Friday at 7:30 AM

  • Ganesha Abhishekam: Moved to Sunday at 6:00 AM


MahaRudram Schedule:

All aspects of the program will conducted inside the Temple except for Homam which will be conducted in Yagnashala.


Program Schedule


Friday Morning 

         09.00 - 10.00 : Ganapathi Pooja, Gho Lakshmi Pooja, Anugyna,

         Punyahavachanam, Akhanda Deepa Puja


         10.00 - 12.00: Astothara Sahara Modaka Ganapathi Homam, Navagraha Homam,

         Vaasthu Homam, Poornaahuti


          12.30: Mahaarati, Prasaadam


Friday Evening

         06.30 - 08.30: Lalitha Sahasranama Kumkumarchana, Mahaarati, Prasaadam


Saturday Morning

         07.00 - 08.00: Ganapathi Pooja, Guru Vandanam, Mahasankalpam


        08.00 - 09.30: Kalasha Sthapanam, Rithvik Varnam, Mahaanyasaam Parayanam


         10.00 - 02.00: Rudra Parayanam and Dhravya Abhishekam Mahaarati, Prasaadam


        03.30 - 04.00 : Nrityaseva an offering in the form of classical dance to Lord Shiva

         (in Temple)


        04.00 - 06.00: Additional time slot for additional Rudra Parayanam to reach total

        count of 1331 times


Saturday Evening

        06.00 - 07.30: Rudra Kramaarchana


        07.30 - 8.30: Ashtaavadhana Seva, Mahaarati, Prasadam


Sunday Morning

        07:00 - 07:30: Ganapathi Pooja, Poorvanga Pooja


         07:30 - 11.00: Maharudra Homam (11 x Rudram Chanting), Vasordhara, Maha



         11:00 - 12:30: 121 Kalashabhishekam, Divya Alankaara Darshanam

         12.30 - 01:30: Aacharya Sambhavana, Ritvik Recognition,Mahaarati, Prasaadam




       There may be limited seating available inside the Temple, additional seating will be available in ICC lobby area, hall, north and south side of Temple. Two tents with seating will be available next to yagnashala during the homam. One additional tent will be placed on the south side of ICC.


Food (all food served as Annadana, thanks to Annadana sponsors): 

Breakfast, lunch and dinner is being prepared and will be served in ICC lobby area and a dedicated tent area south of ICC. All food will be sathvik religious food. For Saturday and Sunday lunch the food will be served in the traditional sit in way with tables and chairs.


Friday & Saturday

         Lunch & Dinner will be served


         Lunch will be served


Parking Guide: Only parking lot south side of ICC is closed but all remaining space is available for parking in the Temple. In case the parking lots get filled up, additional parking areas in dentist lot and business complex south of Temple will be directed. 


Shoes: Dedicated area between the ICC and Temple is provided for leaving your shoes. Please follow the instructions of volunteers standing there.


Dress Code: Standard temple dress code is applicable. Modest clothing is required, all clothing must cover shoulders and knees (no shorts or sleeveless)


Participation by all devotees and sponsor patrons: As we have been announcing there are various sponsorship levels. All devotees and sponsors participate is similar religious activity with some variation on the extent and the prasada being offered. Please see below for details.


Sponsorship level


Maha Abhishekam -

       Saturday: Shiva Abhisheka from 11.0 to 4 with Sankalpam


Annadanam -

       Saturday: Shiva Abhisheka from 11.0 to 4 with Sankalpam


1 Day Sponsor -

      Friday evening: Lalitha Sahasranama Kumkuma Archana

      Saturday: Shiva Abhisheka from 10.30 to 4 with Sankalpam


3 Day Sponsor -

       Friday evening: Lalitha Sahasranama Kumkuma Archana 

       Saturday: Shiva Abhisheka from 10.30 to 4 with Sankalpam


Ritvik sponsor -

         Friday evening: Lalitha Sahasranama Kumkuma Archana;

         Saturday: Shiva Abhisheka from 10.00 to 4 with Sankalpam


Ghana patron -

       Friday evening: Lalitha Sahasranama Kumkuma Archana;

       Saturday: Individual; Sankalpam during Mahanyasam;

       Saturday: Shiva Abhisheka from 10 to 4 with Sankalpam+ Panchadravyam       

       Abhishekam to Shiva Linga


Grand Patron-

        Friday evening: Lalitha Sahasranama Kumkuma Archana; 

        Saturday: Individual Sankalpam during Mahanyasam;

        Saturday: Shiva Abhisheka from 10 to 4 with Sankalpam+ Panchadravyam 

        Abhishekam to Shiva Linga


Lalita pooja -

        Friday evening: Lalitha Sahasranama Kumkuma Archana;

        Saturday: Shiva Abhisheka from 12 to 4

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