Sunday, June 5, 2016

Arasavalli Rathasapthami festival



On this special day, Suryanarayana Swamy Nijaroopa Darshan (with no ornaments) will be available from 5:00 am - 2:00 pm.

How to celebrate Rathasapthami Festival?

  1. Devotees should take a bath before sunrise with 7 Gigantic swallow-wort / Calotropis gigantea / (Arka) / (Madar) / (Jilledu) and 7 Jujube leaves (Regu Pandu tree) and 7 Jujube fruits ( Regu Pandu) in head, shoulders and hands. 
  2. While taking bath, spell this Sloka once 
Yadya Janmakrutham Paapam
Maya Sapathasu janmasu |
Thanme Rogam cha Shokam cha
Maakaari Hamthu Sapthami
Etha Janma Krutham Paapam
Yachcha Janmaantha rarjitham
Mano Vaakkaayajam Yachcha
Jnaatha Jnaathe cha ye Punah
Ithi Sapthavidham paapam
Snaanaanme saptha Sapthike
Sapthavyaaadhi Samaayuktham
hara Maakari Sapthami
Which means, remove sorrows, health issues due to sins committed knowingly or unknowingly from my previous birth.

Arasavalli Rathasapthami festival