Tirumala Jyestha Abhishekam


Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams TTD performs Jyestha Abhishekam every year on the days of Chaturdasi, Purnami and Padyami in the month of Jyestha Masam(Month).

Significance of Jyestha Abhishekam :

The Jyestha Abhishekam is also known as Abhideyaka Abhishekam.This is a three festival. The essential purpose of the Jyestha Abhishekam is to protect the Utsava Deities – Sri Malayappa Swamy,Goddess Sridevi and Goddess Bhudevi, from damage which might occur during Processions and Tirumanjanam through various Pujas and Mantras on these three days.The festival is held in the Kalyanamadam in a solemn manner.

On the first day Lord Sri Malayappa Swamy along with Goddess Sridevi and Bhudevi is brought to the Kalyana mandapam in the Sampingi Pradakshina and performs Abhishekam and Snapana Tirumanjanam with Pachamritams comprising Milk,Curd,Honey,Sandal Paste and Turmeric after removing Golden Armour on Lord Malayappa Swamy. Later Vajrakavacham (Diamond Kavacham) is adorned to the deities and they are taken out for Procession along the temple streets.

On the second day after performing the Abhishekam and Snapana Tirumanjanam to the deities, adorned with Pearl-studded Kavacham (Coat of Pearls[Mutyalu, Muththangi]) and taken out in procession in the temple streets.

On the third day also after performing the Abhishekam and Snapana Tirumanjanam to Lord Malayappa Swamy, Goddess Sridevi and Bhudevi, decorated with Golden Kavacham and takes for procession.

Below are few of the snaps and video coverage taken on 20th and 21st of June 2013





Courtesy: Tirumala Tirupathi Devasatham

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