Mandala puja programmes of Karya Siddhi Hanuman temple at Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Ashrama on Ooty Road here will be held from Feb. 1 to 3.
It may be recalled that on Dec. 26, 2012, the installation and Kumbhabhishekam of Lord Hanuman were performed with sacred rituals by Sri Ganapati Swamiji and the Junior Pontiff Sri Datta Vijayananda Swamiji. The temple is kept open to the public for darshan from 6 am to 1 pm and 5 pm to 9 pm daily.
The Mandala Puja and rituals are being performed daily at Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple since Dec. 26. Added to this, Akhanda Hanuman Chalisa is being chanted day and night continuously (all 24 hours a day) from Dec. 26 till Feb. 3. The details of the concluding programmes from Feb.1 to 3 are:
Feb.1: 8 am-Abhishekam to Lord Datta Venkateshwara, Rama Taaraka Homa; 10 am- Betel leaf Archana, Sahasranama and Maha Naivedyam to Hanuman; 7 pm- Discourse by Sri Swamiji on 'Venkateshwara Charitra' at Nada Mantapa.
Feb. 2: 9 am- Srichakra Puja and Bhajans; 10 am- Anjaneya Maha Mantra Homa, Ksheera Abhishekam and Alankara seva; 7 pm - Discourse by Sri Swamiji on 'Venkateshwara Charitra' at Nada Mantapa.
Feb. 3: 9 am- Srichakra Puja and Sangeeta Seva, Akhanda Hanuman Chalisa conclusion and felicitation to the team; 10 am- Sri Datta Venkateswara Kalyanam and Swarna Yajnopaveeta dharana to Sri Datta Venkateshwara Swamy, Special puja and archana to Hanuman; 5 pm- Discourse by Sri Swamiji on 'Venkateshwara Charitra' at Nada Mantapa; 7 pm- Rathotsava to Sri Datta Venkateshwara and Hanuman; 8 pm-Maha Mangalaarati.