Abhishekam Seva at Tirumala

Tirumala Abhishekam Seva

Abhishekam Seva at Tirumala

Abishekam is a sanskrit word for the celestial bath that is performed to the main presiding deity in any Hindu temple. As per tradition in Tirumala, Abhishekam Seva is performed on the pre-dawn of every Friday.

It will be performed from morning 3 AM which may long upto 2 hours. A team of 4-5 priests will perform the Abhishekam based on Vaikhanasa Agama.

All gold and diamond ornaments, clothing, are taken off from the presiding deity except a white loin, and a heavy gold necklace bearing a pendant with Sri Mahalakshmi’s seated pose.

The abhishekam is performed by priests with water (brought from Akasaganga teertham), milk, curd, ghee, coconut water, honey, punugu thailam, turmeric, sandal paste etc.  Pancha Suktam – Purusha Suktam, Sri Suktam, Bhoo Suktam, Nila Suktam, and Santhi Vachanam   will be recited during abhishekam by priests.

Abhishekam is a paid seva and only limited number devotees will be allowed.

Gathering Point
Devotees should gather at Supadham

Abhishekam Seva Timings

Abhishekam Seva will be performed from 04:30 – 06:00 AM. Devotees should gather one hour before the Seva time at Supadham

Abhishekam Seva will be performed only on Friday.

Dress Code

Men should come in White Pancha / Dhothi with Shirt
Women should come in Saree with Blouse Or Punjabi Dress With Dupatta Or Chudidhar with Dupatta Or Half Saree.

How To Book Tirumala Abishekam Seva?

There are 2 ways to get Abishekam Seva ticket.

  1. Register for lucky dip at CRO Office on Thursday before 12 PM. If you got selected in the lucky dip , you will be informed through SMS to collect the ticket.
  2. This Seva tickets can be availed through high level recommendation letter. You need to submit the recommendation letter at JEO office, Tirumala . Once approved you will get an SMS and can collect the ticket at MBC 34.
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  1. I intend taking abhisheka seva
    Since I don’t have any body to influence I intend paying the amount
    My mom is aged and she is 92 years
    We are a family of 6-8 members
    Can you advise me as to how I should go about

    • Hi Sir,

      Its not easy to get abhisheka Seva. Its currently given only with recommendation letters only. The general quota has been booked for many years through DD Payments which were accepted earlier and that type of booking is not available now.

  2. Abhisekham jarigina tarwatha, panthulu garu swami vari chest paina vunna amma vari rupaniki turmeric paste tho achu vestharu kadha, adhi maaku dorukuthundha aa achu

    • Vastralankarana seva is not under lucky dip. It will be issued in offline only on high level recommendation letters.

  3. want to book a vastraalnkar seva of Friday through recommendations lette whose recommendations letter will be accepted

    Is there any specific format of recommendation letter and can i bes sent through post to JEO office tirupati

    Whats cost and current situation
    And what is difference in poornabhishekam.and vastralankar seva


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