SriKalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja – Details and Timings


Rahu Ketu Pooja

Rahu Ketu Puja is the famous ritual observed at Sri Kalahasthi. Puja is performed only during Rahu kaalam. So, one must plan accordingly to attend the pooja.

Sri Kalahasthi temple will be crowded during the Puja time as pilgrims will come from different parts of the world to perform the ritual.

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  • Rahu Ketu Pooja is performed to nullify the effect of Rahu Dosha, Ketu Dosha,  Sarpa Dosha, Kala Sarpa Dosha, Naga Dosha.
  • This Pooja is ideal remedy for those who are facing problems in getting married, conceiving children, family issues and health issues.
  • Those who are facing issues with Job, career and education are also advised to get this Pooja done to nullify any effects.
  • Good results are observed if you do the Puja twice in a year, once during Dakshinayanam and once during Uttarayanam.


Day Rahu kalam Time
Monday 7:30 AM  – 9:00 AM
Tuesday 3:00 PM   –  4:30 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Thursday 1:30 PM   –  3:00 PM
Friday 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM   – 10:30 AM
Sunday 4:30 PM   – 6 PM


Rahu Ketu Pooja is performed in temple at various places. Price of the ticket varies on the location at which the pooja is performed. Below are the different prices of the tickets. Pooja procedure is common for all types of tickets.

Pooja Name Ticket Price Pooja Location
Rahu Ketu Pooja Rs. 300 Performed in a hall outside the temple – Sri Krishandevaraya Mandapam
Special Kala Sarpa Nivarana Pooja Rs. 750 Performed near the main temple premises in a A/C hall which has Siva Sannidhi inside – Gnanambika Mandapam
Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Nivarana Pooja with Aseervachanam Rs. 1500 Performed inside the temple premises – Addala Mandapam
Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Nivarana Pooja with Special Aseervachanam Rs. 2500 VIP Ticket – Performed inside the temple premises – Kalyanotsava mandapam
  • 1+1 Adult and a kid is allowed with each ticket.
  • Ticket price includes the pooja saamaghri (items) as well. Devotees no need to purchase any pooja items for this purpose.
  • Devasthanam will give Prasadam and Vastra Bahumanam after the Pooja.

Rahu Ketu Pooja Saamagri

Pooja Saamagri will be provided along with the ticket. Devotees no need to purchase it separately.

  • Two Metal idols of Rahu and Ketu
  • Laddu – Vada Prasadam
  • Flowers
  • Sindoor and Haldi


  • Take Head bath before performing the Pooja.
  • Consult any astrologer to get the suggestion on when to perform the pooja according to your Janma Nakshatram.


  • Don’t apply oil to your head.
  • Pregnant women shouldn’t perform the Pooja.
  • Don’t visit any of your friends or relatives houses after this pooja is performed. Go directly to your home.


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  1. Dear Sir
    I don’t know if I’m one month pregnant as it’s not yet confirmed because it’s still early.
    However can I perform Rahu ketu puja ?
    Pls confirm

  2. Dear Sir

    I would like to do Rahu ketu puja. But I don’t know if I’m pregnant as it might be less than one month.
    Can I still do the puja

  3. Would like to perform special Pooja – Rahu Ketu as advised by our purohit. Need little more information on when this will be performed whether all the days and any particular days. I am planning to do the same in Jan 2022 last week. Request you to please let me know the details.

  4. Hi sir. M planning come monday 16th August kalahasti temple for conduct kalasarpa dosha pooja is that is ok for plan


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