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Sri Srinivasa Kalyanotsavam -

Sri Srinivasa Kalyanotsavam is performed to the Utsava Murti -Sri Malayappa swami (instead of the main deity) and his consorts Sridevi and Bhudevi. The archakas (priests) are consecrated to perform rituals on behalf of the bridegroom. The wedding ceremony is held according to the Vaikhanasa Agama rituals and starts with the Vishwaksena Puja. This is followed by Punya-avahachana and pronouncing the family pedigree of the brides and bridegroom. The idols of the Lord and his brides face each other with a tera (screen) in between them. After the priests perform appropriate homas, the bridegroom and the brides are allowed to...

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