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Abhishekam, Samalkot Overview

It is a festival held during the months of November and December (Karthika and Margashira) on daily basis in Samalkot where the God is offered milk, yogurt, ghee, honey and other such products.

It is a festival held during the months of November and December (Karthika and Margashira) on daily basis in Samalkot where the God is offered milk, yogurt, ghee, honey and other such products.The ritual of praising to the deities is the main attraction of the festival. The lord and his consorts are adorned in different attires (special kavachams)on each of the days of the festival.

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History and significance of Abhishekam

A festival held during the months of November and December (Karthika and Margashira) on daily basis where the God is offered milk, yogurt, ghee, honey and other such products.

Attractions at Abhishekam

The ritual of praising to the deities is the main attraction of the festival. The lord and his consorts are adorned in different attires (special kavachams)on each of the days of the festival.

History of Abhishekam

The special Abhishekam is usually performed every year to protect the Utsava deities of Lord Malayappa swami and his consorts Sridevi and Bhudevi from damage that might occur while conducting processions and Tirumanjanam (holy baths) all through the year during different festive occasions.

Best tme to visit

Best time to visit is from October-November

Tips For Visiting Abhishekam

Book your hotels and train tickets beforeand to avoid festival time rush.

How To Reach Abhishekam

You can easily get regular buses to Samalkot from other major cities of the country. There are no regular flights from other major cities of the country to Samarlakota. Nearest airport is Rajahmundry Airport. Samarlakota is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular trains.

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