Festival Celebration at Srirangam Temple 

Srirangam Upcoming Events 2020

Theppathirunal Festival 27 February 2020 to 06 March 2020
Velli Garuda Sevai 01 March 2020
Thiruppaliyodam – Theppam 05 March 2020
Adhi Brahmothsavam 29 March 2020 to 08 April 2020
Sri Kamalavalli Nachiyaar Thayaarudan Serthi Sevai 03 April 2020

Srirangam Upcoming Events 2020

Theppathirunal Festival 27 February 2020 to 06 March 2020
Velli Garuda Sevai 01 March 2020
Thiruppaliyodam – Theppam 05 March 2020
Adhi Brahmothsavam 29 March 2020 to 08 April 2020
Sri Kamalavalli Nachiyaar Thayaarudan Serthi Sevai 03 April 2020

The temple is home to several festivals throughout the year.
Guests may want to take these into consideration when planning their visit.

Sri Jayanthi birthday celebrations for all forms of Lord Vishnu

Sri Jayanthi

The festival sees birthday celebrations for all forms of Lord Vishnu that reside within the temple complex. With the temple home to 81 shrines, most of these dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the festival truly marks a grand time at the temple complex with special rituals and processions.

Sri Ranganatha takes a role of king

Ekadesi

A 21-day festival, it falls between December and January to fall under the Margazhi month as per the Tamil calendar. On the main day, Lord Ranganatha Swamy comes out of his sanctum and participates in a spectacular procession amidst lakhs of devotees and visitors. In fact, he takes on the role of a king on this day, being referred to as Sri Ranganathar. He holds a divine court for the entire day in the magnificent Hall of 1000 Pillars where special decorations, bhajans, and endless celebrations revere his glory.

Brahmotsavam grand processions

Chithirai Ther

A festival established in the 13th century, it commemorates the renovation of the temple from a donation of 17,000 gold coins by a Vijayanagara king. This was following its invasion and dilapidation by foreign rulers. A nine-day long festival, it is held between March and April to coincide with the Panguni month as per the Tamil calendar. Also known as Brahmotsavam, visitors during the period can expect to witness sees grand processions, gatherings and much fervour all around.

Celebration of Ratothsavam Festival

Ratothsavam

Another big festival that guests must look out for is the Ratothsavam or the annual temple chariot festival. Celebrating between January and February to coincide with the Thai month as per the Tamil calendar, it sees Lord Utsavar being taken around the temple complex in a dedicated temple chariot.

Other festivals to consider when planning a visit include Pavithrothsavam, Oonjal, Chitra Poornima, Vasanthothsavam, and Kaisiga Ekadesi.