Arati & Bhoga

Every day six offerings of food and seven aratis are made to the Lord. In a special kitchen, devotees prepare elaborate items, which are then offered to the Deities. The offerings are made before every arati (ceremony of worship). The arati ceremony is part of the public worship of the Deities. It is conducted in a traditional style dating back thousands of years. Lamps and fragrant incense are offered, along with flowers, a peacock fan, and other items. To mark the beginning and end of the ceremony, a conchshell is blown. Mahaprasadam (sanctified food) is then distributed to all the guests.

Bhoga Amount Arati Amount
Balya Bhoga 4.00am 61 Mangala Arati 4.30am 31
    Darshan Arati 7.00am 25
Upalya Bhoga 8.00am 41 Dhupa Arati 8.15am 21
Raj Bhoga 12.00pm 61 Raja Bhoga Arati 12.30pm 31
Vaikalika Bhoga 4.00pm 35 Dhupa Arati  4.20pm 21
Sitala Bhoga 6.30pm 41 Sandhya Arati 7.00pm     31
Ratrikalini Bhoga 8.30pm 41 Shayan Arati 9.00pm 25

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