Poojas and sevas that form a part of the Sringeri Temple rituals are:
- Chandramouleeshwara Pooja – The Trikala Nitya Pooja of the holy Linga of Sri Chandramouleeshwara and of Sri Chakra takes place every night at the Sringeri Temple.
- Sri Adi Shankaracharya Ashtottara Shatanamavali – This is the list of 108 names of Sri Adi Shankaracharya that the previous generations passed down.
- Gita Gyana Yagna – Sri Sharada Peetham started The Gita Gyana Yagna scheme in which any individual who can recite the 700 Shlokas of the Gita will receive Rupees 21,000 and a certificate. One can also split the attempt into 3 days.
- Ashtottara Seva – The devotees can perform the Ashtottara ceremony in all the temples of the complex to their respective presiding deities. Ashtottara means reciting of the 108 names of Gods such as Ganesha, Vishnu, Durga, and Shiva.
Other important poojas that are a part of the Sringeri temple rituals are:
- Dindi Deeparadana (Suvasini Pooja) – Devotees can perform this pooja at the Sringeri Temple. The Suvasini Pooja takes place by worshiping a married woman as a representation of Goddess Durga. One offers the woman meals, fruits, clothes, and Dakshina.
- Udayastamana Pooja – This is a unique Pooja that takes place for one full day, from dawn till dusk. Moreover, there is a total of 18 Poojas for the devotees throughout the day.
- Rudrabhishekam – This Pooja is performed to please Lord Shiva and to get his blessings. The Pooja also relieves one of his or her sins and brings prosperity to the family. It can take place at the Sri Shankaracharya Temple, Sri Vidyashankara Temple and Sri Balasubramanya Temple.
- Panchamrutha Abhishekam – It is a ritual in which the idols of the God bathe in five items (Panch amrit)- Milk, Curd, Honey, Sugar, as well as Ghee. The ritual can take place at all the Temples in the complex including the Sringeri Temple.
Here is everything you want to know about Sringeri Temple
- Sringeri Temple Timings and Dress Code
- Aksharabhyasam in Sringeri Temple
- List of all temples inside Sringeri
- Sringeri Temple History
- Sringeri Temple Sevas
- Festivals celebrated in Sringeri
- Sringeri Temple Accommodation
- How to Reach Sringeri Temple?
- Places to visit near Sringeri