Every Friday Abhisheka Seva (Sacred bath) is offered to Sri Saligrama Srinivasa, the Moola Virat (Main Deity) and for Sri Lakshmi devi. The Abhishekam starts with Sacred holy waters, then with Milk, then with Suddhodakam, Chandanam and other scented articles like powdered Pachcha Karpooram, Saffron paste and drops of civet oil etc., While performing the Abhishekam to the Moola Virat, Purshasukta, Narayanasukta, Srisukta, Bhusuktha, Neelasuktha and selected Pasurams from the Divya Pradbandham are all recited by the priests. Later, the Abhishekam is performed for the image of Goddess Lakshmi on his chest with Turmeric Paste.
Archana refers to the recital of various names of Lord and seeking His divine blessings for the prosperity of the entire humanity. Also known as Sahasranamarchana, this arjitha seva deals with the recitation of 1008 glorious names of Lord. The important feature of this particular seva is that the divine blessings of Lord are invoked in the Names and Gotras of the grihasta pilgrims who take part in this seva by paying requisite amount.
Ekanta Seva is the last ritual among the daily sevas. Sarvadarsanam comes to a close
with Ekanta Seva.
Sri Bhoga Srinivasa Murthi, the silver image of the main deity is placed in a cot and Mantras are chanted and gentle lullabies are sung while Sri Saligrama Srinivasa enters his celestial sleep, and the Lord is offered a majestic karpura harati.
‘Suprabhatam’ is the first and foremost pre-dawn seva performed in the temple of Sri Saligrama Srinivasa. This ritual is performed at Sayana Mandapam inside sanctum sanctorum to wake up the Lord from His celestial sleep, amidst the rhythmic chanting of vedic hymns. Every day in the early hours acharya purushas recite the hymns beginning with ‘Kausalya Supraja Rama Purva Sandhya Pravarthathe’ in front of the main deity. ’Suprabhatam’ is a Sanskrit term which literally means “Good Morning”. This particular hymn consists of four parts including Suprabhatam, Stotram, Prapatti and Mangalasasanam.Suprabhatam - It means the awakening of Lord from His divine sleep and it consists of 29 slokas. Stotram - These are the hymns in praise of Lord, consisting 11 slokas.
The word “Thomala” means a garland of flowers. Hence this arjitha seva assumes importance of decorating the presiding deity with exquisitely tied colorful floral and Tulasi garlands after awakening Him from celestial sleep with Suprabhata Seva.
The flower garlands are made into several pieces and each piece being of a particular size to be adorned to the respective areas to enhance the Divine beauty of Lord in a spectacular manner.
Any order for this sponsorship are preferred to be received at least two days before the preferred date of sponsorship. An accurate mailing address must be provided, as the blessed prasadam from the seva will be sent through postal mail. Please be aware that it may take a few weeks to receive the prasadam through post.! Before each Seva is performed in Sri Srinivasa Saligrama Devasthanam, a “sankalpa” is done for sponsored devotees.