Sri kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings

Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja

Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings is provided in a Tabular format below.


Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Description

In Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja will be performed during Rahu Kalam Timngs, Devotee should plan accordingly so that he will available during Rahu Kalam Time at the Temple.

Sri Kalahasti Temple is always crowded with Rahu Ketu Pooja, with Devotees coming from different parts of the Country.

Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja is performed at different places within temple premises, Pooja Location depends on cost of the ticket. Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja, will be done outside main temple and  inside Temple. Whatever it might be, Rahu Ketu Pooja benefit remains the same.

For Rahu Ketu Pooja at Sri Kalahasti Temple, Pilgrim is not required to carry any Pooja material, it will be provided at the ticket counter after purchasing Ticket.

Rahu Ketu Pooja Ticket, includes Pooja material (Pooja Samagri) so additional pooja materials are not required.


There are Shops who sell Pooja materials for Rahu Ketu Pooja, whatever you received from the Ticket counter will suffice Rahu Ketu Pooja requirements.

Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja will be performed in batches at Mandapam and in Halls, for which Entry and Exit Doors will be different as Devotee after completing Pooja should leave for Lord Shiva Darshan inside Temple.

For Rs.300 ticket, Everyone is allowed to take seat in a hall, it will be over crowded still you will space to perform Pooja. Temple priest will guide you through out the Pooja, He will speak  in a mike so that it is audible to everyone. He will  be briefing each step in Telugu, Tamil and English so that devotees can follow him easily.

If you have missed any steps, then you can seek help from Temple Staff who will be standing near to you. Rest of pooja process remains simple and it takes about 20-25 minutes for Pooja completion.

After finishing with Rahu Ketu Pooja at Mandapam, you need to carry the Silver Idols along with you and place them in The Hundi, which is Inside The Temple.  


Procedure to be followed for Rahu Ketu Pooja

1) A day before pooja, one should sleep on floor (Not Mandatory)
2) Next day morning after taking bath, plan to reach Temple little early and perform abhishekam with Milk ( 1 liter) to the Idols at Rudra Padam ( which is 100 ft from Pathala Ganapathi Temple) and then do 3 Pradakshinam to the Idols. Just sprinkle milk on the idols. Rudra Padam is the place where they used to perform Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Dosh pooja in olden days.
3) After Abhishekam, please perform Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Dosha Pooja
4) After pooja, please donate 2 -3 meal packets to the poor.
5) Now you are good to leave home. After reaching hotel, please take bath. No need to remove or throw clothes.


Accommodation Booking Link: Tripnetra


Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings and Location

S.No Sri Kalahasti Arjitha Sevas Ticket Cost Pooja Location Timings
1 Suprabhata Seva Rs. 50
2 Gomatha Pooja Rs. 50
3 Archana Rs. 25
4 Sahasranamarchana Rs. 200
5 Thrisathi Archana Rs. 125
6 Rahu Ketu Pooja Rs. 300 Sri Krishna Devaraya Mandapam 6 am – 6 pm
7 Special Kala Sarpa Nivarana Pooja Rs. 750 Gnanambika Mandapam 6 am – 6pm
8 Aseervachana Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Nivarana Pooja Rs. 1500 Outside temple near Dwajasthambham (Addala Mantap) 6 am – 6 pm
9 Special Aseervachana Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Nivarana Pooja Rs. 2500 Inside temple. Near to Kalyanotsavam Mantap 6 am – 6 pm


For Better Pooja prospects, Rahu Ketu Pooja to be performed during Rahu Kalam Timings

S.No Day Best Time for Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings
1 Sunday  4:30 p.m To 6 pm
2 Monday 7:30 a.m To 9 a.m
3 Tuesday 3 p.m To 4:30 p.m
4 Wednesday 12:00 p.m To 1:30 p.m
5 Thursday 1:30 p.m To 3 p.m
6 Friday 10:30 a.m To 12 p.m
7 Saturday 9:00 a.m To 10:30 a.m

Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Sarpa Dosha Nivarana Puja can be performed daily between 6:00 am - 6:00 pm. While you can perform pooja any time, performing pooja during Rahu Kalam is considered to be auspicious. Sunday and Tuesday are the best days to perform pooja as Sunday and Tuesday are the day considered to be for Rahu and Ketu .


Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Ticket Cost and Mandapam Details

S.No Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Ticket Cost per person Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Mandapam Persons Allowed along with devotee
1 Rs.300 Hall outside Temple, within Temple Premises One person is allowed along with you, but He/She Should be in Standing mode right form beginning of the Pooja
2 Rs.750 A/c Hall which has Siva Sannidhi Inside, within Temple Premises One Person is allowed along with you and He/She can be seated along with you
3 Rs. 1500 Mandapam Outsidee Temple Premises (Near Dwajasthambham) 2 Adults and 2 Kids are allowed along with you for the Pooja
4 Rs. 2500 Mandapam Inside Temple 2 Adults and 2 Kids are allowed along with you for the Pooja


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  1. Hi,

    My parents planning to perform sarpadosha pooja for 3 daughters together. Is it possible to perform pooja for all the daughters together?

    and is it required the person who has dosha should be present during pooja?

    for sarpadosha nivarana what all details are required? like jataka details and all

    • HI Madam,

      Any body can perform the pooja not only having dosha people also if the person attend the pooja it will be good.


  2. Hai,

    I am unmarried and I want to perform Rahu Ketu Pooja, Shiva Rudraksh Abhishekam and Ammavaru Kumkuma Pooja alone. I have planned for the visit the temple on 27th Jan to 29th Jan 2017. Can i perform all poojas one after another on same single day. If so, what is order of the pooja. Also on 27th it Ammavasya . Are poojas performed on that day. Please let me know.

    • HI Sir,

      till feb 8th only Rahu kethu pooja available after 8th you will get all sevas,due to mahakumbhabishekam its not available till feb 8th.


      • Thanks for the information. If I come after 8th can i perform Rahu ketu pooja, Rudraksh abhishekam, and kumkuma pooja on same single day. Please reply

      • Hi Sir,

        After 8th you can perform not in the same day that is on 8th.


  3. Hi Sir,
    my elderly parents along with my 20 years old Niece will be coming to Kalahasti to perform Naga dosham pooja, since they arrive early moring 5 am train, where can we book accodomation/rooms for them to get refreshed and come for Pooja, please kindly advise

  4. Hi sir,
    Am priya. My age is 27 from kuppam. Astham natchatra.Am getting struggle to my marriage. I’d I come to kalahasti which parigara I need to do and which day is better for doing pooja, could you please suggest me?

    • HI Priya,

      please perform rahu kethu pooja on sundays or tuesdays during rahu kalam so that you will get good results about your marriage.


  5. we are planning to do Ragu kethu pooaja for my son age 31 and daughter 27 on 9.2.2017 Thursday and afterthat go to Tirumala Lord Balaji Darshan Please guide us.

    • HI Sir,

      please plan tirumala first and then kalahasthi because once you perform pooja you are not supposed to go anyother temple directly you have to go home.


  6. Hi Sir,

    We are planning to visit Tirumala on 30 Jan 2017 & Sri kalhasti on 31st Jan for Rahu Ketu pooja. Can we come back on 1st feb because we are not getting late night flight for 31st Jan. We will not be visiting any temple on 1st feb. Just want to come back on 1st feb so is that possible. Also is it mandatory to wear Indian Attire for the person who is not performing pooja.


    • HI Madam,

      yes you can start on 1 st feb no problem also there is no dress code at kalahasthi but you have to wear traditional wwear.


      • Dear Sir,

        We don’t want to start on 1st Feb 17. We would be visiting Tirumala on 30 Jan 2017 & Sri Kalahasti on 31st Jan (between 3 pm to 4:30 pm for Rahu Ketu Pooja ). We checked late night flight for the same day (i.e. 31st Jan ) however we did not get any late night return flight. So we booked return flight for 1st Feb 2017. Our Concern is: After performing Rahu Ketu Pooja can we stay at the Hotel for One Night & leave next day (means on 1st feb).
        Would that be fine??
        please Suggest Sir

      • HI Madam,

        In That scenario you can stay at kalahasthi and can start on next day it will be fine no worries.


  7. At wat time i should be in the temple. If wanna do pooja at 4.30-6pm on sunday

  8. Hi Sir,

    We are planning to do Rahu-Ketu puja on 10th Jan, Tuesday between 03.00PM to 04.30 PM. To buy ticket when should we reach the temple. Will it be easy to get ticket for that time.

  9. Can we go temples after rahu ketu Pooja.

  10. Shivyogi Hiremath

    Can Ketu Shanti pooja be performed on 27th jan 2017? It is Amawasya on 27th jan. Accomodation details?

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