Rahu Ketu Pooja at Srikalahasti | Sri kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings & Process

Srikalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja:

Srikalahasti Rahu Ketu pooja performed throughout the Rahu kalam timings. Pilgrims must check the Rahu Ketu pooja timings and should plan their visit during Rahu kalam timings so that they could find the Pooja at the temple.

More About The Pooja :

The temple always filled with pilgrims coming from all over the country. The Pooja will be performed anywhere within the temple premises. The cost of the ticket will differ based on the pooja location. However, the benefits of Pooja will remain the same for all of them. Devotees need not bring stuff required for Pooja (pooja samagri) as it provided at the ticket counter after purchasing the ticket.

kalahasti rahu ketu pooja

The Pooja will be performed in different batches according to Rahu Ketu pooja timings at mandapams and halls. There are separate entry and exit doors in the temple, once the Pooja is complete, the worshippers can leave for the darshan of Lord Shiva inside the temple.

Everyone is allowed in the pooja hall, on a purchase of Rs.300 ticket. The priest will be giving directions on how to perform the Pooja in three different languages Telugu, Tamil and English. Speakers arranged so that the procedure is audible to each person. In case, if anyone doesn’t understand the process, they can take the assistance of temple staff standing who are standing nearby. Within 20-25 minutes, the Pooja completed. After the completion of Pooja, you have to carry silver idols and place them in hundi which is inside of the temple.

Procedure to be followed at Pooja:

  • One should sleep on the floor a day before performing the Pooja at Srikalahasti.
  • Wake up early in the next day morning and take a bath, plan to reach the temple more shortly than the pooja timings.
  • One hundred feet away from Patala Ganapathi temple, there are Idols at Rudra Padam. There you need to perform the abhishekam with 1-litre milk and do three pradakshinas. Rudra Padam considered as the place where Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa dosha delivered in olden days.
  • After the abhishekam has done, perform the Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Dosha Pooja.
  • Please donate three meal packs to the poor after the completion of the entire Pooja.
  • Now you can leave home and take a bath after reaching your place.

Sri Srikalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings and Location:


 Sri Kalahasti Arjitha      SevasPooja Location

Ticket Cost



Surabhata SevaRs. 50


Gomatha PoojaRs. 50
3ArchanaRs. 25


SahasranamarchanaRs. 200


Thristahi ArchanaRs. 125

6Rahu Ketu PujaSri Krishna Devaraya MandapamRs.500



Special Kala Sarpa Nivarna PoojaGnanambika MandapamRs. 7506am-6pm
8Aseervachana Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Nirvana PoojaOutside temple near Dwajastambham ( Addala Mantap)RS. 1500


9Special Aseervachana Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Nirvana PoojaInside temple near to Kalyanotsavam MantapRS. 2500



Srikalahasti Pooja performed from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. To have better possibilities, Pooja to be performed during Rahu Ketu Timings:


DayBest Time for Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings



4:30 pm to 6:00 pm


Monday7:30 am  to 9:00 am

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm


Wednesday12:00 pm to 1:30 pm



10:30 pm to 12:00 pm


10:30 am to 12:00 pm


9:00 am to 10:30 am

Srikalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Ticket Cost:


Sri Kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Ticket Cost per personSri Kalahasti Pooja MandapamPersons allowed along with Devotee
1Rs.300The hall outside Temple, Within Temple premises.

One person is allowed along with a pooja performer, but that person must be in standing position during the entire Pooja.


Rs.750A/c hall in the temple which has Siva SannidhiOne person is allowed along with a pooja performer. The person can be seated along with a pooja performer.


Rs. 1500Mandapam Outside temple which is near Dwajastambham

2 Adults and 2 Kids are allowed along with the persons who perform a pooja.

4Rs. 2500Mandapam Inside Temple

2 Adults and 2 Kids are allowed along with the persons who perform a pooja.