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Srikalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja

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Rahu Ketu pooja at Srikalahasti will be performed throughout the Rahu kalam timings. You must check the Rahu Ketu pooja timings and should plan your visit during Rahu kalam timings so that you could perform the pooja at the temple in Tamilnadu.

The temple is always filled with pilgrims coming from all over the country. The Rahu Ketu 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 will be provided at the ticket counter after purchasing the ticket.

Complete Guide for Srikalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja Timings, Process ,Cost

The pooja will be performed in different batches according to Rahu Ketu pooja timings at mandapams and halls.

There are different entry and exit doors in the temple, once the pooja is completed 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 are arranged so that the procedure is audible to each person.

In case, if anyone doesn’t understand the procedure, they can take the assistance of temple staff standing who are standing nearby.

Within 20-25 minutes the Rahu Ketu pooja will be completed. After the completion of Pooja, you have to carry silver idols and place in hundi which is inside of the temple.

Procedure to follow at Rahu Ketu pooja :

  • One should sleep on the floor a day before to perform the Rahu Ketu pooja at Srikalahasti.
  • Wake up early in the next day morning and take bath, plan to reach the temple earlier than the Rahu Ketu pooja timings.
  • 100 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 3 pradakshinas. Rudra Padam is considering as the place where Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa dosha performs in olden days.
  • After the abhishekam completion, perform the Rahu Ketu Kala Sarpa Dosha pooja.
  • Then you need to donate 3 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.

Timings and Location of Sri kalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja:


 Sri Kalahasti Arjitha      SevasPooja Location

Ticket Cost



Suprabhata SevaRs. 50


Gomatha PoojaRs. 50
3ArchanaRs. 25


SahasranamarchanaRs. 200


Thristahi ArchanaRs. 125

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

Rahu Ketu Timings for Pooja:


DayBest Time for Srikalahasti 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:


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

1 person will allow along with pooja performer, but that person must be in standing position during the entire pooja.


Rs.750A/c hall in the temple which has Siva Sannidhi1 person is allowed along with pooja performer, the person can be seated along with pooja performer.


Rs. 1500Mandapam Outside temple which is near Dwajastambham

2 Adults and 2 Kids will allow along with the persons who perform pooja.

4Rs. 2500Mandapam Inside Temple

2 Adults and 2 Kids will allow along with the persons who perform pooja.

The performance of Srikalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja is common whatever the ticket cost is. The cost of tickets varies based on the location of performing pooja.

After the pooja completion, prasadam and clothes will provide to you by the temple authorities.

Benefits of Pooja:

  • You will be free from doshas.
  • Who are suffering from marital discord will get married very quickly.
  • Will be free from the problems in life.
  • Will get a job.
  • Can be free from health issues.


  • You should not go for any relatives or friends home while returning to home from Srikalahasti Rahu Ketu Pooja.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to perform pooja.

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