Om Saravanabhava
Welcome to the official website of
SRI SUBRAHMANYASWAMY DEVALAYAM
(SRI SUBRAMANYASWAMI TEMPLE)
Skandagiri, Kamakotinagar, Padmarao Nagar, Secunderabad 500061
 
ARJITHA SEVAS
 
Important Note : Devotees can avail online facility for booking Arjitha sevas. Devotees desirous to avail online facility for Arjitha Sevas booking are requested to book three clear days in advance of the pooja date. 

Arjitha Sevas booking are also accepted across the counter at Front office in the temple premises.
 
Routine Abhishekams and Alankarams are performed to all Deities every day.
 
Advance bookings for Arjitha Sevas are also accepted by post / mail at least five days in advance, Devotees who wish to avail this facility are requested to send their contribution by way of cheque as mentioned hereunder, directly to the temple office, along with their particulars viz., Name, Gothram, Nakshtram, address with their contact number and the date on which the Arjitha Seva is requested, clearly specifying the Deity for whom the pooja is to be performed. Devotees are requested to confirm and ascertain over telephone the availability of the Pooja through Arjitha Seva sought to be performed on a specific date, before sending the cheque / online remittance.
 
Please note that Arjitha Seva booking for Sri Chandi Homam is accepted only in person at temple office. Booking through mail / online are not accepted for Sri Chandi Homam only.  
 
The schedule of Homams and Abhishekams generally performed in the temple through Arjitha sevas is furnished hereunder. Please note that the schedule is subject to changes due to festivals and other unavoidable cicumstances. 
 
The Ubhayam for different Arjitha Sevas are all incluisve i.e. cost of all pooja materials including coconuts and sambhavanas. 
 
The time of commencement of various Arjitha Sevas are furnished hereunder: 
 
Homam 7:30 A.M.
Homam - on Sankatahara Chaturthi to Sri Sundara Vinayagar 5:30 P.M.
Mahanyasam 7:30 A.M.
Abhishekam - Morning
                    Evening
8:30 A.M.
5:30 P.M.
Abhishekam - on Pradhosham to Sri Ekambareswarar 4:30 P.M.
Kavadi / Palkudam offerings – on selected festival days only 8:30 A.M.
Chandi Homam - Parayanam – on the previous day
                         Homam
5:00 P.M.
8:30 A.M.
Nakshatra Archana 6:00 P.M.
 
The timings are subject to change on the days of solar / lunar eclipses and also due to certain unavoidable circumstances. Devotees performing Arjitha sevas are requested to collect prasadams within 4 hours of the Pooja time mentioned above.
 
Cheques may be drawn in favour of Skandagiri Sri Subramanyaswamy Sanathana Dharma Trust.
 
Online contributions can be transferred directly to: 
 
Skandagiri Sri Subramanyaswamy Sanathana Dharma Trust
Andhra Bank,
Padmaraonagar Branch,
Secunderabad 500 061
Account No. 003110100041572
IFSC Code:  ANDB 0000031
 
 
Devotees offering online contributions are requested to intimate Temple Office with a snapshot of the transaction acknowledgement to info@srisubrahmanyaswamydevalayamskandagiri.org with a copy marked to the Managing Trustee / Hony.Secretary at his E-mail id:
secretary@srisubrahmanyaswamydevalayamskandagiri.org
 
Cash donations are accepted and acknowledged at the Temple office counter only.
 
All Master / Visa Credit / Debit cards are accepted for Arjitha Seva bookings and donations.
 
All Arjitha Sevas booking and contributions are accepted at Temple office directly.
Please note that we have NOT AUTHORIZED any individual, agency or any organization to accept any contributions, Arjitha Seva bookings on behalf of our Temple.
 
Contact Information:
 
Administrative Office - 040 2750 4849 (From 10:30 A.M. to 8:30 P.M.) :
Front Office - for Arjittha Seva booking 040 2751 0011 
E Mail : info@srisubrahmanyaswamydevalayamskandagiri.org
 
ARJITHA SEVAS
 
S. No.   
Description of Arjitha Seva
Amount in Rupees
1
Nithya Seva Nidhi
6,000
2
Homam
1,500
3
Mahanyasam
1,500
4
Sudharshana / Dhanvantri Homam                   
1,800
5
Abhishekam
400
6
Sahasranamam
130
7
Chandi Homam
15,000
8
Nakhstra Archana – One year
300
9
Nakshtra Archana – Life member
3,000
10
Sankabhiskekam
2,500
11
Navavarana Pooja
2,500
12
Silver Ratham
1,800
13
Giri Pradhakshinam
1,250
14
Lighting of Silver Ratham for Giri Pradhakshinam
1,250
15
Chandana Kappu
1,600
16
Kalyana Utsavam
2,000
17
Trisadhi Pooja
1,500
18
Mini Ratham
750
19
Mandapa Alankaram
1,000
20
Kavadi - on specified days
150
21
Paalkudam - on specified days
150
22
Vehicle Pooja – 4 Wheeler
300
23
Vehicle Pooja – 3 Wheeler / 2 Wheeler
150

 

 

 

 SCHEDULES OF HOMAMS & ABHISHEKAMS

 
S. No. 
Sannidhi  
Homams
Abhishekams
1
Sri Sundara Vinayagar     
Sundays &
Sankatahara Chaturthi     
Sundays &  
Sankatahara Chaturthi  
 2
Sri Subrahmanyaswamy 
Tuesdays
Everyday
 3
Sri Ekambareswarar &
Sri Kamakshi    
Mondays
Mondays
 4
Sri Jaya Durga
Fridays
Tuesdays & Fridays        
 5
Sri Varadarajaswamy
Wednesdays
Wednesdays
 6
Sri Dhakshinamurthy
Thursdays
Thursdays
 7
Sri Navagraha Sannidhis
Saturdays
Saturdays
     8
Sri Kaala Bhairavar
       -
Ashtami
Important Note:
 
1. The contribution for Arjitha Sevas are All Inclusive, including Sambhavanas.  Devotees are not required to bring coconuts or fruits for the Arjitha sevas. Prasadams will be given in food grade containers sealed thermally untouched by hand in a carry bag.
 
2.  Devotee’s kind attention is drawn to the footnote specifically printed on the Arjitha Seva receipt.
 
3.  Devotees offering Arjitha Sevas are requested to collect the Prasadams within three to four hours of Pooja time. The prasadams are prepared in the Temple Pakhasala which starts functioning from the early hours in the morning under most hygienic conditions untouched by hand by steam cooking process. The prasadams are packed in high grade Food grade recyclable containers that can be used in micro-oven too, untouched by hand by thermal sealing. Despite all precautions and extreme care being taken,  the prasadams being essentially are cooked items with rice as main ingredient  the same would not remain stable for long hours and becomes stale particularly in scorching summer when the mercury raises to soaring heights. Further we are not expected to store the prasadams in cold storage to be distributed later.  
 
In view of the above, Devotees offering Arjitha Sevas are requested to collect the prasadams in the same session as the prasadams cannot be carried forward for distribution in the next session. 
   
One-Time Registration 
 
In our constant endeavor to upgrade our services being offered to the devotees, we have installed a new software program specially designed to suit the specific requirement of our temple and the same is operational. The system is internet based and we have the facility to store the data for a longer period of time, which would help us evolve better systems of control for more effective administration.   
 
As a part of the up gradation program, we have introduced a system of One-time registration for regular devotees for a nominal contribution of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One hundred only) payable only once in a lifetime. 
 
The salient features are:
 
1.    You will be allotted a unique ID Number upon acceptance of your application.
 
2.   You need to quote this Unique ID only (alternatively your registered mobile number/ telephone number) without repeating all particulars, for all future booking of Arjitha Sevas for faster service.
 
3.   You have to furnish the following details while submitting the application :  
 
              i.    Name
 
             ii.    Address for correspondence
 
             iii.   Gothram
 
             iv.   Nakshatram
 
             v.    Raasi
 
             vi.   Contact Number (Mobile number /Tel. number)
 
             vii.  E mail id. ( Optional) 
 
4.   The above data shall be stored in our data bank and shall be kept in strict confidence. The Temple Management assures that the data will NOT BE SHARED with anyone / any agency.
 
5.   For all future booking, by quoting your unique ID number / registered contact number, we would be able to retrieve the data from our date bank. You DO NOT have to repeat the details every time you book an Arjitha Seva at our temple thereby saving lot of time which is precious for everyone. This would also facilitate speeding up the booking at the Front Office counter; thereby we would be able to serve more number of devotees like YOU better and faster
 
6.   This Unique ID would facilitate online transactions.
 
7.  You would be receiving an sms followed by e-mail from us as confirmation, at the registered mobile number and mail id on your booking Arjitha Seva at our Temple.
 
8.  Contribution of Rs. 100/- ( Rupees One hundred only) for lifetme is solicited for one-time registration. The same can also be sent by cheque or by on-line transfer to our account as detaled above with intimation to us at our mail id furnishing your particulars.    
 
Dress Code:  Devotees are requested to attire themselves in traditional / conventional dress while visiting this Temple.
 
MEN wearing Shorts/ Bermudas/ Lungis and WOMEN wearing Pants/ Jeans/ Nighties/ Capris are not allowed within Temple premises
 
Mobile Phones:  Use of mobile phones within the Temple premises is strictly prohibited.
 
Photography & Video:  Photography and Video is strictly prohibited within the temple premises.
 
Lift Facility:  A new passenger lift is installed within the temple premises for the convenience of elderly devotees.
 
Wheel Chair Facility:  Wheel Chair facility is available. Please contact security guard at entrance for assistance.