|Prathishta Mahotsavam at Ayyappa mandir|
GUWAHATI, Jan 19 - As performed every year, the Purbanchal Shree Ayyappa Mandir will celebrate its Prathishta Mahotsavam – Punartham Nakshatram and Pooyam Nakshtram – on January 20 and 21.
On January 20, the programme (Punartham nakshatram) will start at 4.50 pm with aarathi (deeparadhana), acharya varnanam, prasada parigraham, jaladhivasam, prasada shudhi, vasthu bali, bhajan keerthan, attazha pooja and Harivarasanam.
On January 21, Pooyam nakshatram) will start at 6 am with ashtadravya followed by Gosha yatra, Navakam panjagavyam kalasa puja, annadanam, prathistha of Lord Ganesha and Gowshala Krishna (Radha Krishna), mangala aarathi and will finish with annadanam.
At 5 pm, the puja will start with mahadeeparadhana, kalamezhuthu pattu, bhajan keerthan, athaza puja and close with Harivarasanam.