Vijayawada: Dasara festival arrangements have started to begin at Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam (SDMS). The arrangements for the 10-day Dasara festival, began on August 24, with an estimated budget of Rs 3 crore.
Dasara Festival At Kanaka Durga Temple
Around 15 lakh devotees are expected to visit during the 10-day festivities from all over the country. All the arrangements are made for the devotees, focusing on providing basic amenities for the devotees visiting the hill shrine. Devotees are expected to visit in compliance with the Covid guidelines.
Necessary arrangements have been made like tents, queues, transportation, lighting, temple decoration, and Hamsa Vahanam.
Kanaka Durga Temple Festival
The festival will begin on September 26. Sri Swarna Kavachalankrutha Durga Devi will be beautifully decorated on the first day. After performing the rituals, the temple head priests will inaugurate the festival.
Kanaka Durga Temple Darshan Timings
The darshan timings at Kanaka Durga Temple are from morning 4 am to 10 pm. The devotees are expected to follow Covid-10 protocol for the 10-day festivities.
The Dasara festival will conclude on October 5 with an annual boat ride on River Krishna.
On 26th September the temple is open from 8:00 am after Snapanam. On the other days, the temple is open from 3:00 am to 11:00 pm. On Moola Nakshatram day from 2 am to 11 pm. On October 5, Vijayadasami, Poornahuti, Kalasa Udvasana, Teppotsavam, and Shamipooja will be conducted.
Vijayawada Gujarati Samaj Dharamshala
Just 1 km away from the Kanaka Durga temple, Gujarati Samaj Dharamshala is located in Vijayawada. Where you can stay and enjoy the Dasara festival at Kanaka Durga temple to its fullest.
The Dharamshala offers 24 hrs check-in and check-out facility. The Vijayawada accommodation is also near to railway station and airport. For more details and online room booking in Vijayawada visit below: