Sahasra Deepa Alankara Seva
In Sahasra Deepa Alankara Seva, Sri Srinivasa and His consorts are seated on a swing while a 1000 lamps are lit around them. Panchakajjya Naivedya, a special offering of dried coconut, cashew nut, cardamom, saffron, and sugar, is offered while melodious songs of Tyagaraja and Purandaradasa, Madhura Sangeetham, and Nadaswaram are heard. A Nakshatra Harati and a camphor Harati are offered and the lord is taken in procession. After, a Harati in the eight directions, kumbha harati, and a final camphor harati are offered, and the Lord is brought into the main shrine.
All auspiciousness and the light of a 1000 lamps envelops the lives of those who partake in this seva on their wedding day. If performed on vaikunta ekadasi, this seva bestows countless prosperities.
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