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Rig / Yajur Upakarma
August 21, 2021Welcome by Donation
Upakarma is a Sanskrit word (Upa + Karma). Literally Upa means before and Karma means an action. Upakarma means an action performed before beginning the Vedic studies. In simple terms Upakarma refers to changing of sacred (Holy) thread called Yagnopaveetham on this day. Upakarma is referred to as Avani Avittam in Tamil, Jandhyala Punnama in Telugu, and Janivarada Habba in Kannada.Rig/Yajur Upakarma or sacred thread changing ceremony will be performed by Temple priests and will be live streamed. Devotees can follow guidance from priests and complete this sacred ceremony at home.