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Pancha Harathi On Krishna River Near Vijayawada

Pancha Harathi is offered at the Durga Ghat daily to Krishna River near Vijayawada. The ritual gains prominence annually during the Kartik Month (November – December). On Kartik Purnima, thousands of devotees arrive to witness the Pancha Harathi.

Priests of the Kanakadurga temple offer Pancha Harathi to Krishna River in the evening for over an hour as part of the Karthika Pournami celebrations.

The Durga Ghat on the Krishna is also venue for the daily music, dance and other cultural program called Kalaradhana on the lines of TTD’s popular Nada Neerajanam at Tirumala.

Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam organizes the Akhanda Sri Lalitha Sahasranama Prayana on the auspicious Magh Purnima day (February) at the Durga Ghat. This program too attracts thousands of devotees.