Teppotsavam festival in Arasavalli. 

Ratha Saptami is the most important festival which will be celebrated in this temple. This temple is located in Arasavalli, Srikakulam Town, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Every year on Kartika Suddha Dwadasi Lord is taken to Indra Pushkarini & Lord is launched on "Hamsa Nava" is turned around for twelve times, namely Parikramas. During this time Visesha Archana is performed to the deity & devotees will place deepams on the Pushkarini water. This is to show way to heaven. Hundreds of devotees witnessed colourful float festival - Teppotsavam at Indrapushkarani of the famous Sun God temple.

Arasavilli and surrounding areas were soaked in divine bliss with the celestial cruise of processional deities - Sri Suryanarayana Swami, Usha and Chaya in the flower decked Hamsavahanam.The deities were brought in a procession from the main temple to Indrapushkarani , amidst recitation of Vedic hymns by the temple priests, including the chief priest Ippili Shankara Sarma.

Devotional fervour: Devotees performing ‘harati' even as Lord Suryanarayana Swamy and His consorts enjoy the celestial cruise in Hamsa Vahanam in the Arasavalli temple tank in Srikakulam

Teppotsavam photos