Suprabhatham – First Seva

What is Suprabhatham Seva?

Suprabatham seva is the first seva to be performed to Venketeswara God in Tirumala Tirupati temple for the particular day.

When is Suprabhatham Seva?

This ritual is performed at Sayana Mandapam inside sanctum sanctorum to wake up the Lord Venkateswara at 3:00 AM everyday.

How Suprabhatham Seva is performed?

Subrabhatam means woke up the God from Yoga Nidra. Subrabhatam Consists of 70 verses which were subdivided into 4 parts

S.No

Title

Description

Verses

1 Suprabhatam Morning Prayer waking up The Lord from His Yoga Nidra 29
2 Stotram Prayer praising and entreating The Lord for protection 11
3 Prapatti Prayer surrendering oneself to the Lord’s Lotus Feet 16
4 Mangalaasaasanam Prayer praising Him for His glory, auspiciousness, and craving for His benediction 14

Suprabhatham Divine Gifts:

During this worship, Navanitha Harathi is done to the Lord and a mixture of cow’s milk, butter and sugar is offered to Lord and given as prasadham to Devotees.

The Theertha that is stored in the vessels at night is distributed to the devotees. It is believed that Brahma and the other celestials worship the Lord Venkateswara at night and this Theertha belongs to that worship.

 

 

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