The ritual of abhisheka takes place after the kalasa puujaa and piitha puujaa. The priest chant purusa suukta and the swamiji pours holy water on the idol from the golden pot. After collecting the poured water in the pot of tirtha and idol is gently wiped with silken cloth. The sandal paste and flowers are offered. Eight aaratis are waved after the naiveedya of pancake, butter, jaggery, pudding, coconut, banana and betal leaf and nut.