While temples across the country remained closed during solar eclipse, there is also a temple which remained open during solar eclipse.The famous Kalahasti temple in Andhra Pradesh remained open during solar eclipse, while all other temples remained closed for 13 hours. In this temple, apart from Rahu Ketu Puja for devotees, Abhishekam worship of Kalahastishwara Swami is done. Those who have a flaw in astrology come here during the eclipse and after worshiping Rahu Ketu also worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Jnanaprasunamba (Mother Parvati).
In this temple, apart from Rahu Ketu Puja for devotees, Abhishekam worship of Kalahastishwara Swami is done.
Being worshiped during solar eclipse is hidden in mythology.Actually, all 27 constellations and 9 zodiac signs are present in the idol of Lord Shiva installed in this temple.The idol of Lord Shiva is made of metal and controls the entire solar system.Temple priest Maruti Sharma said, Rahu Ketu Shashtham to Sri Kalahasti temple.There are also Rahu and Ketu along with Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati.