Teppotsavam is also called as "The boat
festival" or "The Float Festival". The deity is taken for a
ride on a boat decorated with flowers and lighting. It is celebrated in
many important pilgrim places like
temple etc. Devotees congregate in large numbers to watch this
In Tirupati Teppotsavam is celebrated once in a year for five days in the month of February- March. In Vijayawada Teppotsavam is celebrated on the final day of Navarathrulu, when the goddess 'Kanakadurga' is taken for a ride on the waters of river Krishna in the "Hamasa Vahana" (a boat).
In Dharmapuri Teppotsavam of Yoga Narasihmaswami is performed as a part of the Brahmotsavam celebrations. The Teppotsavam held in the honour of Venkateswaraswamy is a great local event in Sekur of Guntur District.