Ashta mangala Prasnam one of a branch of Vedic Astrology. Prasna is done to verify the divinity of the main deity of the temple. The meaning of Ashtamangala is Eight - Ashta
Auspicious - Mangala
There are eight auspicious items used for this event which are ghee lamps, mirror (Valkannadi), Gold, Milk, Yogurt, Fruits, Holy book and White cloth. ondition of each leaf.