Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Kanchi Acharyas return to Kanchi after 8 month Andhra Yatra!

Yatra concludes - Pujyashri Janchi Acharyas returned to Kanchipuram on January 23rd, 2017 

HH Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal and HH Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal arrived in Kanchipuram this evening after completing the 8 months yatra to various kshetras, villages, towns and cities in Andhra and Telangana. Pujyashri Acharyas left Sri Kalahasti after the Nitya Pujas today. As per customs, Pujyashri Acharya Swamigal were given the traditional reception at the entrance to Kanchipuram town.

Yagnas commence at Kalahasthi -19/1/2017

His Holiness Pujya Shri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal blessed the commencement of Ati Rudra, Chandi, Sudarshana, Soura & Subrahmanya Yagnyas being performed as a part of dedication ceremony of newly renovated Gaali Gopuram at Kalahasthi Kshetram. Amidst chanting of Vedic Mantras by hundreds of Vedic Pandits His Holiness performed Harathi announcing the commencement of the rituals.
The previous Gopuram was disturbed in May 2010 due to a lightning strike. CRV Group of Engineering Company took up the onerous task of rebuilding the Gopuram and have completed the task singlehandedly and dedicated to Kalahasteeshwara Swamy. The Kumbhabhishekam of the Gopuram & also the Kalahasteeshwara Swamy temple is going to take place on 1st & 8th Feb with the divine blessings of Kanchi Acharyas.
As a prelude to the Kumbhabhishekam a ten-day Vedic event is being organised with the blessings of His Holiness. A Guruvandana function was conducted in the evening. Vedic prayers signalled the start of the event. Shri Rosiah, FMR CM of United Andhra Pradesh & Fmr Governor of Tamilnadu, Shri Baapi Raju, Fmr MP & Chairman TTD, Shri PVRK Prasad IAS Retd, Shri Vishveshwara Rao, Chairman CVR Group, Shri Avadhanam Nagaphani Sarma & Shri Bala Sudhakar Sarma joined in the dedication ceremony. After a brief introduction to the function by Shri PVRK Prasad, HH blessed Anugraha Bhashanam. Kumbhabhishekam invite of Kanchi Kamakshi Temple was extended to the gathering by Shrikaryam of the temple. Shri Nagaphani Sarma rendered Avadhanam. Later Shri Baapi Raju & Shri Rosiah spoke. The programme concluded with Shanti Patham.

Source: Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam

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