Monday, March 20, 2017

Kanchi Acharyas release Hevilambi 2017 Tamil New Year Calendar!

Their Holinesses, the Shankaracharyas of Kanchi, released Sri Kamakshi Seva Samithi's 'Hevilambi' "ஹேவிளம்பி" Calendar!!

First and foremost, please find attached, the blessings of our Perivaas in the Srimukham. Very glad to inform that at Kanchipuram on 17th March 2017 on an Auspicious Friday, Pujya Sri Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal and Pujya Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal released the Hevilambi Calendar!

During various conversations with H.H. Pujya Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal on the making of Hevilambi Calendar, the theme got evolved, which is "Shanmatha" and "Guru Bhakti".

The attached write-up is part of the Calendar (as shared by Kamakshi Seva Samithi KSS Trustee):

Pujya Sri Bala Periyava: "Can you make a one-page table indicating Shanmatha days in each month and also Sukhla Panchami day for Adi Sankara, Anusham day for Maha Periyava and Avittam day for Our Periyava?" "Also, the Aradhanai days of all our Parampara Gurus - each month?"

KSS Trustee: "If Periyava says, it should be possible".

The attached one-pager was created! This last page of the Calendar contains Aradhana dates of each Guru in each month. There is a page listing our Guru lineage in the sequence of the Guru-peetam to refer to (it was there last year too). The shanmatha dates are given monthwise.

On his next trip, Bala Periyava asked: "Can you add just one more page in the Calendar?" Only one page".

KSS trustee said, "Periyava knows how to add a page!".

H.H. said : "Two things to be added - 1. Writeup about Cauvery Pushkaram, which will happen in September ; and 2. Jayaghosha. A set of shlokas, recited when Sankaracharys embarks on Yatra, arrives at a venue, ascends Simhasana, during temple honours and Puja & Annadana."

KSS Trustee said reluctantly "will try". Then H.H. said, " Otherwise print this in a separate sheet and distribute along with the calendar!"

Now, JAYAGHOSHA is part of the calendar. And a brief writeup on Cauvery Pushkaram as well.

Blessed are the ones, to get a copy of this Holy Calendar, cherish & preserve this calendar forever!

Happy Tamil New Year "ஹேவிளம்பி"

Jaya Jaya Sankara! Hara Hara Sankara!!

Thanks to Shri Rangarajan of Kamakshi Seva Samithi and Shri Krishnamurthy Guruvayurappan of KKSF for sharing this with us.

Those interested to get this calendar, please send an email to Shri Rangarajan at, mentioning your name and home address.


  1. Having details of aaradhana dates for all the peetadhipati's is really great. Thank you

  2. Great service! Hara Hara Shankara, Jaya Jaya Shankara!

  3. Great service! Hara Hara Shankara, Jaya Jaya Shankara!

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