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Vijayawada: FEBRUARY 10-17, 2013

Jagadguru Graces Vijayawada

Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji arrived at the city of Vijayawada in the evening of 10th February 2013 to a rousing and devout welcome. The Jagadguru was led in a procession from Ghantasala Music College and arrived at the Shivaramakrishna Kshetram (Ramakoti) belonging to the Peetham, and located in Satyanarayanapuram. The Jagadguru then had Darshan of Sri Venkateshwara Swamy, Goddess Sharada and Sri Chandramoulishwara. After Dhuli Pada Puja and the reading of Swagata Patrika, the Jagadguru gave a short Anugraha Bhashanam reminiscing that it was in Vijayawada that He had first had Darshan of His Guru, Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha Mahaswamiji.

The following morning, Vighneshwara Puja and Rudra Homa took place in the premises. In the evening, the Jagadguru gave an elaborate Anugraha Bhashanam. On 12th February evening, the Jagadguru gave an Anugraha Bhashanam at Siddhartha Auditorium

 

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On 13th February morning, the Jagadguru proceeded to the Parvati Sameta Ramalingeshwara swamy at Yanamalakuduru, where He had performed the Shikhara Kalashabhisheka during the Vijaya Yatra in 1986. The Jagadguru first performed the Prathishta of Sri Nagendra Swamy and then performed Puja to Sri Ramalingeshwara and had Darshan of Goddess Parvati. The Jagadguru also visited Kashi Vishweshwara and Annapoorna temple and had Darshan.

 

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On 14th February, the Jagadguru arrived at the Jagadguru Paduka Kshetram where Dharmadhikari Sri Chalapati Rao offered Poornakumbha. The Jagadguru inaugurated the Sharada Pravachana Mandiram in the premises. The Jagadguru then had Darshan of Goddess Sharada, offered flowers to the portrait of His Guru, Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha Mahaswamiji and then blessed all the children for whom Akshara Abhyasa had taken place on the day.

 

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On 15th February, on the auspicious day of Lalita Panchami, the Jagadguru went to the famous temple of Goddess Kanaka Durga to a devout welcome by the temple authorities and Archakas. The Jagadguru then offered an elaborate Puja to the Goddess. The Jagadguru then also had Darshan of Sri Chandramoulishwara, performed Abhisheka and Puja, and also had Darshan of Sri Adi Shankara in the sprawling temple premises.

 

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On 16th February, the Jagadguru graced the Kannika Parameshwari Vissamsetty Venkataratnam College visit and blessed everyone with an Anugraha Bhashanam. The Jagadguru then arrived at the Vadlamannati Vari Satram, Sringeri Shankara Math in Arjuna Veethi and performed the Sharada Chandramoulishwara Puja there.

On 17th February, the Jagadguru had His Ratha Saptami Snanam in the Krishna river and returned to give Darshan and Phala Mantrakshata to the devotees.

In the afternoon, the Jagadguru started from Vijayawada towards Jayanthipuram and enroute visited Nandigama, where He had Darshan of Sri Chennakeshavaswamy. The Veda Sabha organized by Durbakula Ramalinga Venkateshwara Veda Vidwat Trust was held in the Jagadguru’s presence and the Vedic scholars received the Jagadguru’s blessings.

 

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