Kadayam: June 7-8, 2017

Jagadgurus in Kadayam


The Ubhaya Jagadgurus arrived at Kadayam in the evening of June 7, 2017 to a devout welcome. After Dhuli Pada Pooja, Veda Ghosha and a prayer song by musicians Amrita Murali and Bharati Ramasubban, Sanskrit and Tamil Swagata Patrikas were read out and submitted to the Jagadgurus.

Sri Sannidhanam in His Anugraha Bhashanam elaborated the greatness of the Guru in Sanatana Dharma, the significance of Guru Upadesha with the illustration of Bhagavan Sri Krishna instructing Arjuna, and Sadhanas leading to the Vedanta Tattva.

Sri Mahasannidhanam in His Anugraha Bhashanam talked about the qualities of a Satpurusha  humility, charity without publicity, being hospitable to guests who arrive without notice, remembering the help rendered by others and admiring the good qualities in others.

Sri Mahasannidhanam recounted that the residents of Kadayam have a long history of being devoted to the Sringeri Jagadgurus. Sri Mahasannidhanam remembered K G Shesha Iyer who had been the Judge of the High Court in Travancore in 1920s and had been an ardent disciple of His Paramaguru, Jagadguru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji. Sri Mahasannidhanam also remembered Sri Ayyavayyar and other devotees of the past and commended the devotion of the residents of Kadayam. Sri Mahasannidhanam also said that when He had graced Kadayam on a short visit during His 2012 Vijaya Yatra, residents had devotedly requested that He stay in Kadayam during the next Yatra and He had now graced Kadayam along with His Shishya.

After the public function, the Jagadgurus had Darshan at the Navaneeta Gopala Krishna Swamy temple. Thereafter, Sri Mahasannidhanam performed the Sharada Chandramoulishwara Puja.



On June 8, Sri Sannidhanam graced Ravanasamudram and had Darshan at the Meenakshi Sameta Chokkalinga Swamy temple. After gracing the Bhajana Matham nearby, Sri Sannidhanam blessed devotees with an Anugraha Bhashanam.

Returning to Kadayam, Sri Sannidhanam had Darshan at the Nityakalyani Sameta Vilvavananatha Swamy temple and Sri Rama Swamy temple. Sri Sannidhanam also graced the  Chatram Bharati Girls & Boys High Schools.



After granting Darshan to devotees, and blessing them with Mantrakshata, Sri Mahasannidhanam and Sri Sannidhanam started towards Mahadanapuram in Kanyakumari district. En route, the Jagadgurus graced the Agrahara in Kalakkad. Sri Mahasannidhanam blessed the devotees of Kalakkad recounting how they had all been the recipients of the Grace of His Guru (Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha Mahaswamiji). Sri Mahasannidhanam also called on the natives of Kalakkad living in cities to regularly visit Kalakkad that is sanctified by the Gomati Ambal Sameta Satyavageeshwara Swamy temple.

Sri Mahasannidhanam and Sri Sannidhanam then graced the Kanyakumari Gurukula Ashramam that is nurturing the education and lives of many orphaned and needy children and youth. Sri Sannidhanam in His short benedictory address commended the work being done and blessed the residents of the Gurukula Ashramam.