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Annual South Indian Purohit Conference held - 16 Aug 2014
Veda Rakshana Nidhi Trust - Sanmaan Programme held -15 Aug 2014
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Laksha Kumkumarchana performed at Nellore Sankara Matam 18 July 2014
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Veda Parayanam performed at Swamimalai on Mahaswamiji's Jayanthi Day - 12 June 2014
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80th Jayanthi Mahotsavam at Kolkata Ved Bhavan- 11 Aug 2014
Janmashtami Mahotsavam at Kolkata Ved Bhavan - 17-25 Aug. 2014
Maharudram and Chandi Havan at Ved Bhavan, Kolkata - 31 July to 3 Aug 2014
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Refresher Course on Values & Ethics in Pancha Kavya- the five gems of Sanskrit Literature
Chandi Havan performed at Nellore - 12 July 2014
Rig Veda Samhita Havan Performed at Noida - 29 June - 4 July 2014
His Holiness blesses Shodasha Ganapati Mandir Kumbabhisheka Mahotsavam -Taradevi, Shimla, Himachal - 27 - 29 July 2014
Malai Mandir Kumbabhishekam performed in the benign presence of His Holiness- New Delhi - 2 July 2014
Shodasha Ganapati Mandir - Taradevi, Shimla, Himachal - Kumbabhisheka Mahotsavam 27-29 June 2014
CHATURMASYAM- Guru Vandana Naada Samarpanam - Schedule -12 July - 9 September 2014
Rig Samhita Havan performed at Delhi - 26-28 June 2014
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Exponents of 'Anyonyam' - Rare 4000 year old Vedic Tradition honoured

The 10th century Sri Rama Temple in Kadavallur, a small village in Thrissur district of Kerala, is famous not only for its architectural beauty but for being the only place in the entire country where a unique tradition of Vedic Learning is being preserved for the last 4000 years.

Kerala Kadavallur Scholars

The Anyonyam Test

Demonstrating their talent in Vedic learning, two schools, the Thirunavay Yogam and the Thrissur Yogam met for ten days annually in the Rama Temple at Kadavallur and challenged and examined each other, reciting at ease from any part of the Veda. The test also involved splitting the sutras into their component words without any mistake. Success in the test would indicate complete command and precision learning of the Vedas. Of the ten days, Rig Veda exams take place for eight days, Yajur and Sama Veda for one day each. Unfortunately, one of the schools has closed down and the Thrissur school survives.
Kerala Kadavallur Scholars
Kerala Kadavallur Scholars
Kerala Kadavallur Scholars
Kerala Kadavallur Scholars

Scholars Honoured

The scholars of Thrissur Yogam visited Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kanchipuram and received the Blessings of Their Holinesses Pujyasri Jayendra Saraswathi Sankaracharya Swamiji and Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Sankaracharya Swamiji. The scholars demonstrated their tradition. Their Holinesses interacted with the scholars and suitable honours were conferred on them. Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam has agreed to support the school through regular monetary contributions and keep alive this rare tradition.


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