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Srimatam GopuramNitya Chandramouleeswara Puja performed at Kalavai
20 April 2014

Their Holinesses Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji and Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji performed the Nitya Chandramouleeswara Puja at Kalavai on 20 April 2014. After the Nitya Chandramouleeswara Puja, Their Holinesses performed pujas at the Adhistanams of the 66th and 67th Acharyas of Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. Kanakabhishekam was performed to His Holiness Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji by Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji. Later, Their Holinesses along with the Puja left for Bangalore.

Puja at Kalavai
Their Holinesses going around the Adhistanams
Puja at Kalavai
Kalavai Swamiji with Their Holinesses

Puja at Kalavai
Kalavai Swamiji with Their Holinesses

Puja at Kalavai

Puja at Kalavai
His Holiness being adorned with a shawl

Puja at Kalavai
Kanakabhishekam being performed to His Holiness

Puja at Kalavai
Puja at the Adhistanam

Puja at Kalavai
Veda Parayanam and Homam

Kalavai is a small town located at about 45 kms from Kanchipuram, in the Vellore District. The town is historically significant for the Sankara Matham, and houses the Adhistanams of the 66th and 67th pontiffs of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam - Sri Chandrasekarendra Sarswathi the VII and Sri Mahadevendra Saraswathi the V. The 68th Pontiff His Holiness Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati Swamiji was initiated into ascetic order and ordained as the 68th Acharya of the Kanchi Kamakoti Math in Kalavai.

The Sankara Matham is located very close to the Bus-stand. The Matham also runs a home for the aged and a home for the physically handicapped, close to the Matham premises.

REACHING KALAVAI

Distance to Kalavai from nearby towns and Chennai:

  1. From Chennai -           120 Kms
  2. From Kanchipuram -   45 Kms
  3. From Vellore -             43 Kms
  4. From Arani -               22 Kms
  5. From Arcot -               20 Kms
  6. From Ranipet -            23 Kms

More details including route map and bus services here

Click here for the Google Map


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