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Srimatam Gopuram Shankara Jayanti Mahotsav celebrated at Shrimatam
Kanchipuram- 4 May 2014

Shankara Jayanti Mahotsavam was celebrated at Shrimatam, Kanchipuram in the benign presence of His Holiness Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji on 4 May 2014 . Veda Parayanam and Pujas were performed at the Adi Shankara Shrine in the Puja hall in Shrimatam. His Holiness visited the Kamakshi Ambal Temple and offered pujas at the Acharya Sannadhi. Traditional temple honours were accorded to His Holiness at the Sannadhi.

 

Shankara Jayanti at Kanchi
The ancient shrine of Shri Adi Shankara with 6 disciples inside Shrimatam
Shankara Jayanti at Kanchi
Adi Shankara Sannadhi inside the Puja Mandapam
Shankara Jayanti at Kanchi
Adi Shankara Sannadhi inside the Puja Mandapam

Shankara Jayanti at Kanchi
His Holiness at the Adi Shankara Sannadhi inside Kamakshi Ambal Temple


Shankara Jayanti at Kanchi
Portrait of Adi Shankara in the Puja Hall



At Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya(SCSVMV University) campus in Enathur near Kanchi, puja was performed to the monolithic 100-feet statue of Sri Adi Shankaracharya in the benign presence of His Holiness Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji. Abhishekam, Archana, Alankaram and deeparadana were performed, accomanied with Vedic Chanting.


Shankara Jayanti at Kanchi
His Holiness at the Adi Shankara Mandapam in SCSVMV University campus
Shankara Jayanti at Kanchi

In the evening, the Adi Shankara Vigraha was taken out in a procession in the Golden chariot inside Shrimatam. His Holiness led the procession, and performed deeparadhana to Sri Acharya. A large number of devotees participated in the day's events and were blessed by His Holiness.

Shankara Jayanti at Kanchi

Shankara Jayanti at Kanchi

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