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43rd Jayanthi Mahotsavam of
His Holiness Pujyasri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi
Shankaracharya Swamiji

On 1 March 2011 - the 43rd Jayanthi of His Holiness Pujyasri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji,  the day began early in the morning in Srimatam with Suprabhatam and Viswaroopa Darshan of His Holiness. Following this, Go-puja was performed in the Puja Mandap.The cow and calf were blessed to be fed by His Holiness with plantains.

His Holiness Pujyasri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji and His Holiness Pujyasri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji adorned the Adhistanam of Pujyasri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Mahaswamiji with garlands, shawl and flower kreetam.

Kanakaabhishekam was performed to His Holiness Pujyasri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji by His Holiness Pujyasri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji as  Pandits recited the Pushpanjali Stotra on His Holiness. The Kanakaabhisheka was followed by Pushpabhishekam. As verses from the Mantrapusham were being chanted, abhishekam was performed to His Holiness with varieties of flowers. Harati was performed to His Holiness.

Veda Parayanam, Ganapathi Homam, Navagraha Homam, Ayusha Homam, Pavamana Homam and Maharudra Japa Homam were performed at Srimatam. Poornahuti of the homams took place in the presence of Their Holinesses. Abhishekam was performed to His Holiness with Sanctified water.

Prasadams from various temples were offered to His Holiness .A Book titled "Sadguru Archana Malai" was brought out on the occasion by Shri Kamakoti Seva Trust, Dharmapuri and released by Their Holinesses. His Holiness performed the Trikala Nitya Chandramouleeswara Puja.

In the evening, His Holiness Pujyasri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji visited the Mangaleshwarar temple and the Hanuman Temple opposite Srimatam. His Holiness went in a procession to the Kamakshi Temple accompanied by a large number of devotees and to the tunes of Mangala Vadyam and Veda Ghosham by vidhyarthis of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam's Shaiva Agama Patasala. At the temple, His Holiness first performed abhishekam and harati at the Vinayaka Shrine located in the Temple Tank courtyard. Thereafter, His Holiness went to the Kamakshi Ambal and Sri Adi Shankaracharya shrines and offered Harati.

Various cultural and devotional programmes were held in the evening at Srimatam. A large number of devotees participated in the Jayanthi Mahotsavam and received the blessings of Pujyasri Acharya Swamijis.

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43rd Jayanthi of His Holiness - Photo album
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  • Go-Puja width:720;;height:478
  • His Holiness feeding fruits to the cow width:720;;height:478
  • The calf receiving its share of fruits at the hands of His Holiness width:720;;height:478
  • Their Holinesses at the Adhistanam width:720;;height:478
  • Their Holinesses offering shawl At the adhisthanam width:720;;height:478
  • His Holiness offering a garland at the Adhistanam width:478;;height:720
  • His Holiness offering a flower Kreetam at the Adhistanam width:478;;height:720
  • Kanakabhishekam and Pada Puja to His Holiness width:720;;height:478
  • Kanakabhishekam and Pada Puja to His Holiness width:720;;height:478
  • Pushpanjali to His Holiness width:720;;height:478
  • Pushpanjali to His Holiness width:720;;height:478
  • Pushpanjali to His Holiness width:478;;height:720
  • Pushpanjali to His Holiness width:478;;height:720
  • His Holiness being adorned with a shawl width:478;;height:720
  • Pushpa Kreetam to His Holiness width:720;;height:478
  • Book "Sadguru Archana Malai" being released by His Holiness width:478;;height:720
  • His Holiness at the Hanuman Temple opposite Srimatam width:478;;height:720
  • Veda Parayanam at Srimatam width:720;;height:478
  • Homam at Srimatam width:720;;height:478
  • Their Holinesses witnessing the Homam width:720;;height:478
  • Poornahuti width:720;;height:478
  • Homam - Mangala Harati width:720;;height:478
  • Abhishekam to His Holiness with the sanctified water of the Yagna width:720;;height:478
  • His Holiness being received at the Mangaleshwarar temple opposite Srimatam width:720;;height:478
  • His Holiness at the Mangaleshwarar opposite Srimatam width:720;;height:478
  • His Holiness entering the Temple Tank at Sri Kamakshi temple width:720;;height:478
  • His Holiness offering Harati at the Vinayaka shrine in the Temple tank courtyard in Sri Kamakshi Temple width:720;;height:478
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