Shobakrut Samvatsara Chaturmasyam at Varanasi
The Chaturmasya vratam of Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamiji will be observed at Varanasi from 6 July to 29 Sep. 2023; Vyasa Pooja will be performed at Prayagraj on 3 July 2023; camp will be at Prayagraj from 29 June to 5 July 2023.
Kashmiri Pandits Sammelan at Shrimatam Camp in Bengaluru.
With the blessings and presence of Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamiji, a Sammelan of Kashmiri Pandits was held at Shrimatam camp at Bengaluru on 2nd June 2023. The Pandits expressed their gratitude to Swamiji under whose guidance various projects are being run to preserve and protect the rich culture and traditions of Kashmiri Pandits.
Jayanti Mahotsavam of Pujya Shri Mahaswamigal
Jayanti Mahotsavam of the 68th Shankaracharya of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Jagadguru Pujyashri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Mahaswamigal, was celebrated at Shrimatam in Kanchipuram on June 1 – 3, 2023. Veda Parayanam, Vidwat Sadas, Upanyasam, Nama Sankeertanam, Nada Samarpanam, and other rituals were performed.
Vijaya Yatra of Pujya Shankaracharya Swamiji to Bengaluru
Shrimatam camp sojourned at Bengaluru from 24th May to 9th June 2023, at Kamalalayam, 25, Nimbekaipura Road, Virgo Nagar Post, Bengaluru – 560049.
Vijaya Yatra – Camp at Tirupati
As part of the Vijaya Yatra, Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji camped at Sri Shankara Matam Maha Paduka Mandapam near Alipiri in Tirupati. The camp saw several visesha pujas and events, with Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti being celebrated here with devotional fervor and enthusiastic participation of devotees.
A Brief gist of some of the programmes during the camp at Tirupati –
- Blessed the Ayodhya Kanda Parayanam at Tirumala kshetra with Anugraha Bhashanam (17-May-23)
- Blessed the Sampoorna Sundara-Kanda Akhanda Parayanam at Tirumala (16-May-23)
- Blessed the students who completed the course on Saiva Siddhantam (14-May-23)
- Visit to IIT-Tirupati Campus, and blessing the gathering with Anugraha Bhashanam (07-May-23)
- Kumbabhishekam of Sri Gangamma Temple at Tirupati (05-May-23)
- Kumbabhishekam of Sri Kamakshi Ammavari temple at Jonnavada near Nellore (03-May-23)
Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamiji at Tirumala – Darshan and Temple Honours accorded
Pujya Shri Shankaracharya Swamiji visited Tirumala on 15th May 2023. Temple Honours were accorded to Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswati Shankaracharya Swamigal at Tirumala Sri Venkateswara Swamy Devasthanam Acharyal was received at the Mettu Mandapam. Moving in a procession, Pujyashri Acharyal had darshan of Bedi Anjaneyaswami. Sri Satari was brought in a procession from Sri Vari temple and oﬀered to Swamiji with Vedic Chanting and Mangalavadyam.
Inauguration of Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Marg at Tirupati
Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamigal blessed the inauguration of “Paramacharya Sri Chandrashekarendra Saraswathi Mahaswami Marg” – a new road at Tirupati oﬀ the Renigunta- Tirupati road (near Ankura hospital) on 7th May 2023.
Kumbhabhishekam of Gangamma Temple in Tirupati
Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamiji visited Gangamma Temple at Tirupati and blessed the Kumbhabhisekam of Gangamma Devi followed by chanting Gangashtakam composed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya and blessed the devotees with Anugraha Bhashanam and prasadams (05-May-2023)
Kumbabhishekam at Jonnavada temple
Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamiji performed the Kumbhabhishekam of Sri Mallikarjuna Sametha Kamakshi Thayi Temple at Jonnavada and abhishekam at the sannadhis with kalasa teertham. On this auspicious occasion, Pujya Swamiji blessed and ﬂagged oﬀ the Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Bhakti Prachara ratham.
Earlier Acharya Swamiji reached Shrimath camp at Jonnavada, Nellore on 01-May-23, and performed kalakarshanam of all deities (pre-khumbhabhishekam ritual) ahead of Kumbhabhishekam ceremony and Prana- Pratishta of idol on May 3rd, 2023 morning and then blessed the yagashala with Homa kundams and Kumbhas for consecration.
Release of Telugu Newsletter Kamakoti Vani – half-year compendium
Acharya Swamigal blessed the release of Kamakotivani – Telugu newsletter Special edition (print of 6 digital editions till March ), blessed Jyotisha Sadas Purthi and felicitation to Sidhantis (30-Apr-23). The book “Amruta Vani” is a collection of the discourses of HH Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswati Shankaracharya Swamiji in Telugu given during His Vijaya Yatra to various places in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in 2022- 2023. The discourses cover various topics including Indian Culture and Heritage, Sanatana Dharma, Hindu Temples, Messages for Youth, Desha Bhakti- Deiva Bhakti- Guru Bhakti, Human Values.
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Gurukrupalahari Pravachanam YouTube series
Gurukrupalahari is a 302 shloka treatise on Kanchi Mahaswamy authored by Kalluri Venkata Subrahmanya Dikshitulu and Pravachanam rendered by Sri Prof Dr. Dhulipala Ramakrishna Sastry.
The link contains 16 videos including inauguration programme ( 1st Video) and Anugraha Bhashanam of Pujya Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal ( 2 nd Video) followed by Pravachanam videos.
Patashala Vidyarthis of Jyotisha and Vaikhanasa Patashala
Acharya Swamigal blessed the students of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Jyotisha Patashala, Tindivanam and Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Vaikhanasa Patashala, Avadi with certiﬁcates and prasadams, followed by Anugraha Bhashanam at Shrimatam camp at Tirupati on Sunday, the 30th April 23.
Kumbabhishekam at Bugga Shankara Matam
Acharya Swamigal performed the jeeranodharana Kumbabhishekam of Sri Adi Shankarar- Sri Shankara Vinayakar at Bugga Shankara Matam (27-04-2023).
Shri Adi Shankara Jayanti Mahotsav/ Vaibhavam celebrations at various locations
With blessings of Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswati Shankaracharya Swamiji, Shri Adi Shankara Jayanti was celebrated at various locations across Bharata – New Delhi , Guwahati , Kanyakumari , Udayambakkam , Nanganallur, Chennai, Omkareshwar, Mumbai, New Delhi, Goa, Rameshwaram, Madurai , Kaladi , Amritsar , Tiruvannaikkaval, Chandigarh, Puri, Varanasi, Pune, Kathmandu, Bengaluru, Tirupati, Sikkim, Kanchipuram, Ongole – to name a few.
Visits to ancient Shivalayam, Podili
Acharya Swamiji visited the project site of upcoming “Sanatana dharmam Seva Gramam” school at Obulakappaly Podili, Ongole district, and the 100 year old Shivalayam at Podili with devotees according welcome in a grand procession. This was followed by visit to Shivalayam at Rama Theertham, Ongole (15-Apr-23).
Tamil New Year – Shobakrut-Vishnu Kani at Shrimatam camp
On the occasion of Vishu (Tamil New Year – 14-Apr-23), Chaitra masam , Shobakrut varsham, Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamiji blessed the devotees with prasadams at Shrimatam camp at Ongole.
Visit to Sri Vinayaka Swami temple Enroute to Ongole
Acharya Swamigal visited Sri Vinayaka Swamy Temple and Sri Lalitha Peetam and blessed devotees with Anugraha bashanam and Prasadams (13-Apr-23).
Shrimatam camp at Chinna Kanchi
Shrimatam camp arrived at Chinna Kanchi camp at Nuna (10-Apr-23), in a procession followed by Anugraha Bhashanam.
Veda Sadas held at Vijayawada
With the blessings and presence of Acharya Swamigal, the 75th Annual celebrations – sadas & regional Vedic conference of Maharshi Sandipani Rashtriya Veda Vidya Pratishthan, Ujjain pariksha and felicitation of all the pariksha Purthi patta achievers, and all other veda pandits of Krishna Mandala Vidwatpravardhaka Sabha group was held at Shrimatam camp at Vijayawada (07-Apr-23).
Ishti homam at Vijayawada
Ishti homam for loka Kshema Sankalpam was performed at Sri Venkateshwara Swamy temple, Labbipeta, Vijayawada (06- Apr-23). Acharya Swamigal blessed the homam dravyas used for ishti homam.
Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamiji blessed on 11 April 2023 the release of the book “Venkatadri Mahatmyam” followed by Anugraha Bhashanam and visited Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam Maruti Temple at Marutinagar and Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam Gayatri Temple at A T Agraharam Guntur.
On 31-03-23 Sri Rama Shadakshari Homam Poornahuthi (Vasanta Navaratri Purti) and Sri Rama Pattabhishekam was performed at Shrimatam camp at Pedaravuru(Tenali) in celebration of Sri Rama Navami. Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamiji performed pujas to Sri Ramachandra Murti. This was followed by abhishekam to Pujya Swamiji with the kalasa teerthams , and pushpabhishekam.