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Pushyarka Yoga on 27Jul14

Hare Srinivasa,

As most of you are busy with the planning and preparations for the most awaited Aradhana of the year, the 343rd aradhana of Sri Raghavendra Theertha Gurusarvabhoumaru from 11 to 13-August, here comes a gentle reminder that coming Sunday(27th July) is a special day to earn Sri Rayaru’s blessings. We have Pushyarka Yoga on this day as the Pushya Nakshatra is coming on Sunday. Also note this is the only such occurrence in this JAYA year.

Pushya is a Sanskrit word, meaning “to nourish”. The ruler of Pushya is Saturn or Shani and its deity is Brihaspati or Jupiter, the Guru of wisdom. When the Pushya Nakshatra falls on Thursday or Sunday, astrologers and religious minded people consider it as favourable and call it Pushya Amrit Yoga. This day (Pushya Nakshatra) is an auspicious day to see, take blessings and remember your Guru or spiritual teacher. It is in this manner that Pushya has an auspicious link with spiritual and religious matters.



We all know that one of the greatest devotees of Rayaru was Sri Appanacharya. He brought out the benefits of remembering Rayaru on such a day or on Pushya Nakshatra.

In his Raghavendra Stotra, Appanacharya says,


“Soma surya parogo cha pushyarkadhi samagame,

Yo anuthamam idham stotramashtothara satham japeth,

Bhootha praetha pisachadhi peeda thasya na jayathe”

What this means is that when there is a lunar or solar eclipse or during Pushya Star on Sunday, any person reciting the shlokas of Raghavendra Swamy or remembering him, will not have any kind of trouble. No ghost, devil or/and any evil will trouble a person who recites the Raghavendra Stotra 108 times or performs the japa 108 times.

So let us all make use of this auspicious day by getting together in front of Sri Rayara Mruthika Brindavana and chant the famous Sri Rayara Stotra as many time as possible and do our sankalpa for our sadhane during the Aradhana period on this day and pray for Sri Rayaru and Sri Hari Vayu Gurugalu’s blessings to make it happen.

Please click on the following links for Signifance of Pushyarka Yoga.

|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||

 

Sri Vidyasagara Madhava Theertharu Chennai visit – 10 to 13th Jul

Hare Srinivasa,

As we have just stepped in to the auspicious Chaturmasa, here is some great news for Chennai folks. Sri Sri Vidyasagara Madhava Theertha Swamiji, Sriman Madhava Theertha Moola Maha Samasthana, Tambhihalli, Kolar will be visiting Chennai from 10th July to 13th July to grace us.


Devotees can make use of this opportunity to perform Padapooja/ Bhiksha vandana on particular date/time in any of the venue mentioned below and also can have Mudradharana before Samsthana Pooja on account of Chaturmasya Vrata during Sripadangalavaru stay in Chennai.


All Madhwa devotees are cordially invited and welcome to any of the venue below according to their convenience and earn the blessings of Sriman Moola VeeraRama Devaru and Harivayu Gurugalu. Also this year H H Swamiji will be observing 13th year Chaturmasya Vrata from 16th July to 9th Sep 2014 at Bengaluru.

Programme:-

10th July- Thursday

Padapooja/Mudradharana  and Samsthana Pooja will be performed at Sriman Madhava Theerthara Matha, Perambur.

 7 AM to 10.30 AM – Padapooja/ Mudradharana

11 AM to 1 PM  – Samsthana Pooja and Theertha Prasada

Venue – Sriman Madhava Theertha Moola Mahasamsthana
11 , Srinivasa Mudali Street
Perambur
Chennai – 600011
Landmark: Near Perambur Bus Terminus( 2nd left from bus terminus) 


11th July- Friday


Padapooja/ Mudradharana and Samsthana Pooja will be performed at
Sri Raghavendra Swamy Matha, Ayanavaram.

8.30 AM to 10 AM – Padapooja/ Mudradharana

11 AM  to 1 PM – Samsthana Pooja and Theertha Prasada

Venue: Sri Raghavendra Matha,

           7, Pananthope Colony,

           Ayanavaram,

           Chennai 600023. Telephone: 044-26744257

12th July- Saturday

Padapooja/Mudhradharana and Samsthana Pooja will be Performed at Sri Krishna Raghavendra Matha, MaraiMalai Nagar

7 AM to 10.30 AM – Padapooja/ Mudradharana and Anugraha Bhashana

11 AM to 1 PM  – Samsthana Pooja and Theertha Prasada

Venue:

Sri Krishna Raghavendra Matha
34 Sathya Sai Nagar
Marai Malai Nagar
Chennai – 603209
Contact: Sri. SeethaRama Achar- 9445305738

Landmark: – Near to Ford company- M.M Nagar( G S T Road). MaraiMalai Nagar is in between Tambaram and Chengalpet Highway – GST road, situated at 25 KMs from Tambaram.

13th July- Sunday

Mudradharana and Samsthana Pooja will be performed at Sri. P S Narayana Rao residence at Tambaram Sanatorium.

10 AM to 11.00 AM  – Padapooja / Mudradharana.

11.30 AM to 1.30 PM  – Samsthana Pooja and Theertha Prasada

Venue: P S Narayana Rao
5/3, Banu Avenue
Tambaram Sanatorium
Chennai – 600047
Contact: 9841482772 ( P S Narayana Rao)
Landmark: Near/Opposite to Tambaram Sanatorium Railway Station (East)

Please forward this note to interested Madhwa devotees in and around Chennai who wish to have Sri Veera Rama Devaru darshan and Sripadangalavaru darshan during these 4 days. 

|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||

 

Bhagavata Proshtapadi by Sri Suvidyendra Theertharu LIVE

Hare Srinivasa, 

The very auspicious Bhadrapada Masa has started and we are all very fortunate to have Proshtapadi Bhagavatha Pravachanas being arranged in our surroundings and let us make full use of the opportunity. For those devotees who are not near such place, here comes some good news. You can watch Bhagavatha Pravachana by Shri Abhinava Shuka Muni Sri Suvidyendra Theertha Swamiji LIVE from Bangalore @ Live.Sripadarajamutt.org till 19-Sep-13 every day from 5 to 6 PM.


Please click on the above image to listen to Amruthavani by Sri Suvidyendraru.

|| Sri Krishnaarpanamastu ||


Chaturdashi Pravachana by Sri Kurnool Srinivasachar

Hare Srinivasa,

Madanur Sri Vishnu Theertharu is popularly known as “Avadhoota Shiromani”. He has written the granthas including Shree Chaturdashi, Shree Shodashi and Adhyatma Rasa Ranjani. We all do Homas and Yagnas but we see the results are different. One gets the benefit as per his anusandhana. Sri Vishnu Theertharu in his grantha has given the explanation clearly on how to get the maximum phala for our deeds. Sri Kurnool Srinivasachar has given pravachana on the same thereby enabling us to understand easily.


Chaturdashi Grantha –   In this grantha, he has narrated Chaturdasha(14) upaasane.    viz., Jeeva homa prakarana, Upanayana prakarana, Suryagati prakarana, Ayuryajna prakarana, vedaadhyayana prakarana, bhikshaaTana prakaraNa, bhojana prakaraNa, paapaalepa prakaraNa, Jeeva prayaaNa maarga prakaraNa, brahmayajna prakaraNa, shudda yajna prakaraNa, svaroopa yajna prakaraNa, sulabha pooja prakaraNa, guruprasaada laabha prakaraNa.

In order to benefit us, Sri Achar has created one website Kurnoolachar.com and made available all his pravachanas for us to listen and download as well. Also you can watch Live Pravachana by Sri Srinivasachar every night from 9PM. For more details please visit the website.

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Sri Suvidyendra Theertharu’s Pravachana LIVE from Raichur

Hare Srinivasa,


As you all are aware, Sri Sri Suvidyendra Theertha Swamiji is camping in Raichur for his 11th Chaturmasya Vratha anushtaana. Please click on the link below to watch LIVE Pravachana from Raichur Chaturmasya. Also share this link with others to enable them to listen to Swamigalu’s Pravachana. For more details please call on these numbers 9449237543, 9741454816.


http://tantradipikaparishath.org/live.html

|| Sri Krishnaarpanamastu ||

Sriman Madhwa Vilasa in Tamil by Chromepet Sri R Sridharan

Hare Srinivasa,  

As you all are aware Chrompet Sri R Sridharan, Managing Trustee of Chrompet Madhwa Seva Trust is doing yeoman service to Madhwa community by coming up with the Acharya’s Magnum Opus Sriman Mahabharatha Tatparya Nirnaya in Tamil for the benefit of Madhwas in Tamilnadu who doesn’t know Kannada language. So far Six volumes are released and you will be glad to note that Part 7 is under print right now.


Sri Sridharan has released another book in Tamil recently and it is Sriman Madhwa Vilasa. The moola grantha in Sansrkit was written by Sri Satya Theertharu, direct and priya disciple of Vishwa Guru Sriman Madhwacharyaru.

This book discusses the life history of Acharya Madhwaru like the great mahakavya Sumadhwa Vijaya by Sri Narayana Pandithacharyaru. Madhwa Vilasa is a small grantha with just 3 chapters and 148 shlokas. The author of this grantha Sri Satya Theertharu is important sishyaru of Madhwaru and was blessed to listen to Aitheraya Upanishad paata from Madhwaru 3 times. He has also written the Bhrama Sutra Bhashya of Madhwaru.

The author of this Tamil book has given enough references to Madhwa Vijaya in this grantha and highlights several things that are not said in Madhwa Vijaya. Though the author has started the tamil translation as early as 2004, this book has seen the light of the day now. Please find the details of the book below:

SRIMAN MADHWA VIALASA

 Donation: Rs. 100 (One Hundred Only)

Copies can be had from:

 Sri R. SRIDHARAN

Managing Trustee

Chromepet Madhva Seva Trust,

2/14, School Street, Radha Nagar, Chromepet,

CHENNAI – 600 044.

Ph: 044 – 2265 1964

Other books by Sri Sridharan:


||  Sri Krishnaarpanamastu  ||


Youth Special pravachana by UM Swamiji

Here is the link to UM Srigalu Sri Satyatma Theertha Swamiji‘s pravachana during Hubli Chathurmasya – Youth Special – A MUST LISTEN pravachana. An open invite to all age groups especially youth to involve atleast two years in Dharmika Prachara.


Pejawar Swamiji 80th Year Celebrations @ Udupi

Hare Srinivasa,

Hope many of you are tuned in to the updates and news from Udupi, about the grand function being held there in the last 3 days, the video clippings of which are available in the web. All the Swamiji’s including the Mantralayam Rayar Mutt was in Udupi to participate in this event and be part of this rare honor. The guests list includes BJP stalwart Sri LK Advani, Karnataka CM Sri Yedurappa, Sri V S Acharya (state Education Minister) and Sri Ashok Singhal of VHP.

Sri Vishvesha Theertha Swamiji, popularly known to all as Sri Pejavara Swamiji, is a highly admired and respected religious leader who is widely credited as the initiator of many social reforms. In fact he considered to be the true spiritual ambassador of Hindus of our country. He is known for his bold initiatives, revolutionary thinking and humanitarian activities and approaches, aimed at the betterment of the society.

Needless to say that all Madhvas are very much proud of Shri Swamiji and his achievement in last 70 years of sanyasi Life. It would be very difficult to imagine the status of madhvas today without Shri Swmaiji’s effort and the activities / projects all these years. As it was told, Pejawar Swamiji is getting younger with every passing year and becoming more active than before.

 

Pejavar Srigalu with Rayar Mutt Swamiji

The present younger generation needs to be proud, to have seen swamiji, talked to him, listened to him and participated in some of his activities to the extent possible. We are indeed blessed and fortunate to have a swamiji like him guide us and grace us all through these years. Shri swamiji is a diversified personality and people from all walks of life, from common man to political bigwigs reach up to him for guidance and direction. The foresight and vision he has with regard to the mankind and society are simply great and beyond our imagination.

 

108 Yagna in Udupi for Global Peace

The various institutions he has founded speak for itself. Among them the PoornaPragna Vidya Peeta(PPVP) is the jewel in the crown of his contribution to the society.  He has conducted Sudha Mangala 29 times. Yet he is so simple and easily accessible to all and mixes freely with everyone without any inhibitions.

Here are some of the felicitations made by eminent people:

Vishveshateertha Swamiji Asset to Hindu Community’   – Rayar Mutt Swamiji

Swami Suyatindrateertha of Mantralayam Rayar Mutt said that Vishveshateerta Swamiji of Pejawar Mutt is an asset to the Hindu community. Drawing comparisons between Swami Vyasaraja, who was one of the most important sages in history, and Swami Vishveshateertha, he said that the latter has been following the spiritual path of Swami Vyasaraja. By organising the Bhakti Namana programme, the followers of Vishveshteertha Swamiji are acting on the spiritual teachings preached by the latter, he said.

‘Despite Vishveshateerta Swamiji’s advancing age, he has been covering the length and breadth of our country, in order to create awareness on Hinduism. The community acknowledges the spiritual contributions of Swami Vishveshateerta,’ added Swami Suyatindrateerta.

It is my privilege – Paryaya Shiroor Sri Lakshmivara Theertha Swamiji

It’s my previlege that my guru Pejavar Swamiji’s 80th Birthday is celebrated during my 3rd Paryaya Tenure. Centenaray year celebrations will be celebrated again during my 4th Paryaya Tenure (year 2026).

We have acquainted with the fact that Sri Madhwacharya was offering poojas at 3 places in a day(Udupi, Bantwal and Subramanya). Pejavar swamiji is traveling and  meeting people  at New Delhi in the morning, afternoon at Chennai and evening at Bangalore in a day.

Pejavar swamiji is still young at 80. He has guided me and taught me to balance ” Sihi”  and “Kahi”  (Sweet and Bitter)

Advani showers praises on Pejawar Swamiji

Pejavar Swamiji was an icon of not just Hindu community but he has accepted the entire range of human society as his domain, which is characterized by love for all communities including backward communities, minorities and tribals which was a matter to be commended exclaimed BJP leader Mr. L K Advani. He was participating in the 80th birthday of the Swamiji HH Vishvesha Thirtha of Pejavar Math Udupi.

He said his life was a saga of sacrifice in which he has blazed a trail of knowledge, compassion and altruism, we should learn from his life like we did from the lives of great sages that we have only seen in textbooks, Mr. Advani said. His contribution to the society and its development was so vast that one life was not enough.

“I have had an opportunity during my political life to study his achievements but I was not able to comprehend fully his ways of austere living and high thinking, rarely we find a person of his quality and we all should accept him as a teacher” he added.

A role-model for all Seers –  Suttur Swamiji

Shivaratrishwara Deshikendra Swamiji of Suttur Mahasamsthan, Mysore, said on Sunday that Viswesha Tirtha of Pejawar Math was a role-model for all seers in the country.  “The Pejawar seer’s life is the best example of how one should live and involve oneself in activities to create religious awareness among people”, he said.

Swamiji led an ideal life as per Bhagavad Gita – Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar of Art of Living, Bangalore, said that Sri Vishvesha Tirtha had led an ideal life. He was following the ideals as mentioned in the Bhagvad Gita. “He is an inspiration to all the seers in the country,” he said.

Sri LK Advani with Paryaya Shiroor Swamiji

Advani visits the Holy Place "Pajaka Ksheta"

Advani on visiting the holy place for Madhwas, the Pajaka Kshetra

Advani after his visit to Pajaka Kshetra, “I am very much fortunate to visit the birth place of Acharya Madhwa. I agreed to visit the shrine when Minister Dr V S Acharya called and extended an invitation to visit the holy place of Pajaka yesterday,” he said.

Please check the Video Links from Udupi Celebrations:

Suvarnabhishekha

 

Vaibhavada Shobha Yatre

Shanti Sabha

Samajika Samavesha

Virat Abhivandana Samarambha

News conference with Shripadaru

Interview with Shripadaru

I am pleased to share some of the links here regarding the coverage from the grand event. Please click on the below links to read more and view snaps from the felicitations.


NANA JANA SEVA TRUST – Third Year Scholarship distribution

Namaskara , 

With the invaluable blessings of SRI HARI VAYU GURUGULU and UNCONDITIONAL SUPPORT FROM ALL OUR DONORS, We from NJST successfully conducted the THIRD YEAR Scholarship distribution event, on 14thNovember 2010. The Event was held at Sushameendhra Kalyana Mantapa at Srirangam, Trichy.

This event was conducted along with the Saptha Prakara Event hosted by Tamil Tatva Vadha committee during 13thand 14th November 2010.

Poojya Sri H H Vidyaadheesha Theertharu of Palimaru Matha showered his blessing by participating through out the event and distributed the Scholarship awards to the students who were selected for the scholarship.

A detailed event report is attached herewith for your kind persual.

Please find details below,if you feel to support NJST for our next forthcoming projects/schoalrship events.

Bank Name AXIS BANK, MADIPAKKAM BRANCH
Address No 2, Medavakkam High Road,Madipakkam, Chennai-600 091
Payee Name Nana Jana Seva Trust
A/C Number 910010013090084
MICR number 600211007
IFS code UTIB0000083

Pan number is AABTN3519Q.

The pictures of the event can be viewed at

http://picasaweb.google.com/113596067137852388920/NJST2010EventSrirangam14Nov2010?authkey=Gv1sRgCNf1k-2at5TP1wE&feat=directlink

http://picasaweb.google.com/mohan.venkatesan/NJSTThirdYearSabha#

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N.HARI PRASATH.
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NJST Report

Neelavara Goshala

*gAvO me mAtaraH sarvAH pitarahschApi gO vRushAH|*
*grAsamushTi pradAnena sa me viShNuH prasIdatu||*

Around 18 kms from Udupi, amidst pristine forest area, on the banks of river Sita, is Neelavara Goshala. This goshala is run by the Govardhanagiri trust founded and spearheaded by Sri Sri Vishvesha Teertha Swamiji and Sri Sri Vishwa Prasanna Teertha Swamiji, senior and junior pontiffs of Sri Pejavara Adhokshaja mutta.

The goshala that spreads across 27 acres of land houses hundreds of cows and buffaloes several of them being orphans, aged, wounded and rescued from slaughter houses.

Here is a special video of both svamijis of Sri Pejavara mutta and the svamiji of Sri Sode mutta providing gO-grAsa at the gOshAla. The video has been made by pujya Sri Sri Vishvaprasanna Teertha Svamiji!

The video is available at the following link:

http://www.4shared.com/video/yTqAQNW0/FEEDING.html

Special thanks to pujya svamiji for making this wonderful video and sharing with all of us.
Let us join hands with svamiji in his endeavour of gosamrakshana.

For more details, please visit http://govardhanagiritrust.hpage.com/neelavara_goshala_81766584.html

Sri Sri Vishwaprasanna Teertha Swamiji (Junior Pontiff of Sri Pejavara Matha, Udupi) talks about the current situation of poor cows which are dragged to the slaughter houses the moment they stop giving milk. Please view the YouTube video link for Swamiji’s speech:

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