Sri Krishna Mahapooja @ UDUPI

Hare Srinivasa,

Maha pooja to Udupi Sri Krishna on Gokulashtami day(24-Aug) by Paryaya Sri Pejavar Swamiji.

Om Sri Krishnaya Namaha!!

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

PRASHNOTTARA SAMVADA

Hare Srinivasa,

Here is the link to an interesting video from Mysore. In this Question and Answer session, Sri Eshapriya Theertharu poses several questions on God, His existence, beliefs and many other things to Sri Vidhyadheesha Theertha Swamiji and Sri Palimar Swamiji in his typical style and elegance, provides the answer and explanation in detail for all the questions thereby establishing the greatness of Lord Sri Krishna. Please don’t miss. Also in the end of this video, renowned Madhwa Scholar from Mysore Sri B N Vijayeendrachar in his brief speech, summarizes the outcome of this Q&A event. 

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Maha Vajapeya Yaga @ CHINTALAVADI – Dec 2016

Hare Srinivasa,

chintalavadi narasimha swamy

Chintalavadi Sri Narasimha Swamy

The current year 2016 is going to be an important milestone and an remarkable year in our lives. The year started on a grand note in January with our Great Sri Pejavar Swamiji ascending the holiest sarvajna peetha for the historic 5th time(Panchama Paryaya). Similarly before we sign-off the 2016 year, we have the very rare event coming up in the month of December – “Maha Vajapeya Yaga” in Chintalavadi village near Trichy in Tamilnadu. We are indeed fortunate and very blessed to have got the opportunity to witness these two great and rarest events in a same year.

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yagna

agnihotri sri ramakrishnachar

Agnihotri Sri Ramakrishnachar

As we all know that maha dharmas like Agnihotra is an extremely rare karma performed by us these days. However it is heartening to see that a few Acharyas continue to carry the torch of this great vaishnava dharma. One such person is Vidwan Sri P. Ramakrishnacharya (s/o Somayaaji Vajapeyi Sirugumani Sri Padmanabhacharya). Shri Ramakrishnacharya has been teaching Rig Veda (Samhita, Krama, Jata etc) and producing hundreds of veda adhyapakas and purohits since 40+ years. He has also performed Soma Yaga many years back. His family’s contribution to the noble cause of Veda Rakshana is commendable and it’s a great accomplishment.

By the grace of Hari Vayu Gurugalu, poojya Acharya has decided to perform Mahaa Vajapeya Yaaga in the month of December between 1st and 16th, 2016 (Margashira Shukla Chaturthi to Margashira Krishna Truteeya ) in the parama pavithra kshetra CHINTALAVADI, on the banks of the river Cauvery , near Trichy.

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Invitation 1

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Invitation 2

This yaaga happens perhaps once in several decades and has been discussed in Shrimad Acharya’s Karmanirnaya. None other than Sri Raama devaru performed this Yaaga many times at Ayodhya.

Please note, Auspicious Chaturmasya comes every year, and even the very sacred Adhika Masa comes once in 3 years. And the rare events like Mahakumbh and Pushkara can also be realized with a 12 years wait, but this event – Maha Vajapeya Yaga by a Madhwa Agnihotri, is certainly very rarest of the rare occasion and devotees are requested to make use of this once in a lifetime golden opportunity by participating and contributing yathasakthi and to get the blessings of kshetra moorthi Sri Yoga Narasimha Swamy.

Finally before I close, here is a link to an article written by Sri P Ramakrishnacharya many years ago. In this note, Achar recollects and revers how Kanchi Periya Swamigal received and treated them with all honors after completing the previous Vajapeya Yaga during early eighties, as mentioned in the Shastras. Please read and this will help to understand the significance given to this yajna in our shastras.

Please click on the below links to view enlarged image of the invitation.

~~ Invitation  Page 1  |  Page 2   ~~

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Mantralaya Sri Rayara Aradhana photos

Hare Srinivasa,

Like many of you, I too returned home today morning after a successful and fulfilling aradhana trip. I consider myself very blessed to have got an opportunity to contribute my small seve etha sakthi to the great Sri Rayaru during the auspicious last 3 days. My only prayer to Sri Rayaru is to give us this chance to do seve at the holy feet of Sri Raghavendra Theertharu year after year, not only during these 3 days but all through the year.

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Please find the Markeyankottai Sri Rayaru alankara on the Madhya Aradhana day. Sri Murali Achar from Madurai and Sri Mukundachar from Nasik delighted us with their inspring pravachanas on Sri Rayara Mahima and Sri Srinivasa Kalyana respectively at Markeyankottai.

Celebrations at Mantralaya 

When Sri Rayara aradhana is being celebrated in a grand manner everywhere, needless to add how great and splendid it would be in the holy kshetra Mantralaya, the place Sri Rayaru has chosen himself to enter the brindavana. Sea of devotees were seen in Mantralaya on all the days and here are links to Aradhana Celebrations photos from Mantralayam. It is a visual delight for us and our many thanks to Sri SRS Mutt, Mantralaya for publishing these beautiful pictures for our benefit.

Poorva Aradhana

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http://srsmatha.org/poorvaradhana-celebrations-at-mantralayam/ 

http://srsmatha.org/poorvaradhane-evening-session/

Madhya Aradhana

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http://srsmatha.org/madhyaradhane-2/

http://srsmatha.org/madhyaradhane-evening-session/

Uttara Aradhana

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http://srsmatha.org/uttaraaradhane/

Om Sri Raghavendra Gurubhyo Namaha!  

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Sri Krishnajanmashtami – special pravachana by Sri B N Vijayeendrachar

Hare Srinivasa,

Sri BN Vijayeendrachar

As you all are busy with the preparations for the auspicious Sri Krishnashtami celebrations, here comes the link for pravachana on Sri Krishnajanmashtami by Vidwan Sri B N Vijayeendrachar. Please listen to this audio and Achar has discussed in detail on the anushtana, argya, upavasa and its significance. Another interesting fact shared by Sri Achar is, Lord Sri Rama, Sri Krishna and Gurugalu Sri Madhwaru and Sri Vadirajaru all have incarnated on a Wednesday.

## Sri B N Vijayeendracharya on Sri Krishnashtami

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Sri Raghavendra Swamigala Aradhana today

Hare Srinivasa,

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Today is Madhya Aradhane of Sri Sri Raghavendra Theertha Gurusarvabhoumaru. SRS Mutt, Mantralayam has announced that major events happening at Mantralayam during this auspicious days will be shown Live on ETV Kannada(20Aug) and Suvarna TV(21Aug). 

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

New Book: CHATURMASYA VRATHA in Tamil

Hare Srinivasa,

chaturmasya vratha book in tamil

The Auspicious Chaturmasa Vratha is on and we are currently in second month. Next 3 days are very important with Sri Rayara Aradhane and next is Sri Gokulashtami habba.  As we are all set, here comes one good news – A new book in Tamil is released for the benefit of the devotees and this is a Tamil Translation of the Kannada book published by Dr. Sri Vyasanakare Prabhanjanacharya. The Tamil translation of this must have book is done by Smt. G K Chandrika. This book includes Sankalpa Mantra, Masa Mahatmyam, Vidhi, Daana details & relevant Stotras as well. We are indeed thankful to the author and publishers for making this Tamil version available to us at the right time and it will be very useful to us in our anushtaana during the next four months.

Dr. Vyasanakare Prabhanjanacharya

Price: Rs. 60 /- only.

For your copies and more details, please contact at this Phone Number: 99405 08876

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

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