Archive for the ‘Chatur Masa’ Category

Chaturmasya : Dwidala Vratha – 01Oct to 30Oct17

Hare Srinivasa, 

We are in the auspicious Navaratri parva kala and festivities are on everywhere. The most important day for us the Vijaya Dashami / Madhwa Jayanthi is just 2 days away. This day also marks the completion of Ksheera Vratha and from 01st October, the last of the four vrathas the Dwidala Vratha starts. This Vratha needs to be observed from Ashwayuja (Ashvija) Shukla Ekasashi to Karthika Shudda Dashami.

Ksheera Vratha Samarpana Mantra:

upaayanamidaM dEva vrutasaMpUrti hEtave |

kShIraMtu dvijavaryaaya sahiraNyaM dadaamyahaM ||

Sankalpa Mantra – Dwidala Vratha:

        kaartikE dvidaLaM dhaanyaM varjayiShyE sadaa harE|

imaM kariShyE niyamaM nirviGnaM kuru kEshava ||

During this period, one should avoid DvidaLaas and bahu-bIja vegetables.

DvidaLa refers to any seed or vegetable which when broken or fried splits into two halves. Examples of such items are All Dalls, green peas.

Bahu-bIja refers to any fruit or vegetable that contains multiple seeds and is covered by an external skin. Examples of such items are apples, grapes, pomegranate, cucumber and so on.

Vegetables & others permitted –

a) Banana and banana products like balekai, Baledindu, Bale Flower, etc.

b) White Dantu soppu, Agase Soppu, Karimevu, Doddipatre soppu, etc.

c) Genasu, Suvarna Gadde, Saamegadde, Coconut, ginger

d) Potato, Milk, Curds, Butter.

|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||


Chaturmasya: Ksheera Vratha – 02Sep to 30Sep17

Hare Srinivasa, 

We are in the auspicious Chaturmasa parva kala and about to complete the Dhadhivratha. The Third month in the Chaturmasa is known as the Ksheera Vratha. This Vratha needs to be observed from Bhadrapada Shukla Ekadashi to Ashwayuja (Ashvija) Shukla Dashami.

Sankalpa Mantra:

kShIravratamidaM dEva gRuhItam puratastava |

  nirviGnaM siddhimaayaatuprasaadaat ramaapatE ||

During this period, milk should not be used in any form or manner while preparing naivedya. This restriction includes milk derivatives like kene (cream of milk), cheese or other dairy products, but excludes curds or yoghurt.


|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||



PROSHTAPADI BHAGAVATA Pravachana by Sri Sri Vidyasindhu Madhavatheertha Swamiji

Hare Srinivasa,

The auspicious Bhadrapada Masa is starting on 22-August and it is time for PROSHTAPADI BHAGAVATA Pravachana. As we know Bhagavatha Purana is the most revered and is the First among the 18 Puranas by Lord Sri Vedavyasaru. It is said that Bhagavatha Shravana is highly meritorious and we are advised to do that all through the year. And the next 15 days – starting Bhadrapada Shukla Pratima to Pournima called as Proshtapadi, is prescribed in our doctrines to recite or listen to Bhagavata Purana.

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This year we are blessed to have Sri Sri Vidyasindhu Madhava Theertharu, Jr. Pontiff of Tambihalli Sri Madhava Theertha Matha, will deliver Proshtapadi Bhagavatha Pravachana @ Nanganallur Parimala Mantapa, SRS Mutt from 22-Aug till 04-Sep between 06:30 PM and 07:30 PM.

Also on 30th August on the day of Sri Jagannatha Dasara Aradhane, Samasthana Pooja by both the Swamijis of Sri Madhava Theertha Matha at Nangnallur Yathi Thraya Sannidhana. For those of you who are away and couldn’t make it, here comes the Audio Links to earlier Proshtapadi Bhagavata Pravachanas(recordings) by Poojya Swamijis and Madhwa Scholars. Please make use of it and listen to the sacred purana during this holy period. 


|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Chaturmasya : Dadhi Vratha – 03Aug to 01Sep17

Hare Srinivasa,

We are in the auspicious Chaturmasa parva kala and about to complete the first month, Shakavratha. The Second month in the Chaturmasa is known as the Dadhi Vratha. This Vratha needs to be observed from Shravana Shudda Ekadashi to Bhadrapada Shudda Dashami

Sankalpa Mantra:

upaayanamidaM dEva vRutasaMpUrti hEtave |

dvijavaryaaya daasyEhaM sahiraNyam GanaM dadhi ||

During this Dadhivratha period, curds should not be used in any form or manner while preparing naivedya. However, buttermilk, a derivative of curds, is allowed.

|| Sri Krishnaarpanamastu ||

Sri Sri Suvidyendra Theerthara Chaturmasya Sankalpa

Hare Srinivasa,

suvidyendra theertharu

Sri Sri Suvidyendra Theertha Swamiji has made Chaturmasya Vratha sankalpa today at Bangalore. Please listen to Swamiji’s Anugraha Sandesha after sankalpa and he gives a introduction of Srimad Bhagavatha and highlights what each skanda talks about. Swamiji will be delivering pravachanas in several areas of Bangalore during the next 40 days. Please contact 97414 54816 for more details. 

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Sri Sri Vidya Vijaya Theertharu Chaturmasya in COIMBATORE

Hare Srinivasa,

SVM Sri Vidya Vijaya Theertharu

Since the start of Chaturmasa, devotees from Coimbatore were asking if there is any possibility of any swamiji visiting Coimbatore for Mudradharane. Now comes the great news for CBE folks. Sri Sri Vidya Vijaya Theertharu of Sri Vyasaraja Mutt will be observing this year Chaturmasya Vratha from today till 06-Sep-17 @ Sri Vyasaraja Mutt, RG Street, Coimbatore. Also note Swamiji will be doing Mudradharane to devotees tomorrow in the mutt. Devotees are requested to make use of this opportunity. Please contact the mutt for more details. 




Mutt Address:

Sri Vyasaraja Mutt

# 871 Range Gowder Street, Near Townhall,

Coimbatore – 641 001   |  Ph:   0422 – 2304659


|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Tambihalli Madhava Theertha Mutt Swamijis in Chennai for Chaturmasya

Hare Srinivasa,

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As you all are aware by now that Sri Kaniyoor Swamiji will be observing this year Chaturmasya Vratha in Chennai at Anna Nagar Sri Palimar Mutt. But there is one more pleasant surprise for us as Sri Vidya Sagara Madhava Theertharu (Sr. Swamiji) and Sri Vidyasindhu Madhava Theertharu (Jr. Swamiji) of Tambihalli Madhava Theertha Mutt (also known as Majjigehali Matha) are in Chennai now and they have already made the Sankalpa for the Chaturmasya Vratha anushtaana in Chennai.

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Both the Swamijis graced K K Nagar Madhwa Sangha’s Sri Jayatheerthara Aradhana Celebrations @ Dharmaprakash yesterday. And many of us in Chennai got the first chance to listen to Sri Vidyasindhu Madhava Theertha Swamigalu. He delighted and thrilled us all by his Pravachana on Sri Jayatheertharu. We in Chennai are blessed to have this Swamiji and his Gurugalu camping here during the auspicious Chaturamasa kala at SRS Mutt, Ayanavaram.

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Here are the contact details for Ayanavaram SRS Mutt.

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Shri Raghavendra Swamy Mutt,

No 7,Pananthope Railway Colony,


CHENNAI – 600 023    |    Ph: 044 – 2674 4257


Please CLICK HERE to know more about Sri Madhava Theertha Mutt. Also you can track updates from Matha here.

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||