Posts Tagged ‘Srimushnam’

New Book: Bheeshma Sthava Raja Sthotram by Srimushnam Sri V Srinivasa Rao

Hare Srinivasa,

I am pleased to let you all know about a new book “Sri Bheeshma Stavaraja Stotram” in Samaskruta and Tamil meaning by Srimushnam Sri V Srinivasa Rao brother  of “Shri Sudha” Tamil Magazine editor Srimushnam Sri V Nagarajachar.

It is said that Sri Bhishmaru has composed this stotra in the Kurukshetra battlefield at the very moment when Lord Sri Krishna came rushing at him with His Sudarshana Chakra. Please find the details of the book below. Devotees are requested to make use of this opportunity. This stotra is powerful and meritorious.

No. of Pages:   105

Price:   Rs. 25

Postage Charges: Rs.5 by book-post |  Rs. 30 by Post

Courier Charges:  Rs. 50 (up to 3 books)

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Bank Account Details:

IFSC code: CIUB0000115 

SB account no : 115001000152369 

City Union Bank – Srirangam Branch

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Copies can be had from:-

Sri V Srinivasa Rao.

12/10, Varuthi Nagar,

SRIRANGAM.

TRICHY – 620 006

Ph: 9952468676

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Srimushnam and Kumbakonam Yathra

Hare Srinivasa,

Here is an announcement from Madhwa Dakshina Yathra regarding their trip to Srimushnam for performing kshetravidhi and Kumbakonam in Aug 2017.

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A two days programme from 19.8.2017 to 20.8.2017 has been arranged to visit Srimushnam to perform kshethravidhi and to visit Kumbakonam to have darshan of 9 famous temples and  moola brindhavanas viz. Sri Vijayeendra Theertharu, Sri Sathya Abhinava Theertharu (um) natchiarkoil, Sri Jagannatha Theertharu (bhashya deepikacharyaru(vm), Sri Vidhyanatha Theertharu (vm), Sri Vidhyapathi Theertharu (vm) and Sri Ramachandra Theertharu. 

Interested sajjanas are requested to contact the following persons immediately since Train reservations are to be made from Bangalore/Chennai. 

R.Gopalakrishna 7708157378 or K.Ramachandrarao 9742055977.

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

New Book: YUGADI to YUGADI. Our Kula Dharma in Tamil by Srimushnam Sri V Nagarajachar

Hare Srinivasa!


As you all know Srimushnam Sri V Nagarajachar has been doing yeoman service to our Madhwa community by several means and the monthly Tamil magazine “Sri Sudha” for which he is the managing editor, is very popular among the Madhwa folks in TN. He has now compiled a new book in Tamil by name

YUGADI to YUGADI,

Our Kula Dharmam,

All the Pujas during the year.


This is a MUST HAVE book in all our homes and is a handbook/reference book of all the festivals, pujas, vrathas, procedures that one needs to follow in the year. Here is a gist of the contents from the book…..

1. Book contains 432 pages.

2. All important functions, Snana Vidhi, Thulasi pooja, Gopichandana dharana,

Gayathri Manthra Japa etc., from Chaithra sukla paksha Prathama to Palguna krishnapaksha Amavasya.

3. Apart from the above important yathigalus Punya Dhina, Anushtana Vrathas, Upavaasathigalu etc.,

4. For e.g. if you open CHAITHRA Masa, you will see the following…..

(a)Yugadi Habba, (b)Panchanga sravana, (c)Gowri Thrithiya (d) Masthya Jayanthi (e)Sri Panchami

(f)Sri Rama navami (g)Dhamana Utsava (h)Chithra Pournami (i) Vaisaka Snana (j) Daily Snana Sankalpa etc..

Likewise for all other eleven months till next Yugadi. Apart from this you will find notes and important messages on

(1) Somavara Amavasya Aswatha Pooja

(2) Chandramana/Sowramana

(3) Navaratri Kolu

(4) Adhikamasa

(5) Grahana Anushtaaana

(6) Forms for recording Family details and names for Tharpana etc.,


The book has got Sanskrit/Tamil Shlokas of important pujas. The author concludes with “this book is very important not only for you but for your family. Hence, please purchase and give it as gift during “VIVAHA time”. As he has rightly mentioned, this book is like a “Devara Deepa” for our house and will be certainly of help to all of us in our nithya anushtaana.

Price:  Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only)

 (Courier charges: Rs. 40 for TN | Rs. 80 for other States)

Copies can be had from:

V Nagarajachar

10, S.R. Extn. 3rd Street,

Malligaipoo Agraharam,

SRIRANGAM 620 006

Ph: 9486165309

Lakshmi Ragothaman

35/2 Arimuthu Achari Street,

TRIPLICANE,

CHENNAI 600 005.

Ph: 9940479673

eMail: vedavidyaprint@gmail.com

Few copies of the book are also available in Yathi Thraya Sannidhana, SRS Mutt, Nanganallur, Chennai -61 Ph: 22671575.

|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||


Veda Vidya Gurukulam – 33rd Year

Hare Srinivasa,

Sri Veda Vidya Gurukulam, Srirangam under the leadership and guidance of Srimushnam Sri V Nagarajachar has been doing a great service to our Madhwa society by conducting the Summer classes for boys every year for 33 long years. Suktas, Vayustuthi and pooja procedures are part of the syllabus. There have been many cases of generations being benefitted by this noble initiative, as we are seeing many students whose fathers have studied earlier here. This year too, the classes were held from 25-Apr-12 to 12-May-12 and around 180+ students participated.


The highlight of this year is the Venue – the Gurukulam is back to Sri Raghavendra Swamy Mutt, Srirangam where the classes were initially conducted for many years. Boys have come from Andhra, Karnataka and even from Maharashtra apart from TN this year. Even wards of several famous pundits were also present this year and this only goes to show the greatness and significance of this gurukula and the kshetra mahima.


The valedictory function was held on 12-May @ Srirangam SRS Mutt and here are the links to view some photos taken during this occasion.

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||  Sri Krishnaarpanamastu  ||

Sri Madhwa Vijaya – A Gist in English

Hare Srinivasa!

This is my first post in this year and I am very pleased to share with you all, details regarding a great book “Madhwa Vijaya – A gist in English” by Sixteen Eminent Scholars.  This is not a mere another spiritual book and instead a MUST HAVE in all our Madhwa homes. Sri V Nagarajachar of Srirangam has edited the book and we are all grateful to him for that. I consider myself blessed and this is going to be my most cherished New Year purchase for years to come.

Sri Sumadhwa Vijaya - Gist in English by 16 Eminent Scholars

Sri Sumadhwa Vijaya - Gist in English by 16 Eminent Scholars

As the editor has rightly called it as a “Devara Deepa“, this deepa needs to be available in all our homes,and more importantly one needs to light up this deepa every day for few minutes at least. As this book talks about the Vijaya(success stories) of our great Adi Guru Shriman Madhwacharyaru.

Many authors have contributed few Sargas in this collection including revered Kumbakonam Sri M Rama Rao, Sri C M Padmanabhachar and Sri V Subbachar. One of the most respected and a person of authority on Dvaita Philosophy, Sri B N K Sharma has written the wonderful introduction, which is a detailed one running into several pages. After all, as we read in SMV, that devatas including Adi Sesha came and attended our Acharyaru’s paata and this sacred Madhwa Vijaya is daily recited by all the Devatas even now. Such is the mahima of this maha kavya. Indeed I have already written a separate post on this in my blog last year and you can find it here. The introduction is simply superb and by the time you are done with reading it, Sri Sharma puts you on the top gear and you will not rest untill you complete reading all the Sargas. It would have been great and helpful if the entire moola Madhwa Vijaya slokas in Sanskrit is also included in the book for parayana purpose.

Please find the details below. Those of you who are interested in getting a copy may get in touch with the contacts provided. And I have a humble suggestion for your consideration: This book is an ideal thing to consider for gifting our relatives and family members and by doing that, you will get more punya for sure. Also the Madhwa Navami is fast approaching on 12-Feb-11 and let us all try to get this sacred deepa at our home by that time and start lighting it every day from that sacred day.

Book Edited and Published by

Srimushnam Sri V Nagarajachar

10,  S.R. Extn.,  3rd Street,

Malligaipoo Agraharam, SRIRANGAM.

Year :    2007

Pages :    278

Price :     Rs. 100 (pls include Rs. 20 for postage)

Copies can be had from :

Sri N Sethumadhavan, Srirangam, TRICHY.   Ph.  0431 – 2432181

Sri N Raghothaman, Triplicane, CHENNAI.  Ph.    044 – 28441246

Sri V Rajendra Rao, Pammal, CHENNAI.  Ph.       044 – 22483589

Namaste Pranesha!!

|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu  ||

Veda Vidya Gurukulam, SRIRANGAM

In our Madhwa community, we see and come across many personalities who make great and noteworthy contribution to the soceity day in and day out. Due to their selfless service, they make a lot of difference to the people around them and we should be always grateful. One among the notable persons is Sri Srimushnam V Nagarajachar of Veda Vidya Gurukulam, Srirangam. He is the founder of this gurukulam and has been running the summer camp for madhwa boys in Srirangam for around 30+ years during the month of May every year. All these started in year 1979. What a great achievement! Though I personally didn’t get a chance to attend the same, but have heard and seen many people who have sincerely attended the classes all the years have significantly benefitted and reached great position today. Sri Ramakrishnachar of Triplicane, Chennai used to visit the Gurukula as a faculty member.

Srimushnam Nagarajachar Comments:

I am pleased to share the link for few Gurukulam video clips taken during this year(2010) gurukulam by one Sri Muralidharan. Our sincere thanks to Muralidharan for uploading these videos
Children’s Activities:


in YouTube enabling all of us to have a look. In case anyone needs more details, the contact nos are already available in phone book page in this blog.  Please click the link below to view more clips. These videos give you good insight into Gurukula activities from staff intro, achar activities, discourse and children acts.

Gurukulam Video Clips