Mangaluru: Brahma Kalashotsava was celebrated from February 22 to 25, under the direction of Kudupu Vedamoorthi Narasimha Tanthri at Shri Nagabrahma Temple, Kolambe.
On the occasion of Brahma Kalashothsva various Religious rituals, and Cultural programmes were held. On February 22, Brahmakalashotsava was held, thousands devotees from various villages in the procession offered “Horekanike” followed by Nagalaya Parigraha, Prayer, Torana Muhurtha,
Punyaaha, Naandi, Gana homa, Prayaschitta, Vasthu Rakshoghna Homa, Vastu bali, Durga Homa etc was held during all the four days.
In the evenings, Bhajans and Cultural programmes were also held, Heads of different religions were invited on the occasion. On February 25, Religious rituals began at 5:00 AM, Vedamoorthy Kudupu Sri Narasimha Tantri performed the Puja for Brahma Kalasha. Later the Priest of the Temple carried out the Brahma Kalasha rituals inside the temple.
Thunder Guys, performed various dance and mesmerised the audience. A religious programme was held at 8:00 PM. Shri Rajashekharananda Swamiji of Vajradehi Math, Gurpur blessed the devotees. Ajith Kumar Rai Maladi presided over the programme.
District Minister In-charge Ramanath Rai, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, MLA Moideen Former minister Krishna J Palemar, Dr Mohan Alva, Vijayanath Vittal Shetty, Nithyanand Shetty, Balakrishna Shetty Kateel, Narayan Poojary Sunkadakatte were also present.
The main priest of this temple Shri Jayarama asranna, Dr Prasad Hegde Nandabettu, President of Bramhakalashotsava samithi and honorary presidents C S Shetty Majalaguthu, Sridhar Alva Kandavarabalike, Yajamana Jaya Shetty Ethamogaruguthu, Chief secretary Muralidhar Shetty Nandabettu and Treasurer Sukhesh Manai Talakala were also present.