Palimar Math performs ‘Bhatta Muhurta’, last of the preliminaries for Paryaya
Udupi: The Palimar Math performed the ‘Bhatta Muhurta’, the last of the preliminaries for the Paryaya Festival, here on Thursday, December 7. Vidyadeeshaa Theertha Swamiji of Palimar Math will ascend the ‘Paryaya Peeta’, also called the ‘Sarvajna Peeta’, at the Sri Krishna Math here on January 18, 2018.
After offering prayers to the presiding deity, Lord Yoga Narismha at the Palimar Math, four persons with baskets or murra of paddy walked in a procession, followed by the golden palanquin. The procession then went around Car Street.
Rituals were held at the ‘Badagu Malige’, and the ‘Navagraha Danas’ was given to the representatives of 15 other Maths. A decorated dome or ‘shikara’ was placed on the firewood chariot near Madhwa Sarovara pond.
Later, the ‘Chappara Muhurta’ was performed in front of the Gita Mandira. After prayers, a arecanut pole was erected.
Four major preliminaries such as “Bale Muhurta”, “Kattige Muhurta”, “Akki Muhurta” and “Bhatta Muhurta” ensure that there is plentiful supply of foodgrains for devotees of Sri Krishna Math.