Krishna Math All Set to Dedicate Suvarna Gopura on June 6 – Palimar Swamiji
Udupi: “The dedication of the Suvarna Gopura and Brahmakumbhabhisheka ceremony to Lord Krishna will be held from May 31 to June 10”, said Sro Vodjuadheesha Theertha Swamiji of Paryaya Palimar Math.
Addressing a press meet at Krishna Math on Tuesday, the Swamiji said that the religious and spiritual ceremonies will begin from May 31. The ceremony to dedicate the Suvarna Gopura to Lord Krishna will be held on June 6 and the Brahmakalshotsava ceremony will held on June 9.
The ceremony will be inaugurated by the Uttaradi Mutt’s Sri Satyathma Theertha Swami, and Pejawar Math’s Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji will preside over the ceremony on May 31.
The Madhyamam Gopuram programme is organised for the journalists. The Dasa Sahitya programme will be held and Admaru junior pontiff Sri Ishapriya Theertha Swami will preside over the programme. The religious ceremony will also be presided by Mulubhagilu Math’s Sri Keshavnidhi Theertha Swami.
Several programmes like a learning camp on Sanskrit dialogues will be organised on June 1. A Shobha Yatre from Jodukatte to Krishna Mutt will also be held.
On June 2, Vishnusahasranamapura Laksharchane and Lakshmishobhane will be organised. On June 9, Jnana-Vijnana programme is scheduled and Isro scientist Diwaker will be addressing the gathering.
‘Gau Sammellan’ will also be organised on the occasion and Pejawar Swamiji will inaugurate the Sammellan. ‘Krishna Rathotsava’ will be organised in the evening.
On June 3, programmes like ‘Lakshabilvarchane’ and ‘Rudrabhisheka’ are scheduled. On June 4, ‘Sri Krishan Kavya Sammellan will be organised. ‘Hasiru Horekanike’ is scheduled for the evening. The Jagnathpuri Sri Ganapati Maharaj Digyasingh Deb will be the chief guest of the evening. On June 5, ‘Gosti’ will be held and Tulasi saplings will be distributed. Gujrat Gayakwad Maharaj Kumar Sangram Singh is said to be the chief guest.
The dedication of Suvarna Gopura will be held on June 6. In the beginning, the installation of ‘Shikara Pratiste’ will be held. The Ashta Math Swamijis’ will perform ‘Sahasrajata Kalashabhisheka’ on that day. Scion of the erstwhile royal family Yaduveera Krishandutta Wodeyar will also be participating.
Tanjavur Rajashree Babaji Rajasaheb Bhosle will be the guest on June 7 and Mayeepadi’s Danamartandaverma Raja will be the chief guest on June 8.
The Brahmakumbhabhisheka will be held on June 9. On that day, the Mahasnapana ritual will be held. Padmanabhadasa Tiruvankur Maharaja from Tiruvanthapuram will be chief guest. On the same day, Suvarnamohotsava and Avabhrata will be held to honor Lord Krishna
The Palimar Swamiji also added that for the first time in the history of the Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district, the Sahasra Kumbhabhisheka will be held for the Gopuram. The ritual is performed by the pontiffs of Ashta Math. The ‘Shikara Kalsha’ of the Gopuram was installed by pontiff Vadiraja and currently the ‘Kalashas’.