Hombuja (Shimoga District), Karnataka, November 10, 2013: The 2nd Vardanthi Mahotsava (2nd anniversary) of His Holiness Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Hombuja (Humcha) Jain Mutt will be celebrated on November 17, 2013 at Humcha. The detailed programme schedule is as given below.
Religious Rituals – Saturday November 17, 2013
- 8:00 am – 108 Kalasha Abhisheka to Bhagawan Sri 1008 Parshwanatha Tirthankara, Kalikundala Yantra Aradhana.
- 10:00 am – Kumkuma Archana & Shodashopachara Pooja to Goddess Sri Padmavathi at Padmavathi Temple.
- 10:30 am – Sri Pattabhisheka Annual Mahotsava, Pooja to Golden Padhuka, Padapooja to His Holliness Swamiji, Prashasti Vachana, Honouring Swamiji, Dharampadesha & Ashirvachana.
- 3:00 pm – Honouring of Guddada Basadi Panchakalyana Volunteers.
Guruvandana Programme – Saturday November 17, 2013 at 11:30 am
Holy Presence: His Holiness Jagadguru Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji (Sri Hombuja Jain Mutt)
- Lighting the Lamp: Sri Kagodu Thimmappa (Speaker, Karnataka Assembly)
- Release of Souvenir: Sri Kimmane Ratnakar (Minister for Primary and Secondary Education, Government of Karnataka)
- President: Sri D.Surendra Kumar (Executive President, Bharatiya Jain Milan)
- Chief Guests:
- Sri K Abhayachandra Jain (Minister for Youth Affairs, Government of Karnataka)
- Sri R.V.Vasantha Kumar, (Retired Judge, Karnataka High Court)
– Sri Kshetra Hombuja