2014 – News

Hombuja (Hosanagara Taluk, Shimoga District, Karnataka), November 19, 2014: The Deepotsava to Goddess Padmavatidevi at Sri Kshetra Hombuja was performed on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 under the guidnace of His Holiness Swasti Sri Deveendrakeerthi Bhattarkaha Swamji of Hombuja Jain Math. On one of the days of Kartika Masa every year special pooja is performed to Goddess Padmavati along with the Deepotsava. The idol of Goddess Padmavati was taken in a procession in a small chariot at Hombuja. Besides this the Parshwanath Swamy temple & Padmavatidevi temple is decorated with lights.

– Sri Kshetra Hombuja

Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), November 17, 2014: The 3rd Pattabhisheka Vardanthi Mahotsava of His Holiness Jagadguru Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Pattacharyavarya Maha Swamiji was held at atishaya Sri Kshetra Hombuja on Monday November 17, 2014.
Religious Rituals – The proceedings started with 108 Kalasha abhisheka to Lord Parshwanath Swamy at Sri Parshwanath Basadi from 8.00 am onwards. This was followed by Simhasanarohana of His Holiness Swamiji, special pooja to Golden Paduka, pada pooja to Swamiji, prashasti vachana, offerings to Swamiji by devotees, religious discourse and Ashirvachana. The abhisheka, shodashopachara pooja and Kumkumarcchane were performed  to Goddess Padmavatidevi.
Guruvandana Programme – The Guruvandan programme was held from 11.00 am onwards. His Holiness Swamiji inagurated the programme. Former member of Karnataka legislative assembly Sri Ilkal Vijayakumar from Hosadurga; Dr. Nagendra Prasad from Bangalore & Sri J Vijayapadman from Wayanad were the guests at the Guruvandana programme. All the guests were honoured and was followed by a religious discourse of His His Holiness Swamiji. The calendar of Sri Kshetra Hombuja for the year 2015 was also released on the occasion.

– Sri Kshetra Hombuja

Swamiji

Hombuja (Shimoga District), Karnataka, November 10, 2014: The 3rd Vardanthi Mahotsava (3rd pattabhisheka anniversary) of His Holiness Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Hombuja (Humcha) Jain Mutt will be celebrated on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Humcha. The detailed programme schedule is as given below.

Religious Rituals – Monday November 17, 2014

9:00 am – Abhisheka to Bhagawan Sri 1008 Parshwanatha Tirthankara at Parshwanath Basadi; Kumkuma Archana & Shodashopachara Pooja to Goddess Sri Padmavathi at Padmavathi Basadi.

Guruvandana Programme – Monday November 17, 2014 at 11 am

Holy Presence: His Holiness Jagadguru Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji (Sri Hombuja Jain Mutt)

The devotees are requested to attend the event in huge numbers.

– Sri Kshetra Hombuja

Hombuja (Hosanagara Taluk, Shimoga District, Karnataka), November 11, 2014: The Deepotsava to Lord Parshwanth Swamy at Sri Kshetra Hombuja was performed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 under the guidnace of His Holiness Swasti Sri Deveendrakeerthi Bhattarkaha Swamji of Hombuja Jain Math. On one of the days of Kartika Masa every year special pooja is performed to Lord Parshwanth along with the Deepotsava. It is remarkable to note that only on this day of the year Abhisheka to Lord Parshwanath is performed even during night along with the abhisheka every morning. Besides this the Parshwanath Swamy temple is decorated with lights. – Sri Kshetra Hombuja

Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), September 21, 2014: On the occasion of Navarathri & Vijayadashami special poojas and other related religious celebrations have been organised at Hombuja as per tradition under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Devendrakerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji. Special poojas will be organised on all the days of Navaratri.

The detailed programme schedule is as below:

  •  September 25, 2014: Ghata Sthapana (beginning of Navarathri) September 30, 2014: Saraswathi Pooja
  • October 1, 2014: Jeevadayashtami
  • October 2, 2014: Ayudha pooja & Mahanavami
  • October 3, 2014:Vijayadashami pooja & utsava, pallakki utsava of Goddess Padmavati, Simhasanarohana of His Holiness Swasti Sri Devendrakerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji,Pada pooja His Holiness Swamiji

Special poojas will also be performed at Varanga, Kundadri & Hattiyangadi on the occasion of Navarathri & Vijayadashami. – Sri Kshetra Hombuja

Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), July 26, 2014: On the occasion of the forthcoming ‘Shravana Masa’, special poojas will be performed to Goddess Padmavati Devi at Hombuja. The poojas will be conducted on 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd August 2014. All the poojas will be performed under the gudiance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji the pontiff of Sri Kshetra Hombuja. The Maha abhisheka will be conducted at 9.00 am and Mahamangala arathi will be conducted at 12.00 noon on all the fridays. His Holiness Swamiji has aspired that the devotees involve in the poojas actively. – Hombuja Jain Math

Hombuja (Hosanagara Taluk, Shimoga District, Karnataka), April 13, 2014: The 2613th birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir was celebrated at Sri Kshetra Hombuja under the guidance of His Holiness Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji the pontiff of Hombuja Jain Math. On the occasion the idol of Lord Mahavir was taken in a planquin through a procession across all the main roads of Hombuja. This was followed by special abhiskeha to the Lord.

The staff and priets of Hombuja Jain Math and members of the Hombuja Jain samaj actively participated in the celebrations. – Sri Kshetra Hombuja

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Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), March 15, 2014: The annual Rathayatra Mahotsava of Lord Parshwanatha and Goddess Padmavathi will be  held with other programmes at Humcha from 18th to 26th March 2014 under the guidance of His Holiness Paramapujya Jagadguru Swasti Sri Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji.

The detailed programme Schedule is as below:

  • 18th to 20th March 2014 – Special Aradhanas at different temples in Humcha.
  • 21st March 2014 – Indira Pratishte, Vimana Shuddhi, Yakshapratishte, Dhwajarohana, Mahanaivedya Pooja, Nandimangala, Vastu Shanthi, Mruttika Sangrahana, Nagavahoanotsava (from 8.00 pm onwards) and other rituals.
  • 22nd March 2014 – Abhisheka to Lord Parshwanatha and Goddess Padmavathi, Kalikundala Yantra aradhana, Simhavahanotsava (from 8.00 pm onwards) and other rituals.
  • 23rd March 2014 – Nityavidhi with Jala-agni homa, Shanthichakra Aradhana, Sribali, Pushparathotsava (from 8.00 pm onwards).
  • 24th March 2014 – Moolanakshatra – Mahanaivedya Pooja along with Nityavidhi, Ratharohana, Maharathotsava (from 1.10 pm onwards).
  • 25th March 2014 – 108 Kalasha Abhisheka to Lord Parshwanatha along with Nityavidhi.
  • 26th March 2014 – Kunkuma Utsava & Dhwajarohana (flag hoisting).

Visit this link to download a copy of the Sri Mukha Patrike in Kannada (in pdf format) – http://www.hombujapadmavati.org/downloads/Hombuja_Jain_Math-Padmavati_Jathre-Annual_Fair-2014-Srimukha-Patrike.pdf

– Sri Kshetra Hombuja