Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), November 17, 2015: The 4th Pattabhisheka Vardanthi Mahotsava of His Holiness Jagadguru Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Pattacharyavarya Maha Swamiji was held at atishaya Sri Kshetra Hombuja on Tuesday November 17, 2015.
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. Dharmasthala Surendra Kumar, executive president Bharatiya Jain Milan; optician Dr. Narpat Solani from Bangalore & Sri Mruthyunjaya from Bangalore 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 2016 was also released on the occasion.
– Sri Kshetra Hombuja