Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), March 21, 2015: ‘Ugadi’ was celebrated at Sri Kshetra Hombuja under the guidance and presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Hombuja Jain Math. On this occasion Goddess Padmavati was decorated and the idol of Goddess Padmavati was taken out in a planquin (pallakki) across the village through a procession. This was followed by a discourse from His Holiness Swamiji.

– Sri Kshetra Hombuja