Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), March 29, 2016: As a part of the annual Rathayatra Mahotsava 2016 celebrations ‘Simha Vahanotsava’ was held at Sri Kshetra Hombuja under the guidance and presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Swasti Sri Dr. Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Hombuja Jain Math.

The day proceedings started with Abhisheka to Lord Parshwanath & Goddess Padmavati Devi Indira Pratishte followed by Kalikundala Yantra Aradhane. The main attraction of the day – Simha Vahoanotsava was conducted from 8.00 pm onwards. During Simha Vahanotsava the idols of Lord Parshwanath & Goddess Padmavati Devi are taken in a prcession on an attractively decorated chariot with the structure of Simha (Lion) on it. The idols are kept on Simha’s back during the procession.

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– Sri Kshetra Hombuja