Hombuja, 27th March 2019: The maharathotsava of Lord Parshwanath and Goddess Padmavati was held at Sri Kshetra Humcha with religious fervour. Thousands of devotees from all over the state had flown to Hombuja to witness the event. It was held under the guidnace of His Holiness Swasti Sri Dr. Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Hombuja Jain Math. His Holiness Swasti Sri Bhanukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Kambadahalli Jain Math, & His Holiness Swasti Sri Dhavalakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Arihantagiri (Tirumalai) Jain Math were also present on the occasion. Acharya 108 Sri Vardhamansagarji Maharaj and Sangh graced the occasion.
The day began with Jala and Panchamrutha pooja to Lord Parshwanath & Goddess Padmavati Devi. This was followed by Mahanaivedya Pooja along with Nityavidhi, Ratharohana and Maharathotsava. All throughout the proceedings devotees participated with devotion and religious fervour. People piled up in long ques to have a darshan of Goddess Padmavati Devi at Padmavati Temple. Their religious fervour reached its peak when the magnanamous attractive Maharatha was pulled by His Holiness Swamiji and thousands of devotees. Slogans such as “Bolo Parashwanth Bhagawan Ki Jai…”, “Padmavati Matha Ki Jai…”, “Mahamate Ki Jai…” were heard all through out the day.
– Sri Kshetra Hombuja