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This section is aimed at giving our readers information about the pooja mahotsavas held and scheduled to be conducted in different Jains temples across the world. Please send us pooja mahotsava related information to info@jainheritagecentres.com or to Nitin H.P. ,
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SRI SIDDHACHAKRA VIDHANA AT PUTTENAHALLI, BANGALORE
Bangalore (Karnataka), January 15: The Siddachakra Mahanandala Vidhana has been organised at Sri Shethalanatha Swamy Digambar Jain Temple, Puttenahalli, J.P.Nagar, Bangalore from the 22nd to 26th of February 2010. The proceedings of the vidhan will be held under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Devendrakeerthi Swamiji of the Humcha Jain Mutt. - Jain Heritage Centres News Service
SRI SIDDHACHAKRA VIDHANA AT DEH
Deh (Nagaur, Rajasthan), January 15: As a oart of the Phalguna Ashtahnika Parva Celebrations the Siddachakra Mahamandala Vidhana has been organised at Deh from 21st to 28th February 2010. - Jain Heritage Centres News Service
ANNUAL POOJA MAHOTSAVA AT PANE MANGALORE
Pane Mangalore (Bantwala Taluk, Mangalore District, Karnataka), January 15: The annual pooja mahotsava of Sri Ananthanatha Tirthanakara and Goddess Padmavathidevi has been organised on the 31st of January 2010. Special pooja and Namokara Mantra chanting have been organised on the occasion. - Jain Heritage Centres News Service
ANNUAL POOJA MAHOTSAVA AT AKKIRAMPURA

Akkirampura (Tumkur District, Karnataka), January 15: The annual pooja mahotsava of Sri Ananthanatha Tirthanakara and Sri Brahma Yaksha has been organised on the 21st of February 2010. The proceedings of the pooja will be held under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji. - Jain Heritage Centres News Service

ANNUAL PANCHAKALYANA & RATHAYATRA AT BELLUR
Bellur (Mandya District, Karnataka), January 15: The 94th annual Panchakalyana Mahotsava of the Vimalanath Digambar Temple at Bellur will be held from 18-22 January 2010. The proceedings of the panchakalyana will be held under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Bhanukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of the Kambadahalli Jain Mutt and Swasti Sri Vrushabasena Bhattarakha Swamiji of the Moksha Mandir Jain Mutt Lakkavalli. The rathayatra will be held on the evening of 22nd January 2010. - Jain Heritage Centres News Service
ANNUAL RATHAYATRA AT BANGADI

Bangadi (Dakshina Kannada), December 27: The annual rathayatra mahotsava of Sri Shanthinatha Digambar Jain temple was held from 21st to 27th of December 2009. Apart from this there is a round stone structure at Bangadi which is popularly called as "Ahramana Gunda Sri Brahma Yaksha". On one of the days of the ratha yatra special rituals are performed to this idol and the people around this place consider it as very auspicious to have a darshan of Sri Brahma Yaksha on one of these days. As a part of the rituals every year a special pooja called as the Mudi Akki pooja and special abhisheka pooja will be performed at Shanthinatha Jaina Basadi from the Heggade family of Dharmasthala. Special cultural programmes were also organised on the occasion. - Jain Heritage Centres News Services

ANNUAL POOJA MAHOTSAVA AT KAMBADAHALLI

Kambadahalli (Nelamangala Taluk, Mandya District): The annual pooja mahotsava of the Sri Brahma Yaksha Stambha and Lord Adinatha Digambar Jain temple will be held from the 14th to 17th of January 2009. The proceedings will be held in the presence His Holiness Muni Sri 108 Gyanasagarji Maharaj and under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Bhanukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of the Kambadahalli Jain Mutt. The schedule of the four day programme is as below:

  • 14th January, 2009 - Flag hoisting, agrodhaka procession, special pooja to Lord Adinatha and Lord Sheetalanatha and Sheethalanatha Vidhana aradhana.
  • 15th January, 2009 - Bhaktamara Aradhana.
  • 16th January, 2009 - Karmadhana Aradhana.
  • 17th January 2009 - Shodashopachara pooja to Brahmayaksha idol on the Manasthambha. Religious function and discourses.
Click here to know more about Kambadahalli. - Jain Heritage Centres News Service
ANNUAL RATHAYATRA AT KAMATHANA
Kamathana (Bidar District), 8 January 2009: The Annual Rathayatra of the Lord Sri Parshwanatha Jain temple at Kamthana will be held from 20th-22nd of January 2009. On the occasion special poojas, abhishekas, religous discourses and many other cultural programmes will be conducted. The Ancient Jain temple at Kamthana has about 4 feet 6 inches high idol of Lord Parshwanatha as the main deity. For many years this idol had remained in the basement floor of the temple. Under the inspirational guidance of His Holiness Sri 108 Shruthasagarji Maharaj the temple was renovated. The construction of pravachana mandir, dharmashala and Manasthambha are under way. - Jain Heritage Centres News Service

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17TH ANNUAL POOJA MAHOTSAVA AT AGALI
Agali (Madakashira, Andhra Pradesh), 1 Jan, 2010: The 17th annual pooja mahotsava of the Adinatha & Brahma Yaksha temple will be held on the 17th of January 2009 under the holy guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Lakshmisena Bhattarakha Swamiji of the N.R.Pura Jain Mutt. Retired bank officer Sri Gunapal Jain will deliver the religious discourse on the occasion. Special pooja to Lord Adinatha and Shodashopachara Pooja will be conducted to Brahma Yaksha idol on the occasion. - Jain Heritage Centres News Service
3RD ANNUAL POOJA MAHOTSAVA AT B.MATAKERE
B.Matakere (H.D.Kote Taluk, Mysore District, Karnataka), 1 Jan, 2010: The 3rd anual pooja mahotsava of Sri 1008 Lord Parshwanath Jain temple will be held on the 14th of January 2009 under the holy guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Bhuvanakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of the Kanakagiri Jain Mutt. Renowned Jain scholar Sri Hampa Nagarajaiah will deliver the religious discourse on the occasion. B.Matakere, situated in the H.D.Kote taluk of Mysore district is at a distance of 16 Kms from Saragur and 66 Kms from Mysore. - Jain Heritage Centres News Service
12TH ANNUAL MASTHAKABHISHEKA OF LORD BAHUBALI AT YALEKYATANAHALLI
Yalekyatanahalli (Bangalore District, Karnataka), 1 Jan, 2010: The 12th annual Masthakabhisheka pooja mahotsava of the six feet high Lord Bahubali and the 30th annual pooja mahotsava of Brahma Yaksha idol at Yalekyatanahalli will be conducted on 17th January 2010. The Kalapratishta of the Chaturvimshati Tirthankara Jina Bimba idol will also be held on the occasion. Also the 30th annual pooja of Brahma Yaksha idol in the Parshwanatha temple temple will also conducted on the same day.The schedule of the proceedings are as below:
  • 7.00 am Suprabatha
  • 7.30 am Indra Pratishta - Agrodhaka procession
  • 9.00 am flag hoisting and Sammedhashikarji Aradhana
  • 108 Kalashabhishekha to Lord Bahubali and Panchamrutha Abhisheka

Click here to know more about Yalekyatanahalli. - Jain Heritage Centres News Service

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