2016’s Annual Pooja Mahotsava at Gerusoppe on 21st & 22nd February

Gerusoppe (Honnavara Taluk, Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka), February 15, 2016: The annual pooja mahotsava at the ancient Jain Heritage Centre Gerusoppe will be held on February 21 & 22, 2016. The president of Rani Chennabhyaradevi Digambar Jain Trust, Kshemapura (R) Sri Lokaraj Muppane has announced this in a press release.

The detailed programme schedule is as given below.

Date: February 21 & 22, 2016
Venue: 1008 Sri Parshwanath Swamy & Sri Jwalamalini Basadi, Gerusoppe

February 21, 2016 – Magha Shuddha Chaturdashi

·         7:15 am – Nandi Mangala; Indra Pratishte; Dhwaja Rohana; Mahasankalpa.

·         9:15 am – Punya Ahvana; Maha Punyavachana; Dhama Samprokshane; Navagraha Shanthi; Navakalasha Abhisheka; Sri Jwalamalini Devi Aradhana, Riddhi Siddhi Aradhana and Kumnkumararchana to Goddess Sri Jwalamalini Devi; Mahamangalarathi.

February 22, 2016 – Magha Shuddha Poornima

·         7:35 am – Nitya Vidhi

·         8:15 am – Magha Mangala Snana, Pattana Pooja with Agrodhaka procession

·         9:05 am – 108 Kalaksha Abhisheka to Lord Parshwanath & chanting of Maha Shanthi Mantra.

·         To Sri Brahma Yaksha – 24 Kalasha’s Abhisheka.

·         To Goddess Jwalamalini – 24 Kalasha’s Abhisheka, Shodashopachara Pooja, Pallakki Utsava with Pattana Pooja, Ashtavahana Pooja, Offering of fruits, Udi Seva, Maha Mangalarthi.

Religous Gathering – 3.00 pm onwards

·         Holy Presence – His Holiness Swasti Sri Bhanukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji (Jain Mutt, Kambadahalli)
(Pada Pooja to His Holiness Swamiji)

·         President – Sri Mankali S Vaidya, MLA, Bhatkal – Honnavara

·         Special Invitee – Sri B Prasannaiah, Retired Director, Statistics Department, Government of Karnataka

·         Chief Guests –

o   Kumari Pushpa G Naiak, Jilla Panchayat Member

o   Sri Shambhu Bylara, President, Taluk Panchayat, Honnavar

o   Smt Harshini Chandrashekara Gowda, Manki, Vice President, Taluk Panchayat, Honnavar

o   Smt Jayanthi Ramachandra Naiak, Taluk Panchayat Member, Nagarabasadikeri

·         Participating Dignitaries –

o   Smt Anupama Subramanya Shastri, President, Gram Panchayat, Nagarabasadikeri

o   Sri Udayababu Naiak, Vice President, Gram Panchayat, Nagarabasadikeri

o   Sri Nasir Maidinsaab, Member, Gram Panchayat, Nagarabasadikeri

·         Cultural Programmes

– Jain Heritage Centres News Service 

Post Author: JHC