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