Humcha (Shimoga District), Karnataka, November 12, 2012: The 1st Vardanthi Mahotsava (1st anniversary) of His Holiness Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Humcha Jain Mutt will be celebrated on November 17, 2012 at Humcha. The detailed programme schedule is as given below.
Religious Rituals – Saturday November 17, 2012
8:00 am – 108 Kalasha Abhisheka to Bhagawan Sri 1008 Parshwanatha Tirthankara, Kalikundala Yantra Aradhana.
10:30 am – Kumkuma Archana & Shodashopachara Pooja to Goddess Sri Padmavathi at Padmavathi Temple.
11:00 am – Sri Pattabhisheka Annual Mahotsava, Pooja to Golden Padhuka, Padapooja to His Holliness Swamiji, Prashasti Vachana, Honouring Swamiji, Dharampadesha & Ashirvachana.
Guruvandana Programme – Saturday November 17, 2012 at 11:30 am
Holy Presence: His Holiness Jagadguru Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji (Sri Humcha Jain Mutt)
President: Rajarishi Dr.D.Veerendra Heggade (Dharmadhikari Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala)
Book Release: Paramatma Prakasha (Edited by: Sri Ratanchand Neminath Kothi, Indi)
An analysis of the Book: Dr.S.P.Patil (Retd. Kannada Professor, Sangli)
Sri Kimmane Ratnakar, MLA, Tirthahalli;
Sri Padmaraj Dandavathi, Bangalore;
Sri Araga Gnanendra, Ex-MLA, Tirthahalli.
Sri K.Jayavarmaraja Ballal, Mukhtesara, Ratnatraya Jaina Tirthakshetra, Belathangadi;
Sri D.Surendrakumar, Working President, Bharatiya Jain Milan
Sri H.S.Devendra, President, Gramapanchayat, Humcha
Special Bus Arranged from Bangalore: WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM has arranged a special bus from Bangalore to Humcha for devotees visiting Humcha along on the occassion of Humcha Bhattarakha’s Vardanthi Mahotsava. For details please click here. – Jain Heritage Centres News Service