Bhattakalanka Bhattarakha Swamiji’s Shravanabelagola Mangala Pravesha

Shravanabelagola (Hassan District, Karnataka), November 18, 2013: The Mangala pravesha of His Holiness Swasti Sri Bhattakalanka Bhattarakha Swamiji of Swadi (Sonda) Jain Mutt to Shravanabelagola was held on Monday November 18, 2013. His Holiness Swamiji was welcomed with poorna kumbha and women carrying mangala kalashas on their head. He was taken in a procession to […]

Navaratri & Vijayadashami Utsava at Sonda

Sonda (Sirsi Taluk, Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka), October 1, 2013: On the occasion of Navaratri & Vijayadashami special poojas and other related religious celebrations have been organised at the ancient Jain Heritage Centre Swadi (Sonda) Jain Muth from October 5-14, 2013 in accordance to the Jain tradition that has been followed over the centuries. The […]

Bhattakalanka Swamiji’s Bangalore Pura Pravesha

Bengaluru (Karnataka), June 12, 2013: The pura pravesha (entering the city) programme of His Holiness Swasti Sri Bhattakalanka Bhattarakha Swamiji of Swadi (Sonda) Jain mutt will be held on Friday June 14, 2013. A function to welcome His Holiness Swamiji for the first time to Bangalore after his pattabhisheka in February 2013 has been organised by […]

Sonda Bhattarakha’s Pattabhisheka on Feb 13, 2013

Sonda/Swadi (Karwar District, Karnataka), February 6, 2013: The Pattabhisheka mahotsava of the new Bhattarakha of Sonda to the Aklanka Peetha will be held on February 13, 2013. Detailed Programme Schedule Monday February 11, 2013 Pura Pravesha – The Pattabhisheka will begin with the Purapravesha of Vichara Patta Kshulakha Sri Manikya Keerthiji Swamiji the Bhattarakha designate […]

Manikya Keerthiji to be Sonda’s next Bhattarakha

Shravanabelagola (Hassan District, Karnataka), January 16, 2013: Vichara Patta Kshullakha Sri Manikya Keerthiji will be the next Bhattarakha of Sri Bhattakalanka Peetha of Sri Digambar Jain Mutt, Sonda (also called as Swadi in Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka). This was announced formally at a function held at Shravanabelagola by His Holiness Swasti Sri Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji […]

Sri Bhattakalanka Bhattaraka Swamiji, Sonda

Sri Bhattakalanka Swamiji of Sonda Passes Away

Sonda (Karwar District, Karnataka), September 21, 2012: His Holiness Swasti Sri Bhattakalanka Bhattaraka Swamiji of Sonda (Swadi) Jain Mutt passed away this morning at around 11.30 am. Aged around 92 years, Sri Bhattakalanka Swamiji was the eldest among all the Bhattarakhas across India. He died of heart attack while offering mantra akshate to the devotees. […]