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On Jan 3, 2012 the Jagadguru visited Warangal, the birthplace of Sri Vidyaranyaswami, the Jagadguru of Sringeri about 600 years ago. The Jagadguru spoke about the life of Sri Vidyaranyaswami and the sacred bond between Warangal and Sringeri. The Jagadguru also performed the Kumbabhishekam of the Goddess Bhadra Kali Temple and laid the foundation stone [...]
Arudra Homa was performed by the Adhyapakas and Vidyarthis of Sri Sadvidya Sanjeevini Samskrita Mahapathashala on 30th December 2013 near the Kalabhairava Swamy temple in Narasimhavanam.
On 25th December 2013, Kalabhairavashtami was observed at Sringeri with Bhagavan Sri Kalabhairava being worshipped in accordance with the Vedic traditions of Shodashopachara. Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri SriBharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji performed abhishekam to Bhagavan Sri Kalabhairava with pure water, milk, and Panchamrita to the sonorous chanting of Sri Rudram and other mantras by the Panditas of the Math as well as students of Sadvidya Sanjeevini Samskrita Mahapathashala. Later in the evening, Deepotsava was celebrated at the shrine in the august presence of the Jagadguru.
Ardrotsava took place on 17th December 2013 with the Mahamangalarati to Lord Malahanikareshwara and Goddess Bhavani being performed early morning in the Jagadguru’s divine presence.
On 16th December 2013, JagadguruShankaracharya Sri SriBharatiTirthaMahaswamiji worshipped Goddess Kalikamba, the guardian deity installed in the northern direction ofSringeri by Sri AdiShankaracharya.
The 96th Jayanthi Mahotsavam of Jagadguru Sri Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha Mahaswamigal conducted by Sri Vidyatheertha Foundation Chennai in 2013 will be telecast by Sri Sankara TV from February 3rd 2014 (Monday) till February 5th (Wednesday) at 9.30 p.m. and on February 6th (Thursday) at 9 p.m.
On the morning of 12th December, the Jagadguru started from Karkala and arrived at the KrodaShankaranarayanaKshetram, in the Dakshina Kannada district. Temple officials and senior devotees offered Poornakumbha to welcome the Jagadguru and performed DhuliPada Puja to the Jagadguru.
On 11th December morning, JagadguruShankaracharya Sri SriBharatiTirthaMahaswamiji started from Sringeri towards Karkala (कार्कळ) and was received at Karkala with great reverence. Devotees performed Pada Puja and BhikshaVandanam to the Jagadguru.
Sri SubrahmanyaShashthi was celebrated on 7th December 2013. PavamanaAbhisheka and RudraAbhisheka were performed at the shrine of Sri Balasubrahmanyaswamy at Sringeri.
The Shakti Ganapati Mahapradosha was celebrated this year on 30th November 2013 at the shrine of Sri Shakti Ganapati at Goddess Sharada temple, with the Blessings of the Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji.