News and Updates
On Vijayadashami (October 3rd), the Jagadguru performed the Parayana of the Pattabhisheka Sarga of Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam. The Jagadguru then inaugurated “Jagadguru Stotra Ratna Mala (http://stotra.sringeri.net)” a web-portal.
Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji observed Varamahalakshmi vrata and worshipped Goddess Varamahalakshmi with a detailed puja in the evening of 8th August 2014.
A workshop on spoken Samskritam was conducted at Sri Sadvidya Sanjeevini Samkrita Mahapathashala. More than 80 students from the Pathashala had participated in the workshop.
In the last weekend of July 2014 (26 and 27 July), a two day awareness workshop on the importance of studying the history and culture of India was organized by the Shankara Advaita Research Centre of Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sri Sharada Peetham for the undergraduate students of Jagadguru Chandrashekhara Bharati Memorial college, Rajiv Gandhi Kendriya Samskrita Vidyapeetham, and the Sringeri Pathashala.
On 25th July 2014 BJP leader Sri Subramanian Swamy had Darshan of Sri Sharadamba and Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji.
Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji observed the Dakshinayana Punyakala at Sringeri on the 17th of July 2014.
On 8th July 2014, Prathama Ekadashi was observed at the Peetham. The Jagadguru observed Kasthta Mounam on this day. The Pathashala Senior Vidyarthis and Adhyapakas performed Parayanam of the entire Rig Veda and Yajur Veda. Ganapati Atharva Sirsha Parayana and Abhisheka to Thorana Ganapati and Shakti Ganapati also took place. A special Tulasi Archana and Aarati took place at Janardana Swamy temple in the afternoon.
On 7th July 2014 Monday, the Jagadguru graced the Ganapati Devasthanam at a place called Kattebagilu in Bharati Street in Sringeri and had Darshan of the Aarati to Lord Ganapati on the occasion of the renovation and PunaH Pratishtha of the temple.
It is a well known fact for the followers of Sanatana Dharma, that whoever memorises and recites the 18 chapters of Srimad Bhagavad Gita, and passes the examination conducted at Dakshinamnaya Sri Sharada Peetham is awarded a cash price of Rs. 21,000 /- Hundreds of Astikas from all parts of the world and coming from diverse backgrounds, have been regularly participating in this Gita Jnana Yajna.
After the Mahakumbhabhisheka of the magnificent Rajagopuram at Sringeri, many Ministers came to Sringeri to offer prayers to Goddess Sharadamba and to have Darshan of Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji.