1062nd Jayanti Mahotsav of Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji to be Celebrated at Suttur on January 1

Suttur, December 30, 2021: The 1062nd Jayanti Mahotsav of Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji, the revered founder of Srimatsutturu Jagadguru Sri Veerasimhashana Mahasamsthana Math, is set to take place at the picturesque Suttur Srikshetra on January 1, Saturday. In light of the prevailing Omicron virus concerns, the celebrations will be conducted in a modest manner, prioritizing public health and safety.

The event will witness the divine presence of Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, alongside eminent pontiffs representing several other renowned maths. Distinguished political leaders, esteemed dignitaries, devoted followers, and members of the public are expected to grace the occasion with their esteemed presence.

The auspicious ceremonies will commence in the early hours at 3.00 am, with Rudrabhisheka, Sahsranaamavali, Ashtottara, and other special poojas being conducted at the Shrine of Adijagadguru Sri Shivarthreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji. An exclusive pooja will be performed in honor of the silver idol of the Adijagadguru.

At 8.00 am, a grand procession led by various folk artists’ teams will commence, carrying the sacred idol of Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswami to the esteemed Srimath. The procession will traverse through the main thoroughfares of Suttur, capturing the hearts of onlookers. Furthermore, an enthralling session of devotional songs and melodious musical performances by the JSS Lalitha Kala Vrunda and Ninaada Team of Mysuru is scheduled for 8.30 am, accompanied by soul-stirring vachana recitals.

As part of the commemorations, the Sri Suttur Shivarathreeshwar Almanac, meticulously prepared by the esteemed Vidwan Dr. K.G. Puttahonnaiah and published by the esteemed Bharatiya Jyotivirgnana Samshodhana Kendra, will be unveiled. Additionally, the JSS Mahavidyapeetha will release the highly anticipated 2022 calendar, complemented by table calendars available in both English and Kannada languages.

It is of paramount importance that all attendees strictly adhere to the prescribed COVID-appropriate measures without exception. The organizers earnestly urge everyone’s cooperation in ensuring a safe and memorable celebration.