The Youth Empowerment and Sports Department, College and Technical Education Department, Bengaluru, in association with the JSS Polytechnic for Differently-Abled, Mysuru, had organized a workshop on the topic, ‘Youth for National Service Scheme – Knowledge and Scientific Attitude,’ at the Suttur Srikshetra. Sri S.P. Udayashankar, Administrative Officer, JSS Institutions, Principal, JSS Polytechnic for Differently-Abled, and teachers are seen in the picture with the students of the Polytechnic.
Special pooja was performed to the His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Ghanalinga Shivayogi Mahaswamiji’s shrine at the Kaggere Srikshetra in Tumakuru Disttrict. The Utsav idol of Sri Tontada Siddalingeshwara was taken in a procession to the shrine. Sri S. Shivakumaraswamy, Sri Duggahatti Veerbhadrappa and other devotees are seen in the picture.
Tumakuru, March 9, 2022: A special pooja program, including rudrabhisheka, special alankara (flower decoration), and mahamangalarathi, was conducted today at the shrine of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Ghanalinga Shivayogi Mahaswamiji, as part of the Sri Tontada Siddalingeshwara Swamiji’s jatra mahotsav at Kaggere Tapokshetra in Kunigal Taluk, Tumakuru District.
His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Ghanalinga Shivayogi Mahaswamiji, the 11th pontiff of the Suttur Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Math, dedicated his life to noble social works alongside Yediyuru Sri Siddalingeshwara Mahaswamiji. Like his contemporaries, HH Sri Ghanalinga Shivayogi Mahaswamiji has left behind timeless religious messages and literary contributions in the form of sacred vachanas for the betterment of society.
During the program, the Utsav idol of Sri Tontada Siddalingeshwara Swamiji was taken in a procession to the shrine of Sri Ghanalinga Shivayogi Mahaswamiji.
Prominent attendees included Sri Veerbhadrappa and family of Duggahatti, S.A. Mallesh, Honorary President of Mandya District Veerashaiva-Lingayat Hitharakshana Samiti, retired Headmaster and litterateur Pandavapua Chandrashekaraiah of Kuntibetta, officers of Srimath and JSS Institutions, members of the Kaggere Temple Administrative Board, and devotees from Kaggere and surrounding villages.
Music teachers and students from the JSS Music School, Suttur, presented a vachana recital program, and prasad was distributed to all attendees after the program.
Suttur, March 8, 2022:
ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra, Suttur, in collaboration with Kshetra Janasamparka Karyaalaya, Mysuru Division, ATMA project, Agriculture Department, and Agricultural Technicians Institute, Mysuru Chapter, organized a program to commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022. The event also coincided with the celebration of the 75th year of Indian Independence.
The program was inaugurated by Smt. Mahadevamma Rangaswamy, Chairman of Biligere Gram Panchayat. Dr. T.C. Poornima, Deputy Director of Kshetra Janasamparka Kaaryalaya, Mysuru Division, addressed the attendees and highlighted the significance of the program.
Smt. N. Jamuna Urs, Home Scientist at ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra, Suttur, emphasized the importance of International Women’s Day and encouraged women to take pride in their achievements. The guest speaker, Smt. Bhagyashri Y. Nookapur, Senior Supervisor of Mysuru Rural Child Development Program, advised women to engage in income-generating activities through self-help groups.
As part of the celebrations, Smt. Jayalakshmi, a successful entrepreneur, was felicitated. Various competitions, including food preparation using different millets, rangoli, and group games, were held for rural women. Winners of the competitions were recognized and awarded prizes. Smt. Padma secured the first prize in the millets food preparation competition, followed by Smt. Sonu (2nd prize) and Smt. K.P. Jayashri (3rd prize). Smt. Dhanalakshmi received the consolation prize.
In the rangoli competition, Smt. Sheela won the first prize, followed by Smt. Dhanalakshmi (2nd prize) and Smt. Shobha (3rd prize). In the group competition (Bombing game), Smt. Manjula, Smt. Suma, and Smt. Gowramma secured the first, second, and third prizes, respectively.
The program was presided over by Sri Manjunath Angadi, Senior Scientist at ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra, Suttur. Sri J.H. Yogesh, Secretary of Agricultural Technicians Institute (Mysuru Chapter) and Deputy Director of District Agricultural Training Center, Sri Deepak B.S., Assistant Agriculture Director, and Sri Ramesh, Director (Retd.) of JSS Janashikshana Samsthe, were present at the event.
Sri P. Darshan, Publicity Assistant of Kshetra Janasamparka Kaaryalaya, extended a warm welcome to the guests and attendees. Dr. Rakshith Raj U.M., Veterinarian at ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra, delivered the vote of thanks, and Smt. Netravathi Yettinamani, Home Scientist at JSS KVK, efficiently managed the program.
Approximately 60 women, staff members of JSS KVK, and other participants actively participated in the program.
Intellectual Property Rights Seminar Emphasizes the Importance of Safeguarding Creations of the Mind
Mysuru, March 3, 2022: Prof. A.B. Balasubramaniam highlighted the significance of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in protecting creative works during a one-day seminar on the subject organized by JSS College of Arts, Commerce, and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru. The seminar, sponsored by the UGC, aimed to raise awareness among professors and students about the importance of IPR.
In his inaugural address, Prof. A.B. Balasubramaniam, a retired professor in Geology from the University of Mysore, emphasized the need for creative and inventive thinking in the field of IPR. He stressed the importance of encouraging students and increasing awareness in this area to foster more studies and innovations. Prof. Balasubramaniam lauded the efforts of JSS Institution in promoting IPR awareness among students and teachers.
The seminar was presided over by Prof. B.V. Samabashivaiah, Chief Executive Officer of JSS College of Arts, Commerce, and Science, who underscored the importance of being well-versed in Intellectual Property Rights in the current era. He acknowledged the role of IPR awareness in higher education and commended the organization of programs like this seminar for the benefit of faculty, research scholars, and students.
As the resource person, Prof. Asna Urooj, DOS in Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Mysore, delivered a technical session on “Intellectual Property Rights: What Researchers need to know.” She provided insights into various aspects of IPR and explained how it ensures that creators benefit from their work, whether it is a product invention, research paper publication, or the discovery of a new drug.
Dr. H.C. Honappa, Principal of JSS College of Arts, Commerce, and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru, delivered the introductory speech and extended a warm welcome to the guests. The program began with an invocation by Kum. Shravya, and Dr. R. Suhas, the convener, skillfully managed the proceedings. Dr. B.Y. Satishkumar concluded the seminar with a vote of thanks.
The seminar saw enthusiastic participation from research scholars and guides from various colleges.
Sri K. Guruprasad and team of Mysuru, presenting the vachana recital and devotional songs singing program at the Mahashivarathri Jaagarana Mahotsav, held at the Suttur Srikshetra.
Suttur, March 01, 2022: Special puja programs were conducted the whole night at the Suttur Srimath in Suttur in the divine presence of His Holiness Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, on the occasion of the Mahashivarathri festival celebrations.
Special pujas, rudrabhisheka, ashotottara, and other rituals were performed at the shrine of Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Swamiji, and the temples of Sri Mahadeshwara, Sri Someshwara, Sri Veerbhadreshwara, and Sri Narayanaswamy.
While the students of the JSS Residential School, Suttur, presented several devotional cultural programs, Vidwan K. Guruprasad and team of Mysuru presented a vachana recital and devotional songs singing program. Keerthanachatura, Vidwan Sri S.R. Lakshminarasimhan of Mysuru presented the Shivakatha Sankeertan. Sri Siddappaji Neelagarara Sangha of Ramasamudra presented the Neelagara Mela, followed by a bhajan program by the Sri Basaveshwara Bhajana Mandali of Horalawadi.
Bhajan programs were also held by the Chunchanahalli, Chamarajanagara Kadali Mahila Vedike, Hooradalli, Somanahalli, Badanavalu, Helavaarahundi, Kontaianahundi and Bhogaianahundi Bhajan teams.
More than 60 vatus were given Shivadeeksha. The silver chariot procession around the temple premises was held. Thousands of devotees took part in the program with fervor.
Becoming a Seer is a Blessing from Previous Good Deeds, Says His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji
His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji blessing Sri Gurusiddaswami, at the coronation ceremony of the latter, held at Suttur Srikshetra. Senior seer Sri Channabasava Swamiji of the Kabbahalli Math and others are seen in the picture.
Suttur, February 26, 2022: His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, a revered spiritual leader, emphasized that becoming a seer is a result of blessings received from virtuous actions in previous lives. He shared this profound insight during the religious meeting held at Suttur Srikshetra to celebrate the coronation ceremony of Sri Gurusiddaswami, the new pontiff of the Kabbahalli Sripattada matha, a branch of the esteemed Suttur Srimath. The event was attended by several esteemed seers, including Sri Channabasava Swamiji of the Kabbahalli Math, along with devotees and well-wishers.
In his enlightening discourse, His Holiness Sri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji likened the life of a seer to a see-saw, where every move they make is akin to walking on the edge. He emphasized that a seer should dedicate their life to society, relinquish materialistic pursuits, and lead a religious and responsible existence. The spiritual leader stressed that the mind and soul of a seer should constantly strive for self-realization. While acknowledging the differences in traditions and rituals across religions, His Holiness reiterated that the ultimate truth remains the same. He commended the efforts of the JSS Institution in creating awareness among students and teachers about the importance of spirituality and religion.
The auspicious occasion also provided an opportunity to reflect on the history of the Kabbahalli Sripattada matha and its previous pontiffs. His Holiness Sri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji fondly recalled how Sri Channabasava Swamiji took over as the pontiff at the tender age of eight, receiving the blessings, guidance, and support of Jagadguru Mantramarshi Swamiji and HH Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji of the Suttur Srimath.
The coronation ceremony witnessed the traditional renaming of Sri K.M. Mahesh, son of Sri K.V. Mahadevaswamy and Smt. Susheelamma, to Sha. Bra. Sri Gurusiddaswamiji. Sri Gurusiddaswamiji expressed his gratitude and conveyed his understanding of the achievements and selfless service of the revered seers associated with Suttur Srimath.
Esteemed seers from various maths, including Sri Atavi Shivalingaswami of the Chikktottilukere Math, Sri Jadeswamy of the Halladamatha, Hangala, Sri Sambasadashiva Swamiji of Ukkinakante Math, Maadahalli, Sri Sarpabhushana Swami of Harave Math, Sri Shadakshra Deshikendra Swamiji of the Halavaaramath, Mudukanapura, and Sri Mahadevaswamy of the Paduvala Math, graced the ceremony with their blessings, imparting profound wisdom and guidance.
Dignitaries including Sri C.S. Niranjkumar, MLA, and Sri H.M. Ganeshprasad, acknowledged the invaluable contributions and service of Kabbahalli Sri to the development of Kabbahalli and the surrounding villages. Sri Basavarajaswami emphasized the significant role of maths in rectifying societal issues and fostering educational awareness.
The ceremony was attended by leaders, seers, and devotees from various maths, as well as residents of Kabbahalli and surrounding villages. The event was meticulously organized by the Suttur Srimath, creating an atmosphere of reverence and devotion. The program commenced with a soul-stirring invocation by the teachers of the music school of JSS Residential School, Suttur. Sri S. Shivakumaraswamy extended a warm welcome to all the attendees, and Sri Andaiah Shirurumath conveyed a heartfelt vote of thanks. The smooth proceedings of the event were masterfully managed by Sri S. Chandramouleshwar.