Special Puja Mahotsav at Jagadguru Ghanalinga Shivayogi Swamiji’s Shrine during Shri Tontada Siddalingeshwara Swami Kaggere Jatra Mahotsav

Kaggere (Kunigal), March 20, 2024: The serene ambiance of Kaggere, nestled in Kunigal Taluk, Tumakuru District, was filled with divine fervor as devotees and dignitaries congregated to partake in the auspicious ceremonies held at the shrine of Jagadguru Shri Ghanalinga Shivayogi Mahaswamiji. This sacred occasion unfolded as part of the Shri Tontada Siddalingeshwara Swami Kaggere Jatra Mahotsav, held on March 15, 2024.

Under the benevolent gaze of the revered deity, special pujas, Rudrabhisheka, Alankara, and Mahamangalarathi graced the proceedings, infusing the air with spiritual resonance. The utsav idol of Shri Tontada Siddalingeshwara Swami was resplendently adorned, evoking reverence and devotion among the attendees.

Distinguished guests in attendance included officials from Jagadguru Shri Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Math, representatives from JSS Institutions, members of Duggahatti Shri Veerabhadrappa’s family, and administrative personnel from the temple. Additionally, hundreds of devotees from Kaggere and neighboring villages gathered to partake in the divine festivities.

The event also featured a soul-stirring Vachana recital program, skillfully rendered by teachers from the JSS Music School, enriching the spiritual experience for all present. As a token of divine blessings, prasad was distributed to all devotees, symbolizing the sanctity and inclusivity of the occasion.

Jagadguru Shri Ghanalinga Shivayogi Swamiji, revered as the 11th pontiff of the Suttur Shrimath Guruparampara, has left an indelible mark through his altruistic endeavors and profound spiritual teachings. His legacy, intertwined with that of Yadiyuru Shri Siddalingeshwara Swamiji, continues to illuminate the path of righteousness, inspiring generations to embrace the eternal truths encapsulated in his vachanas.