Mangalore, June 11: Srimad Sudhindra Theertha Swamiji’s 70th sanyasa deeksha mahotsava was celebrated at the Sree Venkataramana temple, in Car Street on June 10, Monday.
Mahaprarthana was offered to Lord in the beginning in presence of seer, priests and devotees in commemoration of the great occasion. This was followed various other poojas like shree Lagha Vishnu Havana,Poornahuti and Mahapooja to Shree Vyasa Raghupathi,the presiding deity Kashi Mutt Samsthan.
In commemoration of the great occasion, the seer offered Kanakabhisheka to Sri Vyasa Raghupathi using the newly made silver Kanakabhisheka Dharapatre and Swarnamishri. There was also Samaradhane (mass feeding).
A function was then held at the Rajangana in the presence of the senior and junior pontiffs. The annual celebrations of the Paata Shaalas and Balakashramas managed by the Sri Kashi Mutt Samsthan in Mangalore, Basrur and Karkala were held to coincide with the occasion.
The senior pontiff was also honored on the occasion. CL Shenoy, Nityananda Nayak, Trustees of Sri Venkatramana Temple and M Padmanabha Pai, Renovation Committee President, were also on the dais.