A large number of devotees gave a rousing reception for
Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal in Chennai. Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal will observe Chaturmasya Vratam at Aastika Samajam, Venus Colony, Alwarpet, Chennai.
He was received in a grand procession that was marked by the chanting of Vedas, recital of Thevaram, singing of bhajans and chanting of Bhagavat Gita by students.
School Education Minister K.A.Senkottaiyan, TN MGR Medical University Vice-chancellor Sudha Sesahiyyan, Mylapore MLA Natraj welcomed the Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal.
The Chaturmasya Vrata commences on Tuesday – 16 July (Aashada Poornima) and will conclude with Viswaroopa Yatra on Saturday – 14 September 2019 (Bhadrapada Poornima).
Several spiritual and cultural programmes will be held during the Chaturmasyam. The annual Angihotra Sadas, Advaita Vedanta Sadas, Veda Vidwat Sadas, Nitya Veda Parayanam, discourses and musical concerts will be held.
The 85th Avataara dina Utsava of HH Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswati Shankaracharya Swamigal will be celebrated on Kataka Maasa Sravishtaa Nakshatra day – 16 Aug. 2019 with visesha pujas, homa, Parayanam and Namasankeertanam.
Devotees may participate in all the visesha pujas and programmes and receive the blessings of Pujyashri Acharya Swamigal and Sri Mahatripurasundari Sameta Sri Chandramouleeswara Swamy.
Devotees can receive Vyasaakshata on Wed. – 17 July – after the Vyasa Punah Puja.