Udupi: Paryaya festival - Sri Vidyasagara Theertha Swamiji ascends Sarvajna Peeta

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Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (JD)

Udupi, Jan 18: The Paryaya procession of Krishnapura Paryaya 2022 was held with grandeur in the wee hours of Tuesday January 18. At the appointed hour of 5.52 am that is considered auspicious, head of Krishnapura Math, Sri Vidyasagara Theertha Swamiji, occupied the Sarvajna Peeta to signify having taken over the administration of Sri Krishna Math for a period of two years as per traditions. With this, the two-year Paryaya period of Admaru Math officially ended and Krishnapura Math will be in charge of festivities and offering puja to Lord Sri Krishna beginning Tuesday.

The ascending seer Sri Sri Vidyasagara Theertha Swamiji of Krishnapura Math was given a traditional welcome at Joodukatte. He offered puja to Kaliyamardana Sri Krishna. The procession was held as per the tradition. Only 6 tableaux including one depicting Ayodhya Ram Mandir and Krishna Leela were displayed in the procession.

Even after requests from the Paryaya committee and competent authorities to reduce the footfall, thousands of devotees thronged to the streets of Udupi.

The palanquin of seers was carried on open vehicles to reduce the footfall. Sri Sri Vishwavallabha Theertha Swamiji of Sode Math, Palimaru Math senior pontiff Sri Sri Vidyadeesha Theertha Swamiji, junior seer Sri Sri Vidyarajeshwara Theertha Swamiji, Sri Sri Vishwapriya Theertha Swamiji of Pejawar Math, Sri Vidyavallabha Theertha Swamiji of Kaniyoor Math, Sri Sri Vedavardhana Theertha Swamiji of Shiroor Math took part in the procession.

The colourful procession contained traditional Chende teams and Yakshagana tableau.

Krishnapura seer Sri Sri Vidyasagara Theertha received the Darshan of Lord Krishna through Kanakana Kindi and also that of Lord Chandramoulishwara and Lord Anantheshwara. Admaru seer Sri Sri Eshapriya Theertha handed over the Akshaya Patra to ascending seer of Krishnapura Math. Sri Vidyasagara Theertha of Krishnapura Math ascended the Sarvajna Peetha for the fourth time.






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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Tue, Jan 18 2022

    Omicron and Covid is asked to stay out of Udupi due to paryaya festivities as per the orders given by the district administration...it will appear now only at 9 pm on Friday...ha ha ha...brainless..clueless..segani govt

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  • Althaf, Udupi/Kaup

    Tue, Jan 18 2022

    No corona no virus.... Pictures says everything !!! Law is only for daily wage earning people.

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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Tue, Jan 18 2022

    dont you know that in India only Christian and Muslims spread covid during their festivals...majority community is immune to the disease...so kumbh mela, paryaya all are okay to celebrate..but not Christmas, Eid etc....

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  • Dr., dubai

    Tue, Jan 18 2022

    Corona infection by next Tuesday for devotees...but nothing to worry Lord Krishna will handle it and give the mathre

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