Rajatotsava Veda Sabha at Anjaneya Swamy Temple, Samalkot
His Holiness Pujya Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal blessed Rajatotsava Veda Sabha (25th year) at Samalkot conducted by Chandrabhatla Patanjali Sastry family. Vedic Scholars from Godavari Jilla area led by Gollapalli Anjaneyulu Salakshana Ghanapathi participated in the Sabha. The scholars chanted Brahmana Bhaga, Samhita, Krama, Jata & Ghana Patham from Krishna Yajur Veda. Sastra & Veda Bhashya Vidwans Sri Vishwanatha Gopalkrishna Sastry & Chirravuri Srirama Ghanapathigal also took part. His Holiness blessed Sanmanam to all Veda Pandits.
*Silver Crown Samarpanam to His Holinesss for Silver Jubilee Celebrations *
Sri Chandrabhatla Patanjali Sastry whose family is conducting the Veda Sabha for past 25 years submitted to His Holiness a Silver crown and performed Pada Puja. Amidst chanting of Veda Swasti, His Holiness adorned the Silver crown to the delight of all present. The crown is studded with images of Sri Kanchi Mahaswami & Pujya Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal.
Speaking on the occasion His Holiness stressed the need to create Vedic environment to foster peace, progress, harmony and service in society. His Holiness also appealed Veda Pandits to take up higher learning so as to spread the hoary tenets of Veda Dharma in its fullest sense, and said that this learning will also help for their Atma Trupti.
His Holiness talked about ‘Netrutvam’ leadership and ‘Datrutvam’ philanthropy which are important for continuing & sustaining Vedic learning and Vedic practises. His Holiness recollected the efforts of Chandrabhatla Sri Chintamani Ganapati Sastry (late) who was devoted to Kanchi Acharyas all his life, as an inspiration to the people of Samalkot & surrounding areas, and as one had nurtured the Sabha for more than two decades. His Holiness blessed Sri Patanjali Sastry and family for continuing this Vaidika Seva.
Earlier His Holiness performed Harathi at Anjaneya Swamy, Swayamvara Paravathi Sametha Chandramouleeshwara Swami shrines and visited the Goshala in the premises.
His Holiness who has arrived at Goshala premises at Kakinada will perform Vyasa Puja on Vyasa Purnima.