elmec at GIASBG01.VSNL.NET.IN
Thu Mar 9 00:12:33 CST 2000
On this day in all the Shankar math branches of Sringeri
performed in the morning and the Shankaracharya ashtottara is also
In our Malleshwaram branch of Shankar math every year a Jnaana yagna is
performed from the Vaishaka shukla paadya to panchami for 4-5 days. Our
picks up excerpts from Shankara bhashya of the prasthana traya and gives
upanyasam in the afternoons for about one hour. On the day of the
on Panchami, we all assemble in the morning for the pooja and after the
a brief pravachan is given usually on the Brahma sutra bhashya.
Our Guruji always tells us that the Jayanthis of these great Jnaanis
performed with Jnaana yagnaas which give us occasion to listen to and
contemplate upon the Tattwa which they so lovingly have bequeathed to
"Jaldhar H. Vyas" wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Mar 2000, Vivek Anand Ganesan wrote:
> > Hello all :
> > I would like to when Shankara Jayanti would be this year.
> > Also, are there any special observances or pujas performed
> > on this auspicious day?
> It falls on Vaishakha Shukla Panchami which would be May 8th this year.
> As this is not a Vedic or shastraic utsava but important to our sampradaya
> only, I don't think there is a set puja for it.
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
> bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam
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