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D.V.N.Sarma డి.వి.ఎన్.శర్మ dvnsarma at gmail.com
Sun Apr 28 12:55:59 CDT 2013

Since a sanyasi is reborn on the day he takes the sanyasa asrama, should
not his jayanthi be celebrated on that day?

On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 8:34 PM, vijay kartik <vijaykartik_2004 at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Dear members,
> I get confused when I note the pattern of celebrating Sanyasin's birthday-
> be it called Vardhanthi or Jayanthi etc.
> I am used to celebrating my birthday on the day when the same Nakshatra
> occurs in the almanac.
> I know that Sringeri Acharya's birthday is reckoned as the day on which
> the same Thithi occurs. I also believe that this is consistent with
> celebration of Adi Shankaracharya which is the Panchami Thithi in Vaikasi
> and Nakshatra is not relevant. For example this year Shankara Jayanthi
> falls on 15th May which is Panchami.
> However in case of Kanchi Mutt , Sri Mahaperiyava's Jayanthi seems to be
> always celebrated on Anusha Nakshatra day and thithi does not appear to be
> followed.
> Can members clarify the basis for either practice?
> Vijay
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