Flemington, NJ chosen by Mahaperiyava as His first kshetram in USA


AhAra-nidrA-bhaya-maithunam cha
samAnam_etat_pashubhir_narANAm |
dharmo hi teShAm adhiko visheSho
dharmeNa hInAH pashubhiH samAnAH||

आहार-निद्रा-भय-मैथुनं च समानमेतत्पशुभिर्नराणाम् ।
धर्मो हि तेषामधिको विशेषो धर्मेण हीनाः पशुभिः समानाः ॥

food, sleep, fear and mating, these acts of humans are similar to animals’ |
of them (humans), dharma (right conduct) is the only special thing, without dharma humans are also animals ||

For Dharmic way of living, guidance from Guru becomes inevitable. In ultimate analysis, Guru and Ishvara are one and the same. Getting a MahaPurusha as one’s Guru is indeed rare. Like Adi Shankara, the Sage of Kanchi is a MahaPurusha and it is a lifetime blessing for one to look upon him as one’s Guru.

For many decades now, devotees across North America have a very big dream… A dream to have a Mani Mandapam for Sri MahaPeriyava… A devoted place for celebrating our Sri Matam occasions in a grand manner…

There are so many devotees who have been longing to have something like this for quite some time in North America. Our earnest prayers are being answered today !!! It is our great pleasure to announce that efforts to build a Mani Mandapam for Sri MahaPeriyava – first time outside of India– has taken good shape and has achieved a major milestone today.

Divine Blessings

All human efforts can be achieved only through divine intervention. A Divine Sankalpam to bring forth Sri MahaPeriyava Manimandapam in New Jersey, USA was made in Sri MahaPeriyava Adistanam . HH Sri Pudhu Periyava , HH Sri Bala Periyava have been blessing and guiding us at every stage of this initiative. HH Sri Pudhu Periyava has given “SriMukham” & HIS Holy Padhukas blessing Sri MahaPeriyava Manimandapam, NJ USA. HH Sri Bala Periyava has given “Anugraha Bashanam” blessing this initiative.

“First Holy Brick” blessed in Sri MahaPeriyava Adistanam
And HH Sri Pudu Periyava & HH Sri Bala Periyava Blessing

When Pujya Dayananda Saraswathi Swamiji was approached to bless Sri MahaPeriyava Manimandapam, NJ USA initiative, despite his health conditions, he was very happy to hear about the initiative and gave a blessing message.

Pujya Sri Dayananda Saraswathi Swamigal Blessing The Initiative

Great Support

Late Sri Azhagappa Chettiar who built the First Hindu Temple in NY , USA was one among the very first devotees who was very happy about bringing forth a Mani Mandapam for Sri Maha Periyava…Late Sri Sundararaman Mama (That son of Duraiswamy) was feeling ecstatic knowing about this initiative and he was the first devotee to make a contribution for Sri MahaPeriyava Manimandapam, NJ USA…

A big pillar of support has been Dharmatma Dr YegnaSubramanian. We are immensely thankful to him for providing us the auspices of “Sanatana Dharma Foundation Inc” – a non-profit organization, to jump-start this initiative… Not only that, his insight and relentless support at every step of this initiative has been a great boost for us.

First Contribution For This Initiative By Dr Sundararaman Mama &
“Dharmatma” Dr Yegna Subramanian Mama Receiving HH Sri Pudu Periyava’s Holy Padhuka

Time to time, Sri MahaPeriyava is sending many people to shoulder this initiative… Sri MahaPeriyava has been connecting the dots and bringing in so many people in this journey… Looking back from where we started, this divine journey leaves us spell bound..

Today, We Are One Big Family of Devotees taking Sri MahaPeriyava Manimandapam, NJ USA as a “Samashti Yegna” –  a collective Sankalpam indeed for the benefit of all not only in NJ but in North America.

We have been placing many stalls across USA on major Hindu religious and cultural events. Our Sankalpam to do Mahanyasa Pooravaka Ekadasa Rudra Padhuka Abhishekam is shaping to be a celestial festive in many blessed devotees residence every month…

Mahanyasa Pooravaka Ekadasa Rudra Padhuka Abhishekam
Conducted Every Month At Various Places In USA

Devotees together as One Big Family doing 1008 Modhagam as Offering to Sri Vallabha Ganapathi in NY Temple as Sankalpam Towards Sri MahaPeriyava Manimandapam

Stalls At Various Places In USA For Sri MahaPeriyava Manimandapam, NJ USA

Major Milestone

We are extremely happy to announce that Sri MahaPeriyava has selected a suitable place for HIS Abode in Flemington, New Jersey… It is a 10 acres property , approved for House Of Worship. With immense prayers to our Acharyas, the land was registered on Oct 26th 2015 – coincidentally, it happened to be Sri Pradosham Mama’s Jayanthi day.


The purchase deed has been placed in Sri MahaPeriyava Adistanam seeking HIS Blessings. Also, the purchase deed has been placed in the Sannadhi of Sri SwaminathaSwamy Temple, Swamimalai. HH Sri Pudu Periyava and HH Sri Bala Periyava expressed their immense happiness and the purchase deed has been blessed by them.

Land Purchase Deed Blessed By Our Acharyas

Any dheiva karyam will be a testing effort before a milestone is achieved. Sri MahaPeriyava Manimandapam in NJ is not exempted from that . A land being procured for HIS abode is a major milestone. It is all because of Guru Katakasham and the earnest prayer and support from devotees all over the world.

The moment we made an announcement about Sri MahaPeriyava Manimandapam, NJ USA last year, devotees across the world from India, UK, Australia, Dubai, Saudi Arabia and many other places have been devotedly stepping forward and supporting us both through their prayers and through their financial contributions. We are spellbound looking at the support that comes from every corner of the world.

Now, we are stepping into the next level of this initiative… Architecture, Engineering and so many other processes will take place.. At this point, we call upon each and every devotee from every corner of the world to extend their “Kainkaryam” for this divine initiative in all possible ways you can.

Our Krithagnai

MahaPeriyava has been a Bala Sanyasi, HE has been a Peetadhipathi. He has been a Parivrājaka undertaking an inestimable padha-yatra across India. He has been beyond Madham, Matam, Desam, Kalam… Brahma Swaroopam He is. We all realize that HE is a “Nadamaadum Dheivam” and hence we are all here united as ONE Family joining hands to bring forth the ManiMandapam for our Guru and impart the tenets of the teachings of Sanatana Dharma to our children thereby sustaining it for posterity.

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