This year, His Holiness Kanchi Shankaracharya Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamiji’s 48th Jayanthi falls on Saturday March 5th. With the Divine Grace of Shri Kanchi Kamakshi andHis Holiness Shri Kanchi Shankaracharya Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamiji, KKSF plans to conduct Jayanthi Puja and celebrations on Saturday March 5th, 2016 starting 8 AM at Shri Ganesha Gayathri Temple, 16059, W 151st St, Lockport, IL 60491.
The program will be conducted by Sivasri Chandrasekhara Gurukkalji, and will start at 8 AM, with MahaMangala Harathi by 12:45 PM, followed by Prasada Viniyogam, lunch. Please assemble by 7:45 AM to enable us to start the program on time.
Swasthi Vachanam, Shri Maha Ganapathy Pooja, Avahanthi Homam and Ayushya Homam, Guru Puja, including Abhishekam to Shri Padukas, Shri Siva and Shri Devi Ashtothram, Adi Sankara Ashtothram, Sri MahaSwamigal Ashtothram, Shri Periyava Ashtothram, Thotakashtakam, MantraPushpam, Chatur Veda Parayanam, and Upacharas.
We hope you are able to attend with family and make the function a success. As in past years, we will chant Shri ShivaPanchakshara Nakshatramala Stotram during upachara, see attached for Sanskrit copy of the shloka. English version of the text can be obtained from: http://www.shaivam.org/sspanchnaxatra.htm
To help better prepare and plan for the function, we request your RSVP latest by Tuesday March 1st, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org , “Yes/No/Maybe” with no of members attending.
Please download and bring your copy of Shri Matam Swasthi Vachanam, Shri MahaSwami Ashtothram, Maithreem Bhajatha, etc. from www.kksfmidwest.org, click on “Download” tab.