Athirudra-Shatha Chandi for 126th Jayanthi at Kariapatti Village

Yesterday, while I was driving I suddenly though about Athirudram Ravi and wondering why I haven’t heard from him about his annual event he conducts for all Jayanthi. I was slightly worried if he had canceled the program due to his health etc. Today I got the invitation from Ambi on Sri Ravi’s behalf.

As you all know, Ravi’s selection of venue for each of these Mahotsvam is so unique. More than the event, I was curious to know the venue. This time they have chosen this temple and the reason is mentioned in the invitation itself. Sri Ravi & his team have been doing these mahotsvam for more than a decade now. From blog, we have been lucky enough to offer our simple contribution to them for them. Regardless, knowing how authentic and sincere Ravi conducts these events with the blessings of our acharyas, I encourage you all to offer your contribution – no matter how small it is – to the event.

All devotees near Trichy, Thanjavur should attend this yegnam to receive the blessings of Mahaperiyava.

Hara Hara Shankara Jaya Jaya Shankara!


With Prayers to the lotus feet of Shree Chandra Sekarendra Saraswathi Swamigal and

Shri Kanchi Acharyas, the trust  proposes to conduct

SriChandrasekarendra Saraswathi Swamigal’s 126th Jayanthi Mahotsava with Athirudram – Sathachandi Mahayagnyam  at                       

the Holy abode of Shri Soundaryanayaki Samedha Uyyakondeswarar Temple complex alias the Mummoorthy Temple located at New Kariapatty village near Sengipatti on Trichy-Tanjore      highway. The programme commences on  20th May 2019 and concludes on 30thMay 2019.

With the fervent anugrahams of HH Mahaperiava, the trust has organized these AthiRudrams and Sahasrachandis at every other known Adishtanams of the revered Acharyas of Sri  Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam and other Holy places related to Kanchi Mutt . And also at Ichangudy village the venerated birth place of Mahaswamigal and at Irulneeki village, the birth place of His Holiness Sri Sri Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal besides  the programme was also organized at SheshadriSwamigal                   Adhishtanam, Thiruvannamalai and the recent one at  Shri Jagathguru Vidyasthanam,Thiruvanaikoil.

Now we are  fortunate to arrange this programme at this sacred village   New kariapatti. While visiting the temple, one can see from a distance, a viswarupa of IYYANAR welcoming and blessing the devotees. The temple itself maintains its ancient glory with surrounding trees and earthly flooring inside the temple. The banks of the nearby pond left with their natural formation is serene and the lotus flowers give a calming effect. The road leading to the temple ends with the temple, indicating there is nothing beyond other than surrendering to the mummoorthies of the temple. At the entrance of the temple the guru peetam is consecrated from where Shri Gnanananda Giri Swamigal, Shri. Poondi Mahan and Shri. Maha Periyava bless  devotees.

This temple became more sacred due to  the visit of Sri. MahaPeriyava in 1947 , who had his snanam and Anushtanams at the Temple pond. The Living God had said that the temple theertham is more sacred than that of Kasi. He had distributed Sivapuranam books to the  devotees of the      village. Even today  the humble devotees recite  parayanams from those books during Prodoshams.

This 126thJayanthi Mahotsavam will be held at the Holy Feet of all the three Mahans.

This AthiRudram japa and homams are to be conducted for a continuous period of 11 days,  Veda pundits participate with full dedication and focus. Specific counts of experts on each of Rig, Krishna Yajur, Shukla Yajur, Jaimani Saka Sama, Atharvana veda participate strictly following their own  discipline and anushtanams as ordained in texts. The pundits seldommoves out of the place during that time. Also a Satha Chandi Yagnyam to propitiate Goddess Devi is performed in the    morning along with the parayanam on all 11 days.

On all 11 days, starting from early morning till late night the entire environment is charged with  bhakti and devotion  with the ritwiks chanting Vedas,  volunteers organizing the day to day operations and the visitors thoroughly becoming engrossed  in every other ritual. The following    table highlights the key activities on each day.


From 20.05.2019 Monday till 29.05.2019 Wednesday
4.45 a.m Ganapathy Homam

Avahanthi Homam

7.00 a.m to 12.00 noon Poorvanga Pooja,  Gho Daanam (On 20.05.2019 only)

Guru Vandhanam, Mahanyasa Rudra Japam, Homam, Chandi Parayanam, Rig Samhitha Homam,  Suvasini, and  Vaduga Poojas


3.30 p.m to 5.30 p.m Vidwath Sadhas, Upanyasam,  Nama sankeerthanam, Music concerts, Kalvaitha vaaram
6.00 p.m onwards Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam, Sri Rudra Krama Archanai,  Sri Lalitha Sahasranama Archanai,  Avadharigai,  Deepa Aradhanai



ON 30.05.2019 THURSDAY

4.45 a.m Ganapathy Homam, Avahanthi Homam
9.00 a.m to 1.00 p.m Guru Vandhanam, Utharanga Poojas,  All Homams Poorthi, Poornahuthi, Vasodhara,Kalasa Abishekam, Deepa Aradhanai, Prasada Viniyogam
On all the 11 days Public Annadhanam is elaborately arranged by the trust  from 9 am onwards  near the temple premises



Given the increasing cost and inflation,  the expected cost for the forthcoming  ustsavam is  estimated around  91 Lakhs. The details are as under:

1 Ritwiks – Sambavanai, Danams and others Rs.30 Lakhs
2 Infrastructure Rs.15 Lakhs
3 Samaradhanai & Public Annadanam Rs.35 Lakhs
4 Homa Dhiraviams, Pooja items, Namasankeerthans, Sadas etc Rs. 6 Lakhs
5 Invitation,prasadams, Transport,  Electricity and other  incidentals Rs. 5 Lakhs


Devotees are invited to participate in this Yagna kaingaryam  and receive the blessings of  mummoorthigal and the Acharyas of shri kanchi kamakoti petam

For further details contact :

Sri Chandrasekarendhra Saraswathi Swamigal Kaingarya Trust(SCSSSK TRUST)

DAF 4 Bharath Plaza, Moola thope, Srirangam, Trichy 620 006.

Telephone : 0431 2434553     Mobile  : 94437  33573

Contributions to the trust are exempted under 80(G) of the Income Tax Act and can be made in favour of the Trust by cheque/draft  to the above address  or  deposited in the  account with      City Union Bank Ltd,   Srirangam Branch Savings a/c No:115001000358340                                       –IFS CODE : CIUB0000115

PS: Bank Direct donors may please intimate their postal address to the Trust  with the name of the bank, branch along with date and amount of remittance to the trust address or sms to the following number  9345110280 or email to our mail id given above to enable us to send receipt and  prasadam:

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