Belthangady, Mar 13, 2015: Shree Manjunatha Swami Temple at Dharmasthala is celebrating its Brahmakalashotsava. In this connection a mass Shiva Sahasra Nama chanting was initiated at the Kshetra on March 12, Thursday.
This is a unique programme wherein public will chant Shiva Sahasra Nama together from 7 am to 8 am upto March 14. The programme was inaugurated by VIjayaraghava Padwetnaya, Managing Trustee of Ujire Sri Janardhana Swami Temple at the Amritavarshini Auditorium. Over 2650 devotees participated in the programme on the first day.
Dr D Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala, Hemavathi Heggade, Harshendra Kumar, D Surendra Kumar, Sri Mohandas Swamiji of Maanila Sridhama and others were present.
As part of Brahmakalashotsava which will be held till March 18, devotees offered Hore Kanike to the temple, Over 2500 people of Dharmasthala took out a procession with Hore Kanike for the grand festivity.
Exhibition : An exhibition of various ingredients and items used for the rituals of Brahmakalashotsava has also been organised at the Kshetra with the objective of educating the masses in this regard.