Udupi, Aug 23, 2017: The 87-year-old seer, Vishwesha Tirtha Swami of Paryaya Pejawar Mutt was discharged from the Kasturba Hospital in Manipal and returned to the Vadiraja Mandira, located next to the Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple complex, here on Aug 22, Tuesday.
The seer had undergone surgical procedure for hernia at the Kasturba Hospital on Sunday. Though the seer has been discharged, the doctors have advised him complete rest for a week.
The seer who returned in a vehicle through the Rajangana Rear Road refused to sit in a wheel chair to be taken to his room at the Vadiraja Mandira Guest House, which is just behind the Badagu Malige, where the seer’s room and the administrative wing of the Paryaya Mutt are located. Instead he walked slowly towards his room at the Vadiraja Mandira.
The seer, who spoke briefly media present said he is well and promised to talk more soon.
Tradition bars the seer who has ascended the “Paryaya Peetha” at the 800-year-old Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple from leaving the Car Street so that he does not missing offering “puja” to Lord Krishna.
The seer got admitted after informing and getting the consent of the remaining seers of Ashta Mutts as this involved moving out of the Car Street.