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Pre-Paryaya ritual Akki Muhurtha performed in Udupi

Pre-Paryaya ritual Akki Muhurtha performed in Udupi

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Feb 11, 2015 : Akki Muhurtha, a pre-Paryaya ritual was performed at the Udupi Krishna Mutt on February 11, Wednesday. Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji of Pejawar Mutt is set to ascend the Paryaya throne this year.


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Akki Muhurtha is a practice of gathering rice meant for Anna Daana or mass feeding during the two years of the next Paryaya period.

As part of Akki Muhurtha, a grand procession was taken out  with the Rice Mudi placed in a tastefully decorated palanquin.The Pejawar seer also visited the Lord Mukhyaprana Temple as also Anantheshwara and Chandramauleshwara Temples and received rice from the Ashta Mutt seers. The ritual culminated with a ‘Pada Pooja.’

At a function held in this connection a Facebook page named ‘Panchama Paryaya’ was launched by the seer. A book on Tulu script was also released.

The seers  of Admar, Sode, Shiroor and Palimar Mutts were present.

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