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Swami Dwarakanath Theertha Charitable Trust formed at Gokarna Mutt

Swami Dwarakanath Theertha Charitable Trust formed at Gokarna Mutt

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Mangaluru, Sep 27, 2017:  The second branch of Swami Dwarakanath Theertha Charitable Trust   set up by the Shree Samsthan Gokarna Parthagali Jeevottam Mutt, has  been launched at the Gokarna Mutt in Mangaluru.

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The  first branch is in Bengaluru while the headquarters is in Parthagali Goa/Mumbai.  The Trust has been set up by Sri Vidyadhiraja Theertha Swamiji,  the 23rd pontiff  of the Mutt in memory of  his Guru  Shree Dwarakanatha Swamiji who happened to be the 22nd pontiff of the Samsthan.

This was informed to reporters here by Kumble Narasimha Prabhu, Trustee of the  newly launched Charitable Trust. He said the Mutt which is  celebrating its  542nd  anniversary  has  33 branch Mutts across the nation.

 The excess funds out of the collection made by the Mutt during the 2016 Suvarna Chaturmasa of the Swamiji at Gokarna Mutt  is used as corpus of the Trust which will assist  the under privileged and BPL families  of the community by  providing financial aid for funeral of  needy members. It will also extend aid towards post-pregnancy expenses of women of the community from BPL and poor families . The facility is available for those who had their delivery at a government hospital. The Trust would initially concentrate on these two objectives till March next year after which it plans to hold various other  service initiatives like free  accident insurance  for the  unorganised sector employees of GSB  community. It also intends to organise health camps,  IAS, IPS coaching camps, Bhajan camps  and such other activities.

S Prabhaker Kamath, Trustee  gave information on various service initiatives of the Mutt. B Sripad Shenoy,  Trustee, S.Panduranga Acharya, Treasurer,  S.Vittal.Shenoy,  Secretary  and Basti Puroshotham Shenoy, Joint Treasurer  of Gokarna Mutt Charitable Trust were  present.

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