Udupi, Jan 15, 2021: The three Chariot Car Festival was celebrated in a grand manner in Udupi on January 14, Thursday on the occasion of the Makara Sankranthi. Hundreds of devotees had gathered to witness the festivities held at Carstreet.
Paryaya Admar Mutt Pontiff Sri Vishwa Priya Theertha Swamiji, Junior seer of the Mut Sri Esha Priya Swamiji, Krishnapur Mutt Pontiff Sri Vidyasagara Theertha Swamiji, Phalimar seer Sri Vidyadheesha Theertha Swamiji, Pejawar Seer Sri Vishwa Prasanna Theertha Swamiji, Kaniyoor Swamiji Sri Vidyavallabha Theertha Swamij, Sode Mutt’s Sri Vishwavallabha Theertha Swamiji and Phalimar Mutt Pontiff Sri Vidya Rajeshwara Theertha Swamiji also participated in the rituals.
As part of the festivities Theppotsava was also held wherein the Utsava Murthis of Lord Krishna, Mukhyaprana and Anantheshwara were taken around the Madhwa Sarovara. The idols of Lord Anantheshwara and Chandramauleeshwara were then placed on the chariot and pooja was offered. The chariots were pulled around Carstreet by the devotees.