Vajrotsava - 75 Birthday Celebrations of Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji - 23 May 2017

  • 23 May 2017 - 23 May 2017
  • Mysore, India

Vajrotsava - 75 Birthday Celebrations of Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji - 23 May 2017

 

 

In the morning, Pujya Swamiji took Darshana of Dattatreya. Sri Swamiji took salute from the Sri Datta Humane Services SDHS volunteer corps in front of the universal prayer hall. Sri Swamiji offered Purnahuti of Dattatreya Homa and performed Sri Chakra Puja. Sri Swamiji then released the life history book of Sri Swamiji translated in Malayalam by Smt.Vidya Vaidyanathan of Palakkad. Sri Swamiji also released “Sri Datta Katha Manjari, a Telugu book, Sri Swamiji also distributed Datta Peetham charities financial contribution to families of famers who ended their lives. 

 

In the ensuing Chaitanyarchana program, the following dignitaries were awarded with titles. 

 

Pravachana Nidhi

1. Bachampalli Santosha Kumar Shastry, Hyderabad

 

Asthana Vidwan 

3. Sri K Chandra Shekhara Ghanapathi, Tirupati (Yajurveda)

4. Prof. Veeranarayana Pandurangi, Bengaluru (Nyaya Shastra)

5. Sri V S Gurunatha Ghanapathi, Chennai (Yajurveda, Meemamsa Shastra)

6. Prof. Sripada Satyanarayana, Tirupati (Vyakarana Shastra)

7. Vidwan Trichur R Mohan, Chennai (Mrudanga)

8. Dr. Shertalay Ranganatha Sharma, Madurai (Carnatic Vocal)

9. Pundit Ram Kumar Mishra, Varanasi (Tabla)

10. Pundit Arjun Kumar, Bengaluru (Mrudanga)

11. Sri Shaik Mabu, Nuzividu

 

Shuka Vana Award

12. Sri A R Vijay, Chennai

 

Sri.Bachampalli Santosh Kumar spoke on behalf of the awardees and thanked Pujya Swamiji for blessing them. 

 

Later, Sri Swamiji released five books penned by Sri Kuppa Krishna Murthy, Vidyadhikari of Datta Peetham. They are 

 

1.Rudra Geethi - Telugu poems in glory of Lord Shiva composed by Sri.Kuppa Krishna Murthy. It is written  in Megha Vispurhita  a rare metre - 

 

2,Datta Natha Manjari - Datta stories from Datta Charitra in Telugu poetry

 

3.Natika Saptakam - Four plays in Telugu prose

 

4.Ganesha Sadguru - 5 Shataka (100 stanzas) in Sanskrit - 2 on Ganesha & 3 on Pujy Sri Swamiji 

 

5.Padya Parijatamu - Colletion of poetic pieces by Sri Kuppa Krishna Murthywitten on various occasions in different meters.

 

 

Later, Sri H.D.Deve Gowda, former Prime Minister of India arrived in Nada Mantapa. He released Kananda version of Pujya Sri Swamiji’s updated life history. He spoke about Dattatreya tradition in his life and the daily prayers he offers to Dattatreya. 

 

In the evening, Sri Swamiji honoured Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Sarod maestro with “Nada Nidhi” title. 

Later, Ustad Aman Ali, son of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan played Hindustani Classical music on Sarod instrument. His father joined him later. Ustad Amjad ji recalled his twenty five years of musical relationship with Pujya Sri Swamiji. 

Parama Pujya Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji in Sri Dattatreya temple before leaving for third days program of Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji inspects parade of Volunteers - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji inspects parade of Volunteers - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji inspects parade of Volunteers - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji comes in Mooshika Vahana Utsava from Datta temple to Nada Mantapa - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Procession from Datta Temple to Nada Mantapa - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Sri Chakra Puja - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Sri Chakra Puja - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji releases Malayalam language version of His biography offered by Smt.Vidya of Palghat
Pujya Sri Swamiji releases Telugu book "Datta Katha Manjari" written by Vid.Kuppa Krishna Murthy
Pujya Sri Swamiji with recipients of awards & citations during Chaitanya Archana - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji distributes financial assistance to families of deceased farmers who ended lives due to distress. - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji distributes financial assistance to families of deceased farmers who ended lives due to distress. - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Sri.H.D.Deve Gowda, former Prime Minister of India honors Pujya Sri Swamiji on 75th Birthday - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Sri.H.D.Deve Gowda, former Prime Minister of India speaks about Pujya Sri Swamiji on 75th Birthday - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Sri.H.D.Deve Gowda, former Prime Minister of India releases updated Kannada biography of Pujya Sri Swamiji on 75th Birthday - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji awards "Nada Nidhi" title on world famous Sarod musician Ustad Amjad Ali Khan - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan gave a Hindustani Sarod concert in Nada Mantapa as part of Pujya Sri Swamiji's 75th Birthday festival - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
Nada Nidhi awardee Ustad Amjad Ali Khan plays Sarod along with his son Aman Ali Khan - Vajrotsava festivities - Day 3 - 23 May 2017
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