Suttur, December 24, 2019: The 1060th Jayanthi celebrations of Adijagadguru Paramapujya Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji was held in the divine presence of Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Deshikendra Mahaswamiji and pontiffs of various other maths, ministers, MP, MLAs and other dignitaries, with much fervor.
More than 100 pontiffs of various maths including the Kanakapura, Vatalu, Hosamath, Harave, Kuderu, Belimath, Mallanamoole, Maadahalli, Kunduru, Neelakantaswamy math, Gavadagere, Benakanahalli, Chikkatuppuru, Alamatii, Sooralli, Chunchanahalli and Naviluru maths, along with Haraguru Charamurhty Swamiji, Minister Sri V. Somanna, MP Sri Pratap Simha, MLA Sri Yateendra Siddaramaiah, Sri N. Mahesh, Sri Harshavardhan, Sri G.T. Devegowda, Sri C.S. Puattaraju, Sri B.J. Puttaswamy, former ministers Sri N. Narendraswamy, Sri M. Shivanna, Smt. Geetha Mahadevaprasad, former MP Sri R. Dhruvanarayan, former MLAs Sri C. Guruswamy, Prof. K.R. Mallikarjunappa, Sri Vasu, Sri Balaraju, Sri M.K. Somashekar, Sri A.R. Krishnamurthy, Sri Thontadaraya, former ZP President Smt. Nagashri Pratap, Sri H. Venkatesh, Sri Mahadevaiah and others were present.
The procession of Adijagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji was taken out in the main thoroughfares of Suttur, led by various folk forms including Nandi Dhwaja, Veeragase, Mangalavaadya, Kombu-Kahale, School Bands, NCC, Veeramakkala Kunita, folk teams, etc. The JSS Lalithakala team performed vachana recital, while Sri Siddarama Kesapura presented light music programme.
Minister V. Somanna released the 2020 table calendar published by the JSS Mahavidyapeetha on this occasion.
Dr. Siddalinga Shivacharya Mahaswamiji of Vatalu was wished by all the dignitaries on his 71st birthday.
Shivadeeksha was given to more than 50 children on the occasion.
Thousands of people from Mysuru, Chamarajanagara, Mandya, Hassan, Ramanagara, Bengaluru and other districts took part in the Jayanthi celebrations enthusiastically.