Karkala gears up for Lord Bahubali Mahamastakabhisheka

The Sri Jain Dharma Jeernodhara Sangha is in cheerful readiness of beginning arrangements for the maha mastakabhisheka of Bhagwan Bahubali at Karkala.

Customarily, the methodology of performing maha mastakabhisheka of Bhagwan Bahubali is held once at regular intervals and the last such ceremonies were held at Karkala in 2002. A general race year has come in the method for holding the customs not long from now and will now be held in the last week of January 2015.

Introduced under the perfect direction of Sri Lalitakeerthi muni in 1432, the icon of Bhagwan Bahubali at 42.5 feet tall is the second biggest stone monument of the Lord after the one in Shravanabelagola in Hassan. Placed on top of hillock in Karkala, the symbol of Lord Bahubali is most frequented by visitors from all groups and the Sangha is wanting to utilize this occasion to guarantee that the essential foundation needs of the zone gets a significant leg up.

M N Rajendra Kumar, working president of the Sangha said the maha mastakabhisheka is a significant occasion for the Jain group and parts from crosswise over India and even abroad are required to partake in the customs. Ignoring about 18 Jain basadis at the foothill of the hillock on which the stone monument is found, the spot needs a significant change regarding foundation, for example, streets, water to manage surge of aficionados expected, he said.

The Sangha will hold its first preparatory gathering at the daanashaale of Bhagwan Sri Bahubali Pravachan Mandir at Karkala on June 29 at 10.30am under the initiative of D Veerendra Heggade, dharmadhikari of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala.

Sri Lalithakeerthi Bhattaraka Pattacharyavarya swamiji of Sri Jain Math, Karkala and all group pioneers will tune in this gathering that is required to be a meeting to generate new ideas.

The careful dates of the mega occasion will be chosen at this gathering, Kumar said including it will be chosen in discussion with the head of Sri Shravanabelagola Jain Math. The Sangha will ask for the state and union governments to deal with the foundation needs and will meet all expenses identified with the religious occasion from inside the group, benefactors and well wishers. It will be our attempt to hold the occasion in a taught customary manner, he noted.

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