Pujas & Events in February 2014 in Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kanchipuram

Here is a list of Pujas & Events in February 2014 in Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kanchipuram – Important Pujas and Events in February 2014

Tuesday, February 4 – Vasanta Panchami

Thursday, February 6 – Ratha Saptami

Wednesday, February 12 – Pradosha Puja

Friday, February 14 – Pournami Puja

Saturday, February 22 – Aradhana of Shri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi (Parameshti Guru, Kalavai)

Wednesday, February 26 – Jayanti Mahotsav of HH Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji

Thursday, February 27 – Pradosha Puja , Mahashivaratri.

About Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kanchipuram

Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham is a Hindu monastic institution located in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, one of the five pancha-bhUta-sthalas (Temples denoting the ‘5 Elements’). The five pancha-bhUta-sthalas or material sites represent earth (Kanchipuram), sky (Chidambaram), air (Kalahasti), fire (Thiruvannamalai), and water (Thiruvanaikoil).

It is known formally as Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, and is claimed to be founded by the Adi Sankara The head of the matha is referred to as a “Sankaracharya”, a title that is also applied to the heads of the four Adi Sankara mathas.

The Kanchi matha has been gaining prominence since the 18th century, when it was at Kumbakonam. Today it is one of the most important religious institutions of SouthIndia.

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