Pujas & Events in March 2014 at Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, Kanchipuram

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

1 March 2014 – Aradhana of Shri Mahadevendra Saraswathi Swamiji (Parama Guru, Kalavai)

14 March 2014 – Pradosha Puja

15 March 2014 – Pournami Puja

30 March 2014 – Aradhana of Shri Mahadevendra Saraswathi Swamiji – Paratparaguru, Ilayathangudi

31 March 2014 – Ugadi, Vasanta Navaratri begins

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 South India.

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