Renukacharya Jayanti (Jagadguru Revanacharya Jayanthi)

Renukacharya Jayanti (Revanacharya Jayanthi) is the birth anniversary of Sage Renukacharya Swamiji, who established Rambhapuri Mutt or Jagadguru Rambhapuri Veerasimhasana Mahasamasthna Peeta. In 2013, Renukacharya Jayanti date is March 25. As per Hindu calendar, Jagadguru Renukacharya Jayanti is observed on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi in Falguna Month.

Rambhapuri Mutt is located on the banks of River Bhadra in Balehonnur in Chikmagalur district in Karnataka.

Renukacharya is first among the Panchacharyas of Pancha Veerasaiva Peethas. The other four Panchacharya Peethas are -Saddharma Shimhasana of Ujjain (Karnataka), Vairagya Shimhasana of Kedar (Uttaranchal), Surya Shimhasana of Shrishaila (Andhra Pradesh) and Jnana Shimhasana of Kashi (Uttar Pradesh).

Jagadguru Renukacharya established Rambhapuri Mutt during early stage in Kruthayuga. The Veerabadra temple attached to the Mutt has strong metallic images of Veerabhadra and Bhadrakali. Shri Jagadguru Renukacharyaji, who sprang from Someshwar Linga at Kollipaki in Andhra Pradesh, established the Rambhapuri Peetha in Karnataka.

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