Sri Bharati Tirtha Swami graces Hospet in March 2014. Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji is the Jagadguru of Sringeri Sharada Peetham.
The Jagadguru arrived at Hospet of Bellary District in the evening of 25th March 2014 and was given a reverential welcome by the devotees of Hospet. Then there was a Shobha Yatra. In the Swagata sabha, the Jagadguru in His Anugraha Bhashanam, elaborated on the qualities of an Astika and the root cause for suffering in the world.
On 26th morning, after giving Darshan to the devotees of Hospet and blessing them with Phala Mantakshata and Tirtha Prasada, the Jagadguru graced the Poornahuti of Navachandi Homa conducted by the Hospet Taluk Brahmana Sabha. The Homa was conducted on the occasion of the foundation stone laying ceremony for Sri Gayatri Devasthana and Samudaya Bhavana (community hall) at Krishna Nagar, Hospet.
After the Poornahuti, the Jagadguru laid the foundation stone and blessed every one assembled there with an Ashirvachanam in which He emphasized the need for being united in the society. The Jagadguru departed from Hospet after in the evening.