The ‘Brahmakalashotsava’ ritual has been held at the 800-year-old Sri Krishna mutt at Udupi as part of renovation of the platform (Pauli) around its sanctum sanctorum.
The mutt had not been renovated before as per available records.
Work has now been undertaken to commemorate the 700th birth anniversary of 13th century thinker and preacher and thinker Sri Madhwacharya,proponent of the ‘Dwaita’ philosophy.
Sri Krishna Mutt, the hub for ‘Dwaita’ philosophy, has been renovated at the initiative of Sri Vishweshatirtha Swami of Pejawar Mutt.
A number of rituals, including ‘Brahmakalasha sthapane,’ rajatha kalasha, Krishnamantra homa and Vishnu Yaga were held yesterday as part of the ‘Brahmakalashotsava’ celebrations.
The main ritual ‘Brahmakumbhabhisheka’ to the idol of Lord Krishna was performed by seers of eight Mutts (ashta mutts) under the guidance of Vishwesha Tirtha Swami.