Posted: 01.01.2007
 
The annual ritual of Mahamastakabhisheka of Bhagwan Shri Bahubali at Shrawanbelgola will be held on the 2nd February, 2007 with the blessings of Acharya Vidhyanand Ji maharaj. Mahamastakabhisheka February 2006 The worship will be carried out with 1008 kalash in the presence of Acharya Shri Vardhman Sagar Ji maharaj. Award-winning photographer Karoki Lewis went to Shravanabelagola 2006 to capture the sights and...
Posted: 27.02.2006
 
February 8, 2006 was a big day for Shravanabelagola in Karnataka. It marked the millennium's first Mahamastakabisheka, the head anointing ceremony of revered Jain icon Lord Bahubali, or Gomateshwara. As with all things holy, the day-long ceremony began with prayer. Jain monks carried the holy water from the Digambar Jain mutt to the venue. To the chant of hymns, the pontiff Charukeerthi Bhattarka filled a giant...
Posted: 24.01.2006
By Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
I am happy to be here today to inaugurate the Gommateshwar Bhagawan Sri Bahubali Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsava - 2006. My greetings to His Holiness Shanti Sagar Muni Maharaj, His Holiness Charu Keerti Bhattaraka Swamiji, His Holiness Acharya Shree Vidhya-nandhaji Maharaj, Dr. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Sri Kshetra, Dharmasthala, distinguished guests and other participants. I consider myself privileged...

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