Bengaluru, April 21, 2017: The city of Bengaluru and Tondanur in Mandya will come alive with Sri Yadugiri Yathiraja Matha scheduling various religious and cultural events over the next two weeks. The events are being held to commemorate 1000th years of religious guru Jagadguru Sri Ramanujacharya (1017-1137). Acharya Sri Ramanuja is a great philosopher and social reformer of 11th century. He created a history by admitting the so called down trodden of the society to the temples.
In Bengaluru, the celebrations will begin on Saturday, April 22, 2017, with the Panchamrutha Abhishekam to Sri Ramanujacharya along with Sri Srinivasaswamy Mantappadi Utsav. Various events including religious processions, decorations and cultural programmes will go on till May 1, 2017 in Bangalore when the Sahasramanotsava Tirunakshatra will be held.
On April 25th, the action will shift to Tondanur in Pandavapura of Mandya district, wherein the highest statue of Sri Ramanujacharya for the state will be unveiled.
At the Palace Grounds on Sunday, May 14, 2017, a valedictory event of the Ramanuja Sahasra Sambrama will be held. Dignitaries and VIPs from different parts of the state and the country will participate in the event on that day.
Sri Sri Yathiraja Narayana Ramanuja Jeer Swami, present and 41st pontiff of the Sri Yadugiri Yathiraja Matham said that during the year 2017, which is the Millennium year of Sri Ramanuja, Sri Matham will also be holding various welfare activities.
About Sri Yadugiri Yathiraja Matha
SYYM was established by the far-sighted leader Sri Ramanuja Acharya around 1090 A.D., at Melukote (150 km from Bangalore, Karnataka). Acharyas are embodiments of distinct qualities (nobility, mercy, devotion, knowledge, capacity, compassion, realization, etc) and their actions get manifested through their numerous tributaries like Mutts, temples, scholars, devotees.
Sri Yathiraja Matha has adopted one orphanage and providing food and milk to the children. Apart from this, under midday meal Sri Mutt is feeding 500 school children every day. Sri matham is protecting nearly 150 cows.
About Sri Ramanujacharya
Just as a Project Management Office Team is an organizational catalyst in a corporate ecosystem, Ramanuja too had erudite vision to translate his analytical insights into concrete action able tasks with strategic roadmaps. His effective management/utilization of human resources/stakeholders, scope, communication, info, quality & risk areas, aptly deem fit to be an outstanding Use Case Manual of a philosopher-cum-Program Manager.
Sri Yathiraja Narayana Ramanuja Jeer Swami-
Our present progressive 41st pontiff, Sri Yathiraja NARAYANA Ramanuja Jeer Swami, who adorned the Peetam on 25.Nov.2014, is an effective community program manager by Himself. With his effacing charisma & vibrant outreach, he is tirelessly guiding his ongoing mission 'Rush towards Ramanuja', which includes many socio-cultural projects. With immense passion, all his laudable Sevas are invoking a Transformational Change.