28 September 2015
Sri Chandramoulisvaraya Namah:
Their Holinesses Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji and Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji will perform Viswaroopa Yatra on Monday - 28th Sep. 2015. The Yatra will commence at 4.30 pm from Shrimatam.
The Viswaroopa Yatra is performed on the Bhadrapada Poornima day (falling on 28 September this year), signifying the conclusion of the Chaturmasya Vratam – that begins with the Vyasa Pooja on the Ashada Poornima day. Yatra danam is performed at Shrimatam after which, Their Holinesses proceed on the Vishvaroopa Yatra in a procession comprising of devotees , elephants, dundubhi , and mangala vadyam.
After crossing the Northern perimeter of the Kanchipuram Town , Lord Krishna is invoked with the Shloka
Vasudeva sutam Devam, Kamsa Chanoora Mardanam I
Devaki Paramanandam Krishnam Vande jagadgurum II
and Sri Krishna Pooja is performed. After this, the XI Chapter of Srimad Bhagavad Gita is chanted, as per customs. Important verses are repeated by the assembled gathering. The puja concludes with deepa Aradhana for Lord Krishna. Devotees can participate in the Yatra, and bring the XI Chapter of the Bhagavad Gita along with them and join in the chanting.