Vishwaroopa Yatra performed- 2 Sep 2020
Marking the conclusion of the Chaturmasya Vratam, Pujyashri Acharyal performed Vishwaroopa Yatra this evening (2 Sep.) at Sri Mahaswami Manimandapam, Orikkai, Kanchipuram.
After darshan and deeparadhana at Sri Brahmapureeshwara Swami temple at Thenambakkam, His Holiness left for Orikkai. At Orikkai, Pujyashri Acharyal was received with poornakumbham. Bhagavat Gita Parayanam was performed followed by Shri Krishna Puja. Thereafter, His Holiness blessed the gathering with Anugraha Bhashanam. Prasadam from Shri Kamakshi Ambal Devasthanam, Sri Chidambaram Sri Nataraja Swami Temple and other temples were offered. After darshan and deeparadhana at Shri Mahaswamigal’s sannadhi, Pujyashri Acharyal returned to Shrimatam camp at Thenambakkam.
The Viswaroopa Yatra is performed on the Bhadrapada Poornima (2 Sep this year), signifying the conclusion of the Chaturmasya Vratam – that begins with the Vyasa Pooja on the Ashada Poornima day. Yatra danam is performed after which, Pujyashri Acharya proceeds on the Vishvaroopa Yatra. After crossing the perimeter, 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.