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Masa Tirunakshatram of H.H. Srimad Poundarikapuram Andavan Swami
Date: Thu Feb 08 2001 - 05:59:11 PST


SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha 
SrimatE Rangaramanuja MahadesikAya Namaha 
SrimatE NigamAntha MahadesikAya Namaha 
SrimatE Ramanuja MahadesikAya Namaha 

Sri Vedanta Desika Sabha and Sri Ramanuja Mission Inc are pleased to 
announce the celebration of the Maasi Masam Rohini Tirunakshatram of 
H.H. Paravakottai Andavan Swami, the Prakritam Andavan Swami of Srimad 
Poundarikapuram Ashramam- as a part of the ongoing 81st
Thirunakshatram celebrations of the great Yathi. It is a tradition 
that in the year leading up to the 81st Tirunkashatram, a special 
celebration be conducted to mark the Nakshatram in each month. This 
is being conducted at the Ashramam in Srirangam as well as at other 
places (Chennai, Bangalore). Rohini Nakshatram in the month of Maasi 
(Feb 15-March 14) occurs on March 3, 2001. A Padhuka Aradhanam will be 
performed to commemorate the auspicious occasion. Details of the event 
are as follows: 

Date: March 3, 2001 
Time: 8.30 am 
Venue: Rangaswamy Residence, Westborough, MA 

For the first time in the US, a grand celebration is being planned and 
we cordially invite all Bhagavatas to take part in this event and 
receive the munificent blessings of the Padhukas. All SriVaishanava 
organizations/Vedic groups are most welcome to participate 
in/co-sponsor the event. Proceeds from the Padhuka Aradhanam will be 
donated to H.H. Srimad Andavan Swami of Srimad Poundarikapuram 
Ashramam. Further information and updates will be posted as and when 
they become available. These can also be found at the Ramanuja Mission 
website and Vedanta Desika Sabha website. 

Namo Narayana 

SriMuralidhara Dasan

           - SrImate rAmAnujAya namaH -
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