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SrI UttamUr Swami's Thirunakshatram celebrations

From: M.S.HARI Madabhushi Sarangarajan Hari (mshari_at_usa.net)
Date: Wed Jan 03 2001 - 10:53:57 PST

SrI:
SrI PadmAvati SamEta SrInivAsa ParabrahmaNE namaha
SrI abhinava dESika UttamUr vAtsya VIrarAghavArya MahAdESikAya namaH

 namO nArAyaNa!

 Dear devotees,

 This is to invite you all on behalf of SrI UttamUr -
 VIrarAghavAchAriar Centenary Trust and Thirunakshatram mahOtsava
 committee, for the forthcoming grand celebrations of the 
 thirunakshatram of "abhinava dESika" SrI UttamUr SwAmi. The actual 
 day of thirunakshatram is on thai swAti - Jan 17th as per Indian 
 Calendar. 

 Tanians of SrI UttamUr SwAmi :

    adbhutam yasya vikrAntam vEda-VIthI-ViSOdanE |
    aparam nigamAntAryam prapadyE vIrarAghavam   ||
    
    rangarAmAnujOttu~ngadayApAtram guNOjjvalam |
    SrI VIrarAghavAchAryam vandE abhinava dESikam ||

 The following is the program schedule :

   16th Jan (Tue) :
  ******************  
     8 am : VEda, Prabandha and Grantha pArAyaNa starts and
            resumes at 3 pm after noon interval.

  6:30 pm : "RanganAthan and DESikan" - UpanyAsam by 
             SrI U.Ve. PerukkAraNai ChakravartAchArya swAmi

   17th Jan (Wed) :
  ******************  
  
     7 am : VEda, Prabandha and Grantha pArAyaNam concludes.

            Release of <reprinted> "Prabandha Rakshai Commentary 
            by SrI UttamUr SwAmi for RAmAnuja NooRRandAdi".

            SARRumuRai, SrI-pAda tIrtaprasAda viniyOgam,
            tadIyArAdhanam.

   18th Jan (Thu) :
  ******************  
    
     2 pm : Lecture at Madras University - VaishNavism department.
            SrImad AanDavan of SrIrangam PeriAshramam will
            deliver the upanyAsam.

   19th Jan (Fri) :
  ******************  

     2 pm : SrI KooratAzhwAn's Pan~castavam pArAyaNam by
            Ladies from "SrI Koustubham" Hasthigiri group.
            {run by SrI KGK}

  6:30 pm : "ThiruvE~nkaTamuDayAn and DESikan" - UpanyAsam by
            SrI U.Ve. n^allUr SEvA SrInivAsarAghavAchArya swAmi.

   20th Jan (Sat) :
  ******************  
               
     3 pm : SrI DESika Stotra pArAyaNam by Children from
            "SuprajA Stotra" Group {run by SrI KGK}.

  6:30 pm : "DEvAdirAjan and DESikan" - UpanyAsam by 
            SrI U.Ve. ChEttalUr PayyampADi SrIvatsA~nkAchArya swAmi.


  21st Jan (Sun) :
 ******************

   11 am to 6 pm : Vidvat Sathas on "SrI BhAshyam".
                   Large number of ViSishTAdvaita scholars will 
                   assemble and each one will speak upon an 
                   adhikaraNa of his choice from SrI BhAshya,
                   esp as commented upon by SrI UttamUr SwAmi.

  22nd Jan (Mon) :
 ******************
 
  6:30 pm : "NammAzhwAr and DESikan" - UpanyAsam by 
            SrI U.Ve.PuriSai naDAdUr KrishNamAchArya swAmi

  23rd Jan (Tue) :
 ******************
              
  6:30 pm : "ALavandAr and DESikan" - UpanyAsam by 
            SrI U.Ve. PulikunRam StalasayanAchArya swAmi.

  24th Jan (Wed) :
 ******************
              
  6:30 pm : "EmperumAnAr and DESikan" - UpanyAsam by 
            SrI U.Ve. VIrApuram KrishNamAchArya swAmi.
  
  25th Jan (Thu) :
 ******************
              
  6:30 pm : "DESikan and abhinava-dESikan" - UpanyAsam by 
            SrI U.Ve. VillUr naDAdUr KaruNAkarAchArya swAmi.


  All upanyAsams will have the commentaries and other 
  works by SrI UttamUr SwAmi as the basis.

  Venue : SiddhAshramam,
          7 (New #19), NAthamuni St,
          T.Nagar, Chennai 600-017.

---------------------------------------

  It is also scheduled to release the web-site of 
  SrI abhinava dESika, uploaded with much more information,
  on Jan 17th.

 aDiyEn,
 M.S.HARI rAmAnuja dAsan (mshari@usa.net)



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