Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetadhipathi Jagathguru Pujyasri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Sankaracharya Swamigal will observe Sri Shobakrith Samvathasara Chathurmasya Vratham from July 06, 2023 to Sep. 29, 2023 at Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam – Kashi Branch, Hanuman ghat, Varanasi.
During chaturmasyam, sanyasis do not travel and stay in one place performing special vratams, anushtanams and vyasa pooja. It is a tradition for shishyas to offer bhikshavandanam during chaturmasya kalam to sanyasis.
NRI devotees can choose to participate in the KKSF Bhikshavandnam on any of these dates (DD/MM/YYYY):
|14/07/2023||FRIDAY||KRISHNA PAKSHA DHWADHASI|
|30/07/2023||SUNDAY||SUKLA DHWADHASI, PRADOSHAM|
|1/8/2023||TUESDAY||UTHRADAM , POURNAMI POOJA|
|3/8/2023||THURSDAY||SRI JAYENDRA SARASWATHI SWAMIGAL JEYANTHI|
|13/08/2023||SUNDAY||ALPA DHWADHASI, PRADOSHAM|
|30/08/2023||WEDNESDAY||AVITTAM, YAJUR UPAKARMA|
|11/9/2023||MONDAY||KRISHNA PAKSHA DHWADHASI|
NRI devotees who want to donate through KKSF can follow process outlined below in three steps or through Kanchi Mutt Seva.
Step 1: Donate securely through PayPal through this link
Step 2: After donating , note down the transaction id from the PayPal page or the PayPal receipt email.
Step 3: Fill out the details of gothram, nakshatram etc through this google form link
Important Please Note
All steps are mandatory to offer Bikshavandanam. A minimum of THREE days advance registration required.
Always provide a USA phone number for any clarifications.
If you fill India address, you will receive prasadams with a picture to your India address.
USA address will receive Vibuthi, Kumkum and mangala akshadai due to customs clearance formalities.
One PayPal Payment per family Sankalpam. Please do not combine payments for relatives as tracking is different.
Paypal Email and transaction numbers are critical to validate PayPal with this form. Please provide accurate information.
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