Historic Udupi Paryaya 2016

Hari Sarvothama Vayu Jivothama

Shri Raghavendra Gurubyo Namaha


Sri Sri Vishvesha Tirtha Swamiji doing pooja to Lord Sri Krishna @ Udupi.


Pejwar Mutt Seer Sri Sri Vishvesha Tirtha(left) with swamiji of Sri Rayaru Mutt Sri Subhudendra Tirtha,Mantralaya. Photo Courtesy: srsmutt.org


Lord Sri Krishna protects all always, as He is the Lord of all entities in the World. He is Sarvothama and the one who is always filled with auspicious qualities- Sri Madhvacharya in Dvadasa stotra.

About Udupi:

Jagadguru Sri Sri Madhvacharya did installation of Sri Balarama at Vadabhandeshwara,Malpe and Lord Sri Krishna at Parasurama shetra called “Udupi” facing Lord in West direction.Lord is worshipped only through a window with nine holes called the Navagraha Kitiki

Acharya Madhva divided in to eight groups and made Sri Krishna to be worshipped  by each mutt for every two months period.

  1. Palimaru – Sri Hrishikesha Tirtha
  2. Adamaru – Sri Narasimha Tirtha
  3. Krishnapura – Sri Janardhana Tirtha
  4. Puttige – Sri Upendra Tirtha
  5. Shirur – Sri Vamana Tirtha
  6. Sodhe – Sri Vishnu Tirtha
  7. Kaniyooru – Sri Raama Tirtha
  8. Pejavara – Sri Adhokshaja Tirtha

To know more in detail about the sacred place click here

About Paryaya:

Worshipping Sri Krishna by the 8 pithadhipatis of Udupi(in rotation)is called Paryaaya,one who worships presently is called Paryaaya Swamiji.

One should remember that our saint Sri Vadiraja Tirtha introduced the new paryaya system at Udupi by increasing the period of pooja by Astha mathas from two months to two years in Udupi.Click here to know more about Paryaya in detail.

About Sri Vishvesha Tirtha, Pejwar Mutt:

Sri Venkataramana (second child of Sri Narayanacharya and Sri Kamalamma) was born on the 27th of April, 1931. Attained holy sanyasa at the age of 8 [on 3rd December 1938] and renamed as Sri Sri Vishvesha Tirtha Swamiji. His holiness completed all vedic, sastric education under Sri Sri Vidyamanya Tirtha Swamiji. Sri Swamiji right from young age learnt sastras, nyaya and vedanta and became a great scholar.  Vidyagurugalu mahatapasvigalu Sri Vidyamanya Tirtha Swamiji finally said “The knowledge we have provided to Vishveshateertha is much less compared to the knowledge he has acquired through god gifted talent.”

Historic Paryaya 2016: 

As per the Paryaya system Sri Sri Vishvesha Tirtha did the pooja of Lord Shri Krishna for the first time in the year 195 2. For the record fifth time his holiness will be ascending the peeta on 18th January 2016.

Pejavara Paryaya – 2016 Cultural Programs Live Streaming

You can click the below link to watch the live streaming of Paryaya festival,


To know more about Shri Visvesha Tirtha you can click here

Let Sri Sri Vishvesha Tirtha anthargatha Sri Madhvaru anthargatha Lord Sri Krishna bless everyone. 

—In the service of Sri Hari Vayu Gurugalu,


Venkatesh Rajendra Rao.




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