2531st Shankara jayanti mahotsavam (2022)

1.5.2022 – 6.5.2022: 2531st shankara Jayanti mahotsavam: veda parayanam, acharyal puja

Vaidikas from many locations are virtually joining in for this event, which is telecast live (via Zoom) on the Asthika Dharmam YouTube channel. Budget: ₹6 lakhs (approx.), for Chaturveda Parayanam, Acharyal Puja (all six days) and procession (on Shankara Jayanti day). We pray for Acharyal Anugraham for the entire nation and the world to tide over this pandemic completely and for health and well-being of all.


The trustees, led by Brahmashri K. Y. Bharaneedhara Sastrigal, secretary of the above trust and a popular exponent of upanyasas, are pioneering an effort to support the vaidikas and pray for the well-being of all during this pandemic. 

With the blessings of Moolāmnāya Sarvajña Kanchi Kamkoti PīṭhādhipatiHis Holiness Sri Sri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswati Swamigal, the trust is raising funds for Chaturveda Parayanam and Acharyal puja on the very special occasion of Shankara Jayanti. 

ABOUT Sri JagadHguru Vedaparayana Trust

Established by the Moolāmnāya Sarvajña Kanchi Kamkoti Pīṭhādhipatis, HH Sri Sri Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal and HH Sri Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswati Swamigal two decades ago, the trust has been conducting various dharmic activities including: 

  • Veda pārāyanams in places such as Prayagraj, Rameswaram, etc
  • Ghana and Samhitā pārāyanams at various places
  • Music festivals, Veda sāstra upanyāsams
  • Assisting economically backward students, assistance for marriages, apara karma assistance

They have been conducting various welfare and religious Dharmic activities in the past with the most recent one being the support for over  The Jagadhguru Veda Parayana Trust 

  1. In 2021, SJVP Trust supported a number of vaidikas, pujakas etc. and also organised an Indrakshi Japam and Moksha deepam for the departed souls during the tragic pandemic.
  2. In 2020, SJVP Trust supported 377 vaidikas, gurukkals, pujaris during Shankara Jayanthi (April 2020). The trust disbursed ₹22,49,500  –details of which can be found here
  3. In 2020, SJVP Trust supported 550+ priests associated with the Tiruchendur Murugan Temple in an ongoing campaign – details of which can be found here. 
 Donations to this trust are eligible for income tax deduction under 80G. 



Sri Jagadhguru Vedaparayana Trust

New No.9/C, Kamakshipuram II Street, West Mambalam, Chennai – 600033
Contact: Brahmasri Ky. Bharaneedhara Sastrigal +91-99400-00056

80G Tax exemption details 

All donations are eligible for deduction u/s 80G of IT Act 1961 vide order No. DIT(E) No. 2(167)/00-01 dated 15.05.2008. (PAN No. AACTS4049K)