Sri Eeshapriya Teertha Swami of Adamaru Mutt ascends Paryaya Peeta

Team Udayavani, Jan 18, 2020, 10:20 AM IST

Udupi: Sri Eeshapriya Teertha Swami of Adamaru Mutt ascended ‘Paryaya Peeta’ at the over 800-year old Sri Krishna Mutt here on Saturday, January 18.

‘Paryaya’ is the biennial transfer of power among heads of ‘Ashta (eight) Mutts’ of Udupi.

The event marks the conferring of rights of worshipping the presiding deity of Sri Krishna Temple at Udupi on the seer ascending the ‘Sarvajna Peeta.

Under the “Paryaya” scheme of things, the puja and administration of Krishna Mutt is distributed among the Swamijis of Ashta Mutt established by 13th century Dvaita philosopher Sri Madhvacharya, who installed the idol of Lord Krishna at the famous Udupi temple.

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