Sri Dakshinamurti Seva Samiti
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"Even though it looks like a temple, it is called Adiguru Sri Prajna Dakshinamurti
Puja of Adiguru Sri Prajna Dakshinamurti is being conducted regularly in strict
accordance with the Sastras.
Vidyapitham constructed for the inner growth of the vidyarthis (students) studying
in the Ashramam and for the spiritual progress of the seekers residing in or visiting
Special Features of the Vidyapitham
As specified in the agama Sastras, the Vidyapitham is situated in the south of the
Town, on the bank of a river and in an area inhabited by sadhus.
The Vidyapitham is in front of the banyan tree amidst a natural formation of rocks. The
banyan tree is of special significance to Adiguru Sri Prajna Dakshinamurti, who
is pictured as seated under the tree.
The idol of Adiguru Sri Prajna Dakshinamurti is with the chinmudra, as a symbol
of self awareness.
The idol of Adiguru Sri Prajna Dakshinamurti is nine feet in height;There are five
kalasas representing the five letters of the panchakshara mantra 'Namasivaya'. Darshan
of the Adiguru and the 'vimanam' (roof) can be had simultaneously.
The six deities comprising of Sri Vinayakar, Sri Subramanyar,Sri Saradhambal, Sri
Dakshinamurti, Sri Badri Narayanar and Sri Surya Narayanar have a separate sannidhi
for each, where daily Puja is offered.
A special pathway for circumambulation the Vidyapitham, has been laid aesthetically.
The feature of the pathway is that even on sunny days the heat is not felt by those
walking on the path.
A large number of devotees had written the Moola Mantras of all the deities installed
in the Vidyapitham. These handwritten mantras, exceeding several crores, kept in a special
containers were placed to the chanting of the Veda mantras, under the idols of the
Forty eight images of Sri Dakshinamurti as seen in various temples of Tamilnadu
have been engraved on the entrance door.