Moodabidri: The construction of temples and religious practices will increase devotion and devotion to God in our society,’ said Sri Ishapriya Swamiji of Udupi Adamaru Math.
He laid the Foundation stone at Sri Gopakrishna Temple Maruru-Hosangadi for the new sanctum sanctorum on Wednesday and blessed it.
Sri Muktananda Swamiji of Sri Kshetra Karinje blessed that everyone should join hands in the revival of religion by using one portion of their wealth for religious activities. He said that there is no doubt that when the devotees work on the renovation work of Gopalakrishna temple with the devotion of Rama’s devotee Hanuman and like the immaculate mind of Sudhama, the work of the deity will be completed within the stipulated time.
Chief Priest of Kateelu Durgaparameshwari Temple Shri Lakshmi Narayan Asranna, General Secretary of the Restoration Committee Ramdas Asranna, MLA Umanatha Kotyan, Former Minister Abhayachandra Jain, Administrator of Hosangadi Palace Moktesara Sampath Kumar Shetty, Restoration Committee Guide Jeevandhar Kumar, Congress Leader Mithun Rai, Todaru Diwakara Shetty, Bhoja Shetty. Maruruguthu, businessman Sudhir Hegde Bailur, chief priest of the constituency Venkataraja Asranna, project officer of SKDRDP Narayan Shetty were present.
K. Sripathi Bhat, chairman of the Rehabilitation Committee, welcomed. Kokradi was narrated by Ajith Kumar and praised by Sushant Karkera.