This page contains too much material to be viewed all at once, and has hence been split as follows.
Udupi -- what's in a name?
Parashurâma-kshetra -- the land of Parashurâma
Sri Krishna Mutt -- the Lord's temple
Worshipping Krishna -- day after day
Car Street -- where the eight MaTha-s are
Kanaka Dâsa -- Krishna's favored devotee
Madhva Sarovara -- Srimad Ananda Tîrtha's own tank
Calendar of Festivals, part one -- notable celebrations
Calendar of Festivals, part two -- continued
Calendar of Festivals, part three -- conclusion
Pâjakakshetra -- Sri Madhva's birthplace
The Paryâya Festival, part one -- preparation for paryâya
The Paryâya Festival, part two -- paryâya-pûrva sanchâra
The Paryâya Festival, part three -- conclusion
Some pictures from the 1980 festival -- an image archive
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The above sections are mostly due to Raymond Crawford, with a few contributions by others as noted individually. General editing and corrections by Shrisha Rao. Much of the factual material comes from Udupi: Past and Present, by Bannanje Govindacharya, Dr. U.P. Upadhyaya, Muralidhar Upadhyaya, published paryâya Sri Pejavar Mutt, 1984; republished paryâya Sri Puttige Mutt, Udupi, 1995 (second edition). This book is available from bookstalls outside Sri Krishna temple, in Udupi, India.
Srî Krishna-Jayantî-Nirnaya of Srîmad Ânanda Tîrtha:
| Devanâgarî | Roman | A composition that prescribes the manner of observing Krishna's birthday.
Mahâbhârata-Tâtparya-Nirnaya of Srîmad Ânanda Tîrtha:
| Devanâgarî | ISBN 0-615-11362-1; 3050 KB, 625 pages. (Includes a Preface, a translation of the Bhâva-Sangraha of Srî Râghavendra Tîrtha, a list of authorities, and a concordance.)
Dvâdasha Stotra of Srîmad Ânanda Tîrtha:
| Devanâgarî | Roman | The famous collection of twelve prayers.
Stotramanjari of Srî Vâdirâja Tîrtha:
| Devanâgarî | ISBN 0-9703421-0-1; 880 KB, 178 pages. A collection of stotra-s including Raupyapîtha Krishna-Stuti; Krishna-Stuti (1); Krishna-Stuti (2); Shrî-Krishna-Râma-avatâra-charitra-ratna-sangraha; AshhTamahishhiyukta-Krishna-stotram; Shrî-Krishna-stotram; Dashâvatâra-stuti -- and lots more.
Srî Krishna-Châritra-Manjarî of Srî Râghavendra Tîrtha:
| Devanâgarî | Roman | An encapsulation of the entire avatâra of Krishna, in just 28 verses.
Srî Krishna-Ashtottarashata-Nâma-Stotra from the Brahmânda Purâna:
| Devanâgarî | Roman | The 108 names of Lord Krishna.
Gôpîgîtam from the Bhâgavata Purâna:
| Devanâgarî | Roman | The prayer of the Gôpîs from the tenth canto.
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Created April 24, 1996; last updated April 28, 2005.