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2nd Appeal

Date: 16th March, 2011 Dear Members of the Trust, and Members of the Panandiker Kutumb, Re: Construction of proposed temple for Mulpurus of our family. Appeal for donations We have submitted to you a list of members and donors on this website along with the budget needed for construction of the Mulpurus Temple. So far […]

Monday March 21st, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2nd Appeal

APPEAL

II SHRI SHANTADURDA PRASSANN II II Shri Govind Purus Prassann II THE PANANDIKER’S GOVIND PURUS TRUST APPEAL TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW TEMPLE AT KAVLEM Warm greetings to all Panandiker’s  and may all be blessed by the grace of our Kuladevi  Shri Shantadurga and Mul Purus Shri Govind Purus. Last year, […]

Friday February 25th, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on APPEAL

Bhoomi Pooja

The Bhoomi Pooja for the new temple for our Purus will be conducted on 18th February 2011 at the new site at 10:30 AM. All those that can attend are requested to please do so.

Thursday February 17th, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bhoomi Pooja

Site Pictures

Images of Shri Shantadurga Temple and the old and new sites of the Mul Purus. Thanks to Raghudatha Pai Panandiker. Shri Shantadurga Temple, Kavlem Entrance to Vinu Pendse’s residence where the current Mul Purus Temple is situated. Current Mul Purus Temple Current Mul Purus Site Main Dwar of Shri Shantadurga Temple The new site of […]

Wednesday January 5th, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Site Pictures

Panchayatana Puja

Panchayatana puja (IAST Pañcayatana puja) is the system of worship in the Smarta sampradaya of Hinduism. It is said to have been introduced by Adi Shankara, the 8th century CE Hindu philosopher. It consists of the worship of five deities: Shiva, Vishnu, Devi, Surya and Ganesha. Depending on the tradition followed by Smarta households, one […]

Monday January 3rd, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Panchayatana Puja

What is Smarthism?

There are four main sects or practices Hinduism – Shaivism, Saktism, Vaishnavism and Smarthism. Smarthism is an ancient Brahminical tradition reformed by Sankara in the ninth century. The wordSmartas means those who follow the Smriti or dharma Sastras. Smartas follow the Smriti literature, particularly Dharma Shastra, Puranas and the Ithihasas. They worship five forms of God and also […]

Tuesday December 7th, 2010 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What is Smarthism?

Temple Design

Saturday December 4th, 2010 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Temple Design

Letter to Panandikers regarding construction of Temple

Shri Shantadurga Prassanna Shri Govind Purus Prassanna Panandiker’s Govind Purus Trust (Registration No 15/10, Ponda Goa) Shri Mahalaxmi Saunsthan, Laxminagar, Madel, Sernabatim, Colva, Salcette, Goa – 403708 Dear Sir, We refer to the SYNOPSIS about the movement undertaken to construct a temple for our Mulpurus vide our letter dated 19.04.2010 sent on behalf of the […]

Friday December 3rd, 2010 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Letter to Panandikers regarding construction of Temple

Plea for content

If you have any content that you may want to add to this site for e.g.  the history, origins, customs, rites, photographs etc please send them to either raj@panandiker.com or hand it over to one of the office bearers of the Trust.

Thursday December 2nd, 2010 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Welcome to the Panandiker Kutumb’s Shri Govind Purus Website

Welcome to the Panandiker Kutumb’s Govind Purus Website. The site has been created to disseminate information on the mul purus of the Panandiker Kutumb. In the coming weeks more information on the trust and upcoming construction work will be uploaded here.

Wednesday December 1st, 2010 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »