Guru Raghavendra Swamy Jayanti (Vardhanti or Birthday) falls on March 8, 2019. Vardhanti of Sri Rayaru is observed on the seventh day during the Shukla Paksha of Phalguna Masa as per traditional calendar followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Sri Rayaru has massive following in South India, especially in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The birth anniversary is observed around the world by the followers of the Guru.
The main celebrations known as Sri Raghavendra Guru Vaibhavotsava celebrations is held at Mantralaya.
Chanting of the mantra associated with Sri Raghavendra is considered highly auspicious. Various organizations attached to Sri Raghavendra Swamigal organize satsangs and other programs on the day.
We are blessed to be in the countless number of devotees of Sri Rayara and on this day we will offer our prayers to him for the benefit of all humanity globally. Please see the documents page for a link to one of most wonderful books we have uploaded on our Guru.