[Advaita-l] 3D Holographic Video presentation: At Sringeri

GR Vishwanath grv144 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 10:53:50 EDT 2017

I felt ambivalent on reading this. Till date, I had always equated "3D
holograms" with gimmickry. So it is slightly disorienting to read about the
Sringeri Mahasannidhaanam endorsing this.

On Sat, Jul 22, 2017 at 3:51 AM, V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> In connection with the birth Centenary Year of our Jyeshta
> Mahasannidhanam, His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatheertha
> Mahaswamiji, by His infinite Grace a 3D Holographic Video presentation on
> the Jagadguru was inaugurated today morning by Their Holinesses Jagadguru
> Sri Bharathi Theertha Mahaswamiji, Mahasannidhanam and Jagadguru Sri
> Vidhushekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji, Sannidhanam, at Sacchidananda Vilas,
> Sringeri, in the presence of the Administrator and CEO of the Math Sri V.R
> Gowrishankar. Their Holinesses were immensely pleased with the 3D
> Holography on Jyeshta Mahasannidhanam and showered their choicest blessings
> on Sri Vidyashankar Krishnan of MM Forgings Ltd, Chennai who had brought
> out the said video presentation.
> In the afternoon, Sri VR Gowrishankar, Administrator, inaugurated the
> Holographic Presentation for public view at the Pravachana Mandiram,
> Sringeri amidst devotees who had assembled there. He also released two
> pamphlets for distribution to public during the Video presentation and
> wished that all those who come to the Math for darshan watch the
> presentation and earn the grace of the Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatheertha
> Mahaswamiji, the 35th Shankaracharya of the Peetham during His birth
> centenary.
> The 20-minute 3D holographic presentation is in two languages, English and
> Kannada and covers rare video footages showing Jyeshtha Mahasannidhanam in
> Nirvikalpa samadhi, perform His Japa, deliver a short lecture and perform
> Sri Chandramoulesswara Puja.
> The presentation is now available for public view at the Pravachana
> Mandiram starting from today and devotees can view it as per the timings
> published in the notice board kept outside the hall. Devotees who watched
> the presentation today in batches were heard saying that they felt as if
> they actually had the darshan of Jyeshta Mahasannidhanam.
> (Message from Sridhar who was in Sringeri yesterday.)
> While you can view the presentation on your visit to Sringeri, please
> inform your friends and relatives visiting Sringeri about this.
> Om Tat Sat
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