Shravanabelagola, August 25, 2004: His Holiness Sri Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Shravanabelagola declared that Mahamasthakabhishekha is conducted in full swing and spirit of ‘Nadahabba’ (State Festival). Cultural and social welfare programmes will be held parallely with the celebrations. Emphasis will be laid on adopting human values in day to day life. The publications pertaining to the life and message of Bhagawan Sri Bahubali will be undertaken and seminars and symposia are held in universities and thus creating awareness amongst the youngsters. In addition state and national conferences will be held on Prakrit, Sanskrit and Kannada languages. He also mentioned that the endowment amount of ‘Chavundaraya Award’ established in Kannada Sahitya Parishath will be enhanced. – Jain Heritage Centres News Service (JHCNS)