The ancient festival
of Rath Yatra was celebrated in the presence of Pramukh Swami
Maharaj in Sarangpur on 4 July 2008.
Thousands of devotees
were present as Swamishri performed pujan and abhishek of the
murti of Shri Nilkanth Varni to be consecrated in the Abhishek
Mandapam in Bhavnagar mandir.
After his morning
puja, Swamishri blessed the assembly, "If we give the reins
of our life's chariot to God and his holy Sadhu, they will take
us to Akshardham. just as Arjun discarded all his wishes and
obeyed the Lord, we, too must obey the commands of God and make
our life worthwhile."
sat in a decorated chariot with Shri Harikrishna Maharaj. Senior
sadhus performed pujan and arti of Shri Harikrishna Maharaj
and the the rath yatra was celebrated by circumambulating the
At the end, prasad
was distributed to all.
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