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Swamishri's morning pooja

Swamishri performing the murti pratishtha rituals

Shree Akshar Purushottam Maharaj


Sunday, May 16, 2004

    New York mandir (temple) was packed with countless devotees to witness the murti pratishtha (image installation) ceremony performed by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, which included a traditional Vedic mahapooja performed by saints.

    This was New York's fourth murti pratishtha since 1974, and this time, a majestic sinhasan (shrine or throne) and new murtis (images) were consecrated by Swamishri. On this historic occasion, Dr. K. C. Patel, a pioneer of Satsang in America, noted the growth of BAPS in North America over the span of three decades, and made several requests to Swamishri that Satsang continues to progress at a greater rate.

    The Northeast ladies wing presented a garland created entirely of real pearls to Shri Harikrishna Maharaj and Swamishri. Swamishri was in a particularly joyous mood transforming the atmosphere to one of surreal divinity.




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