LHVSMPS & SSS conducted the sacred HariVayuStuthi parayana on 24 Aug 2014 @ Gunaseelam Sri Prasanna Venkatesa Swami Temple (about 30 kms from Srirangam) with 170+ sajjanas and over 400 people attended the event.
Registration process for the event started long back and thanks to all who have made timely registrations. Several devotees including a team from Chennai, Cuddalore, Thirukkoilur, Madurai, Karur and Coimbatore arrived early on 23rd Aug. Accommodation for the overnight stay of outstation participants had been arranged by the Samiti in a Kalyan Mantap very near to the Temple
On the parayana day, sajjanas got up early in the morning around 4.30 am and had “Cauvery Snana & Anushtana” near by the temple. Devotees started arriving at the venue as early as 6 AM. Registration counters were set up to guide the devotees assembling for the parayana.
Before the parayana, Samithi has arranged for “Go Padhma Pooja at Temple” and special pooja was made by Suhasini Sthrigalu who had accompanied their husbands. Our Mentor Dr.Raghu has given guidance and taught “Go Padhma Vrutha Pooja Krama” by referring “Go Padma Vrutha Pooja” book released by Samithi recently. Specialty of this event was that pooja was made to “Go Padhma Rangoli” drawn by Sthrigalu using the kit given by Samithi in front of Devasthana Goshala. Regn. tokens were issued to the sajjanas assembled for the parayana and they were seated inside the temple.
Our Mentor, Dr.Raghu Acharya along wtih Sri Ramesh & Sri LakshmiPathiRaja started the sankalpa by 8:15 AM. One avrutti of HVS purascharane was chanted in chorus by 170+ devotees followed by 1 Avruthi of Sundarakanda, Yathrodharaka Hanumath Stotra and Grantha Malika Stotra.
Teerthaprasadam was served to all devotees who participated in the parayana and also for other accompanies to them in the mantapa. The Samiti is pleased to note that Mahilas had turned up in good numbers not only to witness the event but also took an active part in the performance of the poojas. Prasadha was given to all the sajjanas after the parayana.
The Samiti thanks all those devotees who had participated in this paryana event making it a grand success and seeks their continued support and contribution in all the forth coming events of the Samiti that are being planned The Samiti invokes the blessings of Sri Hari Vayu Gurugalu to one and all.
Incidentally, the Samiti is very pleased to note that both HVS & SK parayana (in the mornings) and Madhwa Nama & Lakshmi Shobane parayanas (in the evenings) were enthusiastically arranged in a number of Madhwa households (in different places in the City) during all the 10 days of the recently concluded Dussera festival.
The Samiti prays to Lord Sri Hari to shower his choicest blessings on one and all to lead a Happy, contented and a peaceful life by increasing their level of Tattva jnana.
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