Bengaluru: The annual ceremony of enshrinement of Saparivara Sri Rama was celebrated with grandeur and devotion in the Girinagar branch of Sri RamachandrapuraMatha.
Many rituals were performed on Vilambi Samvatsara Ashvayuja Krishna Shashti and Saptami days (30-10-2018 and 31-10-2018) in the divine presence and guidance of SriSamsthana. On Tuesday, the rituals began by offering prayers to Guru and continued with Ganapati pooja, Devanaandi, Punyaha, Koutuka bandhana, Dhvajarohana and Bali customs. Rangapooje, Pallaki festival, Ashtavadhana sevas were performed in the evening. Hundreds of fortunate devotees participated in ‘Pallaki Utsava’ ~ the Palanquin Festival.
As a part of the cultural programmes, Yakshagana Talamaddale of ‘Gomaye Vasate Lakshmi’ written by the saint of Yakshagana- Hostota Manjunath Bhagawat was enacted. The ‘bhagawata’ was Nebburu Narayana Bhagawat, A.P. Pathak played the maddale and Vidvan Jagadisha Sharma and Mohan Bhaskar Hegde were in “arthagarike”.
On Wednesday, Sri Ramataraka Havana, Kalashabhisheka, Bali, Mahamangalarati were conducted. The two day event witnessed thousands of devotees being blessed by Sri Ramachandra and SriSamsthana.