What Happened Today at the Monastery?
Sun Five, last day of the phase. The Ganapati Kulam gave their report today. Lots of work on video, the next school book history, lesson, articles for the coming October issue of Hinduism Today and many web projects.
END OF PHASE
Today is the last day of our phase.
This edition of TAKA will remain posted
over our coming two-day retreat,
until Dasami Tithi, Sun One, Friday, July 11th.
Malaysia Sevaks Blog
Our sevaks in Malaysia are ever busy serving the mission. Ravichandran Ceyon writes:
I’ve created another new blogspot to update ourselves on the various activities done here while serving, doing sadhana in a ‘synergy loop’ , http://sivatondar.blogspot.com/ apart from the earlier http://iraivantile.blogspot.com/. I’ve posted a log of information on Satguru’s impending visit and talk in Johore Bahru, on August 25th.
Our Spiritual Park and Monastery on the Island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean
Lord Pancha Mukha Ganapati July Homa at the Spiritual Park of Mauritius drew a large crowd of devotees as usual. The sun looked radiant in the morning and a cool sea breeze blew over the Ganesha Mandapam.
Before the ceremony starts the place is already full of devotees. Here are the devotees seated on the steps and under the tent outside.
The inside for devotees coming very early…
Bhajans helps build up the vibration before the Homa is lighted….
Devotees come up with all kinds of offerings to be used during the ceremony…
A few metres down, the land has been cleared and heaps of macadams are waiting there to be used to surface the platform down the river…
The platform down the river where devotees will collect water for abhishekam …
Steps will be built to go down to the slope…..
Families are devoutly worshipping at the Narmada lingam…
In the meantime archanas are being received at the small Ganesha Mandapam….
Devotees with their offerings…
Everyone has to queue up….
Near the Mini Mela a small murthi of Pancha Mukha Ganapati is on sale…
Sishya Magadevi Canagasby is taking care of this sale.
The Homa is now in progress. Thousands of prayers were sent into the inner worlds on that day.
A testimony about someone whose relative successfully underwent a delicate surgical operation and the family are very thankful to Lord Ganesha whom they prayed for help.
Kulapati Manon with the usual Talk from the Guru’s teachings.
At the Himalayan Academy Sales booth outside…
The ceremony is now over, and devotees are distributed blessed sweets at the main gate…