other Temples of Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas,
from 21st March to 29th March 2015
Wonderful Yajna for a great start of
Kumari Somashekhari in a typical
under the holy Peepal Tree, next to Lord
Purnahuti by Somaji.
Swami Vishveshwarananda, President
Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas, offers Arati to all the Deities.
In his address to the audience, Swamiji
explains the meaning of
the different Temple dance items,
performed by Kumari Somashekhari.
Goddess Saraswati playing the Veena.
Rhythmic dance with graceful movements.
Kumari Somashekhari is giving a great
artistic dance performance
with intricate rhythmic steps and
different kinds of Mudras. Every item is a pure Prayer.
The Lotus-eyes of the Divine Mother.
The Heavenly Abode of the Divine Mother.
Swamiji offers thanks to Somaji for her
and also speaks about the importance of
An excited devotee offers a flower mala to
Swami Pragyananda interacts with a visibly
Navaratri celebrations by the Priests of
Omkarananda Dipeshwar Mandir at Lakshmanjhula.
Tilak is applied to nine Kanyas, and after
that everyone received nice gift items.
Bhandara for nine Kanyas in Omkarananda
Radha-Krishna Mandir, Dehradun Road, Rishikesh.
On Vijaya Dashami a final Yajna is
performed in Omkarananda-Kamakshi-Devi Mandir,
conclusion of a successful Navaratri.
Soma and the Chief Priest Suresh are
offering Ghee with the Dhara to the holy fire.
Every Kanya is blessed by Kumari
Somashekhari, who applies Kumkum Tilak to all of them.
Finally a useful presentation with nice
items is given to every Kanya.
Arati is offered to every child by Somaji.
After the holy rituals, all the Kanyas and
a Suvasini are taking part in a Bhandara.