Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
Today, on the 2nd day of the ongoing 3-day Vishwa Shanthi Loka Kalyana Homam, Divine Parents, Easwara and Mother Divine were propitiated simultaneously in a function that lasted for more than three hours.
Earlier, the day’s proceedings commenced at 0600 hrs. with Vedic invocations, Chaturveda Parayanam, scriptural renditions of the four Vedas.
Even as Chandi Homam, propitiating the Mother Divine, commenced simultaneously, Ekadasha Rudrabhishekam was also being done to Sai Lingeshwara, invoking blessings of Sai-Easwara, and the whole of Sai Kulwant Hall turned vibrant with scriptural renditions from Chandi Saptashathi and that pertaining to Mrithyunjaya Havanam. The Lingabhishekam was done to the Sri Sathya Sayeeshwara Lingam of Ati Rudra Yajna 2006 fame, blessed by the Divine Hands. Abhishekam was done with Water, Honey, Vibhuti, Rice, Sugar, Curd, Milk, Panchamritham etc. was done as part of the offerings.
Earlier, before the commencement of the Rudrabhishekam, the Sathya Sayeeshwara Lingam was brought into the venue in a procession accompanied by Vedic chantings. A makeshift podium was set facing the Sanctum Sanctorum, adorned by the Linga.
Suryanamaskaram, in traditional style, to the accompaniment of holy recitations from sacred texts was done by one of the priests all through the session. This is done for the physical and mental health of entire mankind.
At the end of the Chandi Homam and Pattabhishekam, decorating the Sayeeshwara Lingam with due paraphernalia, Shiva Ashtotharam followed by Sathya Sai Ashtotharam was offered to the Sathya Sayeeshwara Linga with symbolic floral offerings. This was followed by the final ritual for the morning, Laghu Purnahuthi, marking the end of the morning session of second day’s Vishwa Shanthi Loka Kalyana Homam.
The Vishwa Shanthi Loka Kalyana Homam is being officiated by Sri Ramakrishna Sastry from Tirupathi, accompanied by 20 priests from Tirupathi and surrounding areas.
Bhajans by the students continued before Mangala Arathi offering at 1030 hrs.
Prasadam was distributed to the entire assemblage of devotees.
II Samastha Lokah Sukhino Bhavantu II
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