By the immense grace of His Holiness Sri Sri Muralidhara SwamiJi and the divine couple, Namadwaar Virginia celebrated Deepavali on Monday Oct 24th. Devotees chanted Akhanda Mahamantra Nama Sankirtan from 12 noon to 6 pm. Followed by Mahalakshmi archana, Deepotsav, and Deepavali fireworks. Mahaprasad dinner was served for everyone. Celebration ended with Dolothsav, Mangalam & Arti.
The biggest satsang Houston Namadwaar celebrated this October was Deepavali on October 22, where 100 people came together to celebrate the day Shri Rama Chandra Prabhu returned from his exile. The event began with a few devotees offering bhajans, after which a wonderful Sahasranama Archanai was offered at the feet of Perumal.
Five devotees led a special Pancha Parayana Mahayagna, were Sankshepa Ramayanam, the 12 chapter of Bhagavad Gita, the 12th Canto 12th Chapter of Shrimad Bhagavatam, the 100th chapter of Narayaneeyam, and Shri Vishnu Sahasranama were chanted. The event concluded with sparklers and fireworks outside.
Dallas satsang families got together in Namadwaar, Dallas on Saturday, Oct 22nd and celebrated Deepavali in a grandeur from 4 to 7 PM. Beautiful kolattam, Namasankirtan and Pancha parayanam was offered to the Lordship lovingly. Around 30 to 40 devotees participated in the event.