7 January, 2021
Dear Devotees & Friends,
Please accept our namaskar and hearty wishes.
Happy New Year.
The 168th Birthday of Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi was celebrated with due solemnity on Tuesday, 5th January, 2021. The auspicious day began with Mangalarati at 5:30 am, followed by Vedic chanting and hymns by the Sadhus and Brahmacharins. Special worship, Havan and Chandi Recital were conducted in the main temple in which many Sadhus, Devotees and staff participated and received blessings of the Holy Mother.
At 10.00 am, patients admitted in our Charitable Hospital, were ceremoniously worshipped as ‘Rogi Narayan‘ with the offerings of sandal paste, garlands, fruits, sweets and Arati in the presence of sadhus, devotees, nurses and others.
As a part of ’Nara Narayan Seva’ or service to poor, 550 poor people were served noon Prasad sumptuously. 1600 Widow Mothers received a Blanket, one ltr. oil, two soaps and a pair of socks. A number of devotees, local people, nurses of our Hospital, patients along with their attendants and the staff members & their family – in all about 1400 people received noon prasad on the occasion.
Blankets, socks etc. were distributed to 1600 widow mothers.
Ma Sarada Kutir (Kala Babu Kunj), the memorial in Vrindavan sanctified by the stay of the Holy Mother, was beautifully decorated on this day. A number of devotees visited the memorial and paid their reverential homage to the Holy Mother.
Yours in Sri Ramakrishna,