Alandi, Pune, 9 February 2024: The fifth day of the Geeta Bhakti Amrit Mahotsava took place seamlessly, graced by esteemed guests and a surge of enthusiastic followers. The atmosphere was imbued with fervor as devotees, brimming with excitement, immersed themselves in the soul-stirring chants of the Bhagwat Gita path.Today, Baghwad Katha began with the resonant chants of “Vithhal Maza Maza” echoing through the surroundings, captivating all those gathered at the Geeta Bhakti Amrit Mahotsava in Devachi Alandi.
During the day, an enlightening Dnyaneshwaropasna session took place, where Param PujyaShri Govind Girji Maharaj imparted profound knowledge to his shishyas by venerating Jnaneshwar Mauli and reflecting upon his sacred teachings.
A major highlight of the ongoing event is the unprecedented Mahayagya of 81 havan kundasin the hallowed Devachi Alandi. Each day, the Mahayagya is conducted for the welfare ofsociety, graced by different Yajman’s. The continuous vibrations emanating from the
chanting of sacred scriptures by over 2000 Vedics create a once-in-a-lifetime spiritualexperience that is to be noticed.
The day also witnessed a positive aura as the rich Guru-shishya tradition was revived asVedshastra Samvad. Vedic scholars from across the nation actively engaged in this insightfulevent, emphasizing the significance of our age-old tradition of spreading wisdom.
The spiritual event graced the auspicious gathering with the esteemed presence of reveredspiritual guides and intellectuals, including luminaries such as Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Shri Vijayendra Saraswati Ji Maharaj, Pujya Shri Anandamurti Guru Ma, Dharmaratna Swami Shri Gopalsharan Devacharyaji Maharaj, Pujya Shri Jitendranathji Maharaj, and Bhadant Pujya Dr. Rahul Bodhiji.
Shri Dhirendrakrishna Shastri Ji Maharaj expressed his perspectives on this sacred Mahotsava, “I am incredibly fortunate to have experienced the divine grace of Bhagwat herein the sacred land of Alandi Tirth. Witnessing the presence of revered Gurus, the sacred Yagya, the Gau mata’s divine aura, and the temple’s spiritual ambience has made my dayextraordinary. I offer my heartfelt tribute to all the Gurus and express deep gratitude toPujya Swami Shri Govind Girji Maharaj for having this holy Mahotsava, bringing us closer tothe divine essence Param Pujya Shri Govind Girji Maharaj shared, “The Geeta Bhakti Amrit Mahotsava has beena spiritual awakening and enlightenment journey. In the land of Alandi, it’s our honour towitness the divine teachings of Shrimad Bhagwad Gita and experience the essence of truedevotion.” Talking about the presence of Bhageshwar Baba, he added, “ShriDhirendrakrishna Shastri Ji Maharaj’s intellectual wisdom has been a guiding light, and theenthusiastic following of devotees reflects the universal appeal of such spiritual knowledge among the youth.”