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Sri Raghavendra Swamy Aradhana Mahotsava held in Cumming

Atlanta, GA: Devotees of Sri Raghavendra Swamy had a grand celebration of his 345th ‘Aradhana Mahotsava’ at Sri Mahalakshmi temple, located at Cumming, GA.  This program was organized by “Ananthadi Rayara Matha (RAMA),Atlanta GA, on August 20 and 21. More than 500 devotees participated from Atlanta,Tampa,Tennessee,Charlotte and Greenville.

Sri Raghavendra Swamy was a renowned saint, philosopher and proponent of Dwaitha philosophy. He was man of miracles. He is one of the most famous Gurus inSouth India(Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra and parts of Old Bombay state). He is also known as Rayaru. Sri Raghavendra Swamiji’s Brindavana is situated at Mantralayam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

The event started with Nairamalya, Abhisekha, Panchamrutha Abhisekha, Rayara stotra, Vishnu Sahasranama. Dashavatara Stuti was chanted during Naivedya and Mahamangalarati. Thirtha prasadam was distributed. Young and old alike sang praising / songs of Sri Guru. The delicious Prasadam was served as lunch to all the devotees.

On behalf of RAMA, Pradeep Vittalamurthy, one of the trustees, thanked all the devotees for coming to take the blessings of Rayaru. He explained with a slide show presentation , the plans of establishing and constructing Rayara Matha in Atlanta. He said that RAMA welcomes all kinds of donations and volunteers. He requested all Raghavendra Swamy devotees to come in large numbers and support the activities. He also stated that devotees can help when they shop online at www. Smile.amazon.com. Further details can be obtained by visiting the website – atlantarayaramath.org.

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