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Bhogi & Sankranthi Celebrations , January 13th & 14th 2013
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Bhogi and Sankranthi Celebrations in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Sankranthi celebrations were held in the divine presence of His Holiness Bhagwan Sri Sri Sri Viswayogi Viswamjee Maharaj in Viswamandiram on Sunday January 13th 2013. Swamiji blessed all the children, all the devotees and officers assembled by showering bhogi pallu on them.
Speaking on the ocassion Swamiji said that Sankranthi is a festival that teaches us to be grateful and have gratitude to the nature for all that it does for mankind. Only because of the nature and when the elements are in balance we get good and abundant crop, which is very essential for us. Such Nature should be worshipped and kept pure and free of pollution. The five elements are in our body also and we have to keep them pure and in balance to keep body which is a temple of the Lord, in a healthy condition, Swamiji added.
Swamiji said that it is the responsibility of the doctors to create awareness among the villagers about the need and ways to keep themselves healthy and the necessary precautions they need to take, there by keeping them free of diseases.
On Sunday Swamiji honored and blessed Dr. Raju and His wife Dr. Anjali from London for the services they are providing in the field of medicine. Dr. Surya Praksah introduced the couple. Later Dr. Surya Prakash, Dr. Ramakrishna, Dr. Dattatreya Sastry and Mr. Kota Narayana Murthy spoke at the function.
Guntur town Additional Superintendent of Police Sri. Koteswara Rao was the chief guest for the function.