Led by Dr Ganapathy Sacchidananda Swamiji of Avadhoota Datta Peetham, around twenty thousand Mysureans came together for the recital, which aimed at world peace and harmony
A mammoth Hanuman Chalisa recital led by seer of the Avadhoota Datta Peetham Dr Ganapathy Sacchidananda Swamiji took place at Maharaja’s College Grounds on Sunday.
More than twenty thousand devotees thronged to the venue to participate in the large-scale devotional programme organised for the benefit of world peace and aimed at benefiting all living beings and the atmosphere. Dr Sachhidananda Swamiji led the mass chanting session reciting, ‘Jai Hanuman gyan gun sagar, Jai Kapis tihun lok ujagar… ’. Swamiji also explained the merits of the chant and the virtues of chanting this sacred verses penned by Sant Tulasidas.
The event was inaugurated by Ganapathy Sachhidananda Swamiji in the presence of Datta Vijayananda Theertha Swami, Narendra Babu, Bhanuprakash Sharma and others. Speaking at the inauguration, Swamiji said: “It is believed that chanting the verses of Hanuman Chalisa fulfils the wishes of those who recite it and the combined sound vibration creates a positive impact. In January 2015, a huge Hanumana chalisa chant was organised in Tenali town where more than 2 lakh people participated and the event was registered by the Guinness Book of World Records. I made a resolution and appealed all the devotees of 68 countries to collectively chant 900 crore Hanuman Chalisa to benefit all living beings of this world, but within a year it touched 1008 Crore”.
Sachidananda Swamiji said that he was delighted to take part in the event and praised the mammoth gathering of people who witnessed the event for the first time in Mysuru. A book titled ‘Avadhootha Nadayogi’ was also released on the occasion.