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Ganesh Chaturthi Pooja & Visarjan
September 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chinmaya Mission Australia (Sydney) invites you and the family
for Ganesh Chaturthi Festival
3.00pm: Pooja, Chanting, Bhajans, Arati
3.30pm: Talk on Glories of Lord Ganesh
3.45pm: Dancing with Lord Ganesha
4.15pm: Visarjan (immersing Lord Ganesh (small Tumeric Ganeshji in Water) & Light Prasad
4.35pm: Drive to Meadowbank* Wharf for proper Visarjan of Big Lord Ganesh
5.30pm: Emmerse Lord Ganesha.
* Address of Meadow bank Wharf is at Bowden St, please park and find us at the carpark just after you pass under the railway bridge
About Lord Ganesha:
Lord Ganesha is known as Aumkara, because his body mirrors the shape of the Aum; the elephant god is thus seen as the embodiment of the cosmos. His elephantine head symbolizes the intelligence and beatitude of the elephant, powerful, yet gentle. His vehicle is a mouse (mooshika), and the mouse symbolises our desires. But Lord Ganesh with his intellect can keep the mouse desires under control and we choose which desire to proceed with that which will give the world and one self the great benefit, success is ours. You will always see Mooshika looking up towards Ganeshji never acting without Lord Ganesh’s instructions. You and I too without the clear instructions of our Intellect our Mind should not act. Also Lord Ganesha (Big) keeps the company of the small mouse. It also signifies His humility, that he espouses the company of one of the smaller creatures.
Lord Ganesh is the lord of wisdom, intelligence, education, prudence, luck and fortune, gates, doors, doorways, household and writing. He is the remover of obstacles, and as such it is normal to invoke him before the undertaking of any task.
On this Auspicious week, Lord Ganesh the supreme all pervading lord takes a form of the elephant God to bless the devotees on 2nd September 2019 at 7.30pm to 9.00pm.
After his appearance, devotees with a grand celebration, thank the Lord for coming and blessing us and we immerse (Visarjan) the Lord in the water and return the Lord in the elephant form to His all pervading form.
Special Seva Participation:
Devotees are encouraged to get special blessings on this day by becoming a Mukya Yajman, this entails the individual devotee or their families to participate in the Pooja for the festival. This is considered a very special act as the pooja will help the devotees in their inner purification.
The donation of $251 will go towards helping Chinmaya Mission reaching out to more and more devotees and seekers, in turn the Mukya Yajman gains further merits due to them performing their duties as householder which is to support the spiritual welfare of others.
* Pooja Yajman & Aarti Yajman – call Nandu 0408 445 941
* Prasad – Call Uma Jana 9659 2614
* Bhajans – Call Sadhana 0414 638 763
What to bring:
1) Prasad (Contact Umaji, number above)
2) Flowers, fruits, your own clay Ganeshji and other offerings
3) Bring your family and friends.
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