Simhastha-2016 begins at Ujjain

Ujjain: Simhastha-2016 began at Ujjain on Friday, with lakhs of devotees taking holy dip in sacred Kshipra river. Massive congregation of devotees on the river banks since early morning was a sight for the gods to see. It was enchanting and mesmerising to see Akhada’s saints, seers and Mahants scurrying towards the river and having the dip together amidst slogans singing glory of the God. All Akhadas came for Snan through the route prescribed for …

Simhastha begins with Peshwai of Panchdashnam Akhada

Ujjain: Simhastha got underway at Ujjain today with Peshwai of Panchdashnam Juna Akhada. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan along with his wife Sadhana Singh attended the first Peshwai. He met and sought blessings of Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Avdheshananda Giriji Maharaj, Akhada Parishad’s President Narendra Giriji, Juna Akhada’s Patron Hari Giriji, Mahamandaleshwar Pilot Baba, Mahant Golden Giriji Maharaj, other Mahamandaleshwars and Mahants.
The Chief Minister performed workship at Padao Sthal of Juna Akhada at Neel Ganga and …