Om Sai Ram- Invitation to Shri Ram Navami Celebrations 2013

Om Sai Ram All,

SHITALShirdi Sai Baba Temple Association of London cordially invites you to join us the ‘Shri Ram Navami celebrations 2013’ at Wembley & Leicester. All the below mentioned activities are designed as per Shri SaiBaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi. To participate in any particular event, please send us an email to bookings@shridisai.org.uk. Kindly note that schedule is same for both the locations, apart from Bhajans by Professional Singers at Leicester.

Thursday – 18th April, 2013:
08:00 Am – Temple Opens
08:15 Am – Kakad Aarati of Shri SaiBaba
09:00 Am – Pothi (Marathi Sai Satcharitra) Palki procession
09:05 Am – Shri Sai Satcharitra Akhand Parayan begins (Continous reading of Shri SaiSatcharitra)
09:10 Am – Mangal Snan (Holy Bath) of Shri SaiBaba
09:45 Am – Shirdi Majhe Pandharpur (Chotta) Aarati of Shri SaiBaba
09:50 Am – Darshan & Dhun chanting of “SRI RAM JAI RAM, JAI JAI RAM; SRI RAM SAI RAM, JAI SAI RAM)
12:00 Pm – Madhyan (Mid-day) Aarati of Shri SaiBaba
12:30 Pm – Darshan, Shri Vishnu Sahasra Naam Parayan & Maha Prasad starts
01:00 Pm – Hanuman Chalisa recitation
01:15 Pm – Bhajans by professional singers (ONLY IN LEICESTER TEMPLE)
06:00 Pm – Dhoop (Evening) Aarati of Shri SaiBaba
06:45 Pm – Bhajans by professional singers (ONLY IN LEICESTER TEMPLE)
(Temple remains open throughout night on 18th April, 2013)

Friday – 19th April, 2013 (Main Day of Ram Navami):
12:00 Am – Shri Sai Satcharitra Akhand Parayan ends
12:05 Am – Pothi (Marathi Sai Satcharitra) Palki procession & Aarati
(This is estimated time as per past experience. Actual time of completion may vary depending on speed of readers.)
12:30 Am – Shri Sai Maha Mantra dhun chanting
05:00 Am – Kawadi procession
06:00 Am – Shri Sai Maha Mantra dhun chanting ends
06:00 Am – Holy Bath of Shri SaiBaba
06:45 Am – Padyapuja & Shirdi Majhe Pandharpur (Chotta) Aarati of Shri SaiBaba
07:00 Am – Rudra Abhishek
08:00 Am – Nishan Procession
08:15 Am – Nishan (Sacred Flags) Pooja
08:30 Am – Shri Ram Janma Keertan
11:00 Am – Decorated cradle fixing
12:00 Pm – Ram Janma (Baby Shri Ram Photo swaroop to be kept in Decorated Cradle)
12:00 Pm – Madhyan (Mid-day) Aarati of Shri SaiBaba
12:30 Pm – Darshan & Teerth Prasad (Sunthawada) starts
01:30 Pm – Ram Raksha & Sundar Kaand Pathan
04:15 Pm – Urus (Chandan Utsav – Subject of availability of Muslim Devotee)
04:30 Pm – Baba’s palakhi procession with Lord Rama’s photo swaroop & Dahi Handi/Gopal Kala [An
earthen pot containing a mixture of milk, dry fruits, ghee is tied up
at a height of around 20-30 feet in the air, with supporting ropes which
are used to move the pot to different heights and directions, as the
participants (blindfolded) try and break the earthen pot with a wooden
stick. Silver coins are also added to the mixture, which are then later
distributed as a prize to the winners]
06:00 Pm – Dhoop (Evening) Aarati
06:30 Pm – Shri Ramjanma Keertan
09:30 Pm – Shej (Night) Aarati of Shri SaiBaba
10:00 Pm – Maha Prashad starts
10:45 Pm – Temple closes

NOTE: Both Temples (Wembley & Leicester) remain open all night for all the devotees on Thursday, the 18th April 2013 & Food will be continuously served till temple closes on Friday, the 19th April 2013.

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Please feel free to contact us for any queries or concerns.

Kind Regards,
SHITAL (Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Association of London)
Baba Malik

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