The first day of Mahakumbhabhishekam at the Hindu Temple of St. Louis started in grand scale.
The proceedings started off with Bhagavadnugna followed by Vishwaksena puja and Ganapathi Pooja. After conducting Punyahavachanam, the process of consuming cow related products by priests called Panchagavyaprasanam was conducted. Akalmasha homam, Yagasalavastu Homam along with Purnaahuti we’re conducted which concluded the morning session.
After the morning session, cultural programs were conducted in the Yagasala area with songs on Annamayya and Thiruvasgam. In evening session, priests conducted Rakshabandanam, Ajasradeeparadham, mrutasangrahanam followed by Ankuraropanam.
Swami Chetanananda (Vedanta Society, St. Louis) inaugurated the Souvenir for 2022 Mahakumbhabhishekam, titled Smrithi and wished the Mahakumbhabhishekam event and the Hindu Temple of St Louis great success.
Cultural committee members offered Bhajan Seva in the evening with Bhajans on all the deities of the Temple.
Hindu Temple of St.Louis Committee Chairman Rajinikantha Gangavarapu participated and co-ordinated the event happenings.