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Sri Swami Vishwananda’s birthday celebration.   1 comment

Swami VIshwananda

Jai Gurudev, tonight we will be celebrating the birthday of our Beloved Gurudev Sri Swami Vishwananda at the Sri Ranganath Mandir in Rose-Hill. We will be having a special kirtan & bhajan dancing afterwards. Dinner will be served on that occasion. Everyone is most welcomed. Please be here and don’t miss this speacial event. Bhajans will start at 7 p.m – 9 p.m.

Kavadi: the Feast day of Muruga   Leave a comment

     

 

Kavadi Attam is a dance performed also in Mauritius by the devotees during the ceremonial worship of Murugan, the Tamil God of War against the dark powers.  The Kavadi itself is a physical burden through which the devotees implore for help from the God Murugan. The Kavadi consists of two semicircular pieces of wood or steel which are bent and attached to a cross structure that can be balanced on the shoulders of the devotee. It is often decorated with flowers, peacock fathers (the vehicle of God Murugan) among other things. Some of the Kavadis can weigh up to 30 kg.

Posted 20/01/2011 by Sri Ranganath Mandir in Dancing for God, Festival

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Swami Vishwananda singing and dancing   Leave a comment

At the end of the darshan Swami Vishwananda sang energetic bajans. All the devotees were moved to dance in this bhakti wave. Hari Bol!

Posted 15/01/2011 by Sri Ranganath Mandir in Dancing for God, Uncategorized

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Swami Vishwananda with Gaura Nitai   Leave a comment

 Sri Chaitanya, Nityananda and Swami Vishwananda

Posted 14/01/2011 by Sri Ranganath Mandir in Dancing for God