Kent Hindu Samajam to organise 24 Hours Akhanda Nama Japam at Medway Hindu Mandir on April 21
Thursday 18 April 2019 7:03 AM UTC
GILLINGHAM (Kent) April 18: Kent Hindu Samajam members have come together to endeavour towards installation of Lord Ayyappa’s Panchaloha Vigraham with the Sree Kovil (Sanctum Sanctorum) in the traditional way at Medway Hindu Mandir, Gillingham, Kent. Lord Ayyappa Idol is being cast in Panchaloham on 21st April, 2019. Having a vision of the casting (making) ceremony is considered to be very auspicious and gracious in the Hindu tradition.
The Casting Muhurtham has been declared to be 6:12 P.M. to 6:43 P.M (IST). Casting preparation starts at 1:00 P.M (IST) and is approximated to prolong for 4 to 6 Hours.
The Casting Ceremony will be held in Kerala, India for the Kent Ayyappa Temple, United Kingdom. Kent Hindu Samajam members/supporters who are currently in India will be bearing witness to the event of the casting ceremony of Lord Ayyappa idol on behalf of Kent Hindu Samajam and Kent Ayyappa Temple Trust.
As advised by the Acharya, Kent Hindu Samajam members will be holding 24 hour non-stop Akhanda Nama Japam from 6:00 am on Sunday 21st April 2019 to 6:00 am on Monday 22nd of April 2019 in order to seek heavenly blessings for the hassle free and graceful making of the Panchaloha idol.
The Akhanda Nama Japam will be preceded by Maha Ganapathi Homam at 5:00 am on Sunday, 21st April 2019. On this special day, Lord Ayyappa devotees will have opportunity for various Poojas such as Abisheka Pooja, Pushpabishekam, Sahasranamarchana, Deeparadhana etc. Akhanda Nama Japam is chanting one mantra repeatedly for a length of time. Akhanda means undisturbed or uninterrupted by anything else. This is expected to be the first 24 hour non-stop Akhanda Nama Japam being held by and within the Malayalee / Kerala Hindu Community living in the United Kingdom for the auspicious casting of the Lord Ayyappa Panchaloha Vigraham.
Kent Ayyappa Temple Trust & Kent Hindu Samajam appeal to all Lord Ayyappa devotees to attend this auspicious event with their family members and friends and to participate in the 24 Hours Akhanda Nama Japam on 21st April 2019 at the Medway Hindu Mandir, 361 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5XS and be the recipients of the Divine Blessings of the Almighty Lord Ayyappa Swami.
For further information:
Please contact Event Coordinators Mrs. Sindhu Rajesh on Tel: 07906130390 or Mr. Rakesh Thayiri on Tel: 07894878196 or Mrs. Vanisree Sibi on Tel: 07973151975