Sri Karya Siddhi Hanuman Pratishtha in Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Ashrama, Vijayawada - 12th February 2014
Pujya Sri Swamiji consecrated Karya Siddhi Hanuman temple in His Vijayawada Ashrama on 12th February 2014. Early in the morning, Sri Swamiji placed the sacred Hanuman Yatra in the pedestal of the Murti at the auspicious time. Later, Sri Swamiji took Darshana of Gangadhara Shiva Lingam, Marakata Rajarajeswari, Shyama Kamala Lochana Dattatreya. Sri Swamiji performed milk Abhisheka to Vijayawada Ashrama’s presiding deity. After Sri Chakra Puja, Sri Swamiji gave a short discourse on Hanuman.
At noon, Sri Swamiji performed Purnahuti of Hanuman Pratishtha Yaga. Carrying the sacred Kalasha from Yaga Shala, Sri Swamiji climbed the tower and performed Kumbhabhisheka of Karya Siddhi Hanuman. After completing the rituals, Sri Swamiji spoke from the tower and asked people to adhere to their Dharma. Sri Swamiji gave a call to Hindus to be proud of their culture, tradition and religion.
Descending from the temple tower, Sri Swamiji performed first Abhisheka to Hanuman murti. The 3.5 feet tall Hanuman murti is very beautiful and the west facing shrine is styled after the Hanuman shrine in Cochin Ashrama. Sri Swamiji also performed Dhwaja (flag) Puja, Purna Phala Samarpana (offering coconut). Sri Swamiji also offered rituals to a small camel statue outside the Hanuman shrine. Sri Swamiji later tied the Purnaphala coconut behind the temple. Sri Swamiji placed the Dhwaja to the north of the shrine.