Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Allahabad : After a gap of five years sight the yearly bathing of the Bade Hanumanji....

Elation, enthusiasm and excitement among the devotees and priests filled the atmosphere at the temple of Bade Hanumanji, located near the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythological Saraswati, as after a gap of five years, residents and visitors are witnessing the auspicious yearly bathing of the temple's presiding divinity.

The deluge water entered the holy temple, known for its historic value in the wee hours of Monday, and the key gates of the temple have been closed and would be reopened, only when the flood water recedes.

The age-old annual observable fact, painstaking very auspicious by the denizens of the Sangam city has not occurred for the last four rainy seasons, despite the fact that the two mighty rivers Ganga and Yamuna, have inundated several areas of their respective banks.

Moreover, the head priest of the temple, Mahant Narendra Giri told media -he is delighted by witnessing the pious phenomena after the gap of five years. "We were well aware that the amount of water in Gangajee has reduced because of the construction of Tehri Dam. But, it was our firm belief that one day flood water of Ganga Maa would reach the temple and here she is bathing Hanumanji."

The rivers Ganga and Yamuna continued to rise on Monday. Seeing the trend, administration shifted 300 locals to safer places.

At Phaphamau, the level of Ganga was recorded at 81.84 metres, a rise by 86 cm in the past 24 hours, flood control officials said.

At Chatnag, the Ganga
stood at 80.94 metres, registering a rise of 97 cm in the past 24 hours. However, at both the places the river was still below the danger mark of 84.734 metres.


Chiragan India (Har Ummid ki Jyoti) said...

nice collection...... and good work on that.

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