Anup Jalota Bhajan Sandhya

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DSC03085BCC Celebration with Padma Shree Anup Jalota at CMSA:

To commemorate the birth centenary celebrations of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda, Chinmaya Mission Durban was privileged to host Padma Shri Anup Jalota & troupe on 14th of Feb 2016. The program was inaugurated by our revered Swami Abhedanandaji along with the renowned dignitaries present at the event.

This much-anticipated evening was attended by high profile dignitaries such as,

  • MEC Cyril Xaba – Minister for Agriculture & Rural development in Kwa Zulu Natal
  • The Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi – Founder & Leader of Inkatha Freedom Party
  • Mr. R Raghunathan – The Consulate General of India
  • Ishwar Ramlutchman – Founder of Sivananda World Peace Foundation

DSC_2024The program opened with prayers to Lord Ganesha and Mother Saraswati, followed by lighting of the lamp and a classical dance performance by Ranjanaji as part of invocation. There were around 600 enthusiastic individuals wanting to be part of this program and the hall was packed till its capacity. Arrangements were done to accommodate the overflowing crowd of devotees in outside marquees. Devotees were enthralled as Padma Shri Anup Jalota rendered beautiful and soul stirring bhajans.

Swami Abhedanandaji expressed his deep gratitude to Shri Anup Jalota & troupe for being the facilitator in taking the audience closer to the Lord and for bringing festivities in all hearts. Swamiji, in his reverberating voice, added that this bhajan sandhya should become a continuous process for celebrating the remembrance of the Lord in our hearts. And that is possible only when we learn to give our love selflessly to one and all!

All the devotees received dinner prasad & left with great contentment & joy in their hearts after such a memorable and unforgettable experience.

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