His Holiness Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji led a devout crowd of over 6000 persons to chant Hanuman Chalisa composed in Tamil by Him.
The event was organized by Gnana Bodha Sabha, Malaysia and was held in the sacred environs of Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Batu caves is well known for the shrine of Lord Muruga and Vel.
The massive arrangements for 6000 persons to sit in rain free environment, food and amenities were arranged by volunteers in a organized manner.
Pujya Sri Swamiji arrived at the venue at 6 PM and was led in a procession by Astana dancers sporting costumes of characters from Ramayana.
As Pujya Sri Swamiji alighted the car, he was offered garland by members of Gnana Bodha Sabha.There was a large Pancha Mukha Hanuman that was prepared for this event. Sri Swamiji offered flowers and Arati to the new Pancha Mukha Hanuman. Sri Swamiji was then led to the Hanuman temple in the Batu caves area. There, Sri Swamiji offered Purnahuti of Hanuman Homa. There, Sri Swamiji took Darshana of Sindhura Hanuman in the Hanuman temple.
Sri Swamiji then arrived at the sprawling stage erected for the event. The stage was decorated with Hanuman statue & Sri Ram Parivar statue on either sides. Sri Swamiji's seat was in the centre flanked by two dais for singers & musicians.
The GBS committee members offered garland to Sri Swamiji. They honored three VIP guests attending the event. Sri Swamiji then performed Archana to Hanuman as 108 names were chanted.
Sri Swamiji thence assumed the seat and led the massive crowd of 6000 members to chant Hanuman Chalisa 10 times. Malaysian Ashrama bhajan group accompanied Sri Swamiji on the stage. After 9 times of chanting, the Bhajan "Muruga Muruga" was sung as praise of the presiding deity iof Batu Caves - Muruga. Hanuman Chalisa was chanted once more and the chanting program concluded.
Sri Swamiji was given Ponnadai by the dignitories. Logasundari, member of organizing committee offered Vadai Malai to Sri Swamiji to thank on behalf of the audience.
Food Prasadam was served to all 6000 members.
The efforts of the Hanuman Chalisa organizing committee preparing and teaching the Malaysian people with the Tamil Hanuman Chalisa over six months and the organization of this event evoked praises from devotees and general public alike.
Sri Swamiji too praised the work of the GBS members & organizing committee members.
Pujya Sri Swamiji offers Arati to Pancha Mukha Hanuman at Batu Caves Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna
Pujya Sri Swamiji walks past "Astana" Ramayana characters at Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Haha Yajna at Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur on 29 April 2017
Pujya Swamiji offers Purnahuti of Hanuman Homa at Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna at Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur on 29 April 2017
Dignitaries honor Pujya Sri Swamiji at Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna in Malaysia on 29 April 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji offers Archana to Hanuman during Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna in Malaysia on 29 April 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji waves Hanuman flag during Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna in Malaysia on 29 April 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji sings Hanuman Chalisa composed by him in Tamil & leads thousands of devotees at Batu Caves in Malaysia on 29 April 2017
Over six thousand devotees participated in singing mass chant of Hanuman Chalisa in Tamil in Kuala Lumpur on April 29, 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji walks amidst audience chanting Tamil language Hanuman Chalisa at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 29 April 2017
The grandly decorated stage for His Holiness Sri Swamiji to chant & lead Parayana of Hanuman Chalisa at Batu Caves, Malaysia on 29 April 2017
Hanuman statue on stage at Hanuman Chalisa Parayana in Batu Caves, Malaysia
Sri Rama Parivar on stage at Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna at Batu Caves, Malaysia
Thousands of devotees sing Hanuman Chalisa composed in Tamil by Pujya Sri Swamiji. The Chalisa Parayana was held at Batu Caves in Malaysia on 29 April 2017
Volunteers prepare 6000 prasadam packets for distribution