His Holiness Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji arrived in Chennai ashram at 7:30pm on January 27th, 2017 to a ceremonial welcome. After a brief rest, Swamiji visited the Hall to bless the devotees. After Swagatam, Swamiji addressed the devotees and asked them to attend the Hanuman Chalisa Parayanam on January 29th. He checked the drawing of the Parayana venue in detail to know the various arrangements made.
Saturday, 28th January, 2017, Morning
Sri Raja Rajeswari and Sri Dattatreya Homas were performed and purnahuti was done at 11:00am. The Chinmaya Narayaneeya Devi group, Madipakkam, chanted Mukunda Mala from 8:30am to 10:30am. Pujya Sri Datta Vijayananda Theertha Swamiji performed SRI CHAKRA PUJA at 9-30 am.Chalisa Vaibhavam book which contains beautiful caricatures of Hanumanji and Sri Swamiji taken from the facebook page of Sri Swamiji and also includes Hanuman Charitra with corresponding pictures.
In His discourse, He advised everybody to install SGSPOSTS app in their phones. He said that SGSPOSTS is a link between Himself and the devotees. Everyday morning, if one opens the app, he/she gets a very valuable message from Sri Swamiji in SGSPOSTS.
He also mentioned that everybody should be conscious of their health. To achieve that, one should eat healthy food and what is only required.
Sevakartas prasadam was given.
Sunday, 28th January, 2017, Evening
The fully packed Hall of devotees were enthralled with the super Nama Sankeertana of Pujya Sri Swamiji. The whole Hall was having the divine vibration which every one of the devotees present was experiencing. People were transported to different world where they did not see anything except Pujya Sri Swamiji’s glorious image. The Nama Sankeertana session was unbelievable to say the least. Sri Swamiji was so happy with the hall acoustics and He declared that Sachchidananda hall is nothing but a recording studio.
29th January, 2017, Morning
Anjaneya homa was performed and Purnahuti was done at 11.00 am. Chennai Ashram bhajan mandali presented excellent nama sankeerthana of H.H bhajans till 10.30 am.
Sri Sridhar Narayanan under instructions from H.H, organized a Ratha Yatra in Tamil Nadu visitin 75 temples starting from Rameswaram temple propagating Tamil Hanuman Chalisa sung by H.H., and completing the yatra in Chennai. Yatra lamp was “handed” over to Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji, with chendai melam and folk dance. H.H was really happy for this.
Sunday, 29th January, 2017 – HANUMAN CHALISA MAHA YAGNAM
Hanuman Chalisa Maha Yagnam was organized with Sadgurudeva’s presence, on the grounds of A.M.Jain college, Meenambakkam, Chennai. Programme started at 4-45 pm. The venue was arranged with beautiful stage, and nicely organized all infrastructure requirements for an event of this nature. Everyone of 21,800 people who attended was so enthralled by the powerful Divine presence of our Sadgurudeva and many of them felt the Sacred vibrations on listening to and singing HANUMAN CHALISA with H .H. Chennai ashram is very fortunate to have organised this Divine event with the blessings of Parama Pujya Sri Sri Sri Swamiji.
Pujya Sri Swamiji in front of the grand Hanuman Chalisa Parayana stage in Chennai - 29 January 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji worships Ambal in a make shift shrine. All the temples of Chennai Ashrama are under reconstruction
Pujya Sri Swamiji releases a book in Chennai Ashrama. Justice Nooty Rama Mohana Rao, Hon'ble Judge of Chennai High Court is seen.
Pujya Sri Swamiji sings Bhajans on 28 January 2017 at Chennai Ashrama
Pujya Sri Swamiji sings Bhajans in Sachchidananda Hall in Chennai Ashrama in Velachari
Pujya Sri Swamiji speaks to Sri.Sridharan who successfully canvassed Hanuman Chalisa program with a special Ratham all across Tamil Nadu
Pujya Sri Swamiji holds the torch that was carried across Tamil Nadu state in the Ratham
Sri.Sridharan who spearheaded the Hanuman Chalisa Ratham speaks about the wonderful experience.
Hanuman Chalisa Ratham
Pujya Sri Swamiji views the Hanuman Ratham which travelled across Tamil Nadu state canvassing the Hanuman Chalisa Parayana event
Massive stage was erected and arrangements made for thousands of devotees to come and chant Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna in Chennai's Jain collage grounds in Meenambakkam on 29 January 2017
After chanting Goswami Tulsidas' Hanuman Chalisa nine times, devotees enthusiastically chanted Hanuman Chalisa composed in Tamil language by Pujya Sri Swamiji in Chennai
Pujya Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji worships Hanuman decorated as "Nada Anjaneya" in Jain collage grounds, Chennai on 29 January 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji was reverentially welcomed by Trustees of SGS Ashrama Chennai led by it's executive Trustee Sri.Jayaraman for Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna.
Pujya Sri Swamiji worships Hanuman idol on stage before commencement of Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna. in Chennai
Beautifully decorates stage, walking ramp and thousands of chairs were arranged for the mass chanting of Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna in Chennai on 29 January 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji was offered a mace (Gada) made with Hanuman Thora Raksha before the Parayana of Hanuman Chalisa in Chennai
Pujya Sri Swamiji waves Hanuman flag during Hanuman Chalisa Parayana Maha Yajna.
His Holiness Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji led thousands of devotees chant Hanuman Chalisa in Chennai on 29 January 2017
Hundreds of students were part of the thousands who chanted Hanuman Chalisa nine times in Chennai on 29 January 2017
Thousands of devotees chanted Hanuman Chalisa in Chennai led by Pujya Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji on 29 January 2017
Devotees chant Hanuman Chalisa in Chennai on 29 January 2017
His Holiness Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji walks amidst devotees after chanting Hanuman Chalisa nine times in Chennai on 29 January 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji was offered a "Vada Mala" after the Hanuman Chalisa Parayana in Chennai on 29 January 2017
His Holiness Sri Swamiji in front of the magnificent stage where Hanuman Chalisa was chanted in Chennai