Pujya Bhaishri’s birthday is being celebrated as Seva day for many years now. This year, on 31st August 2020, keeping in line with this tradition, several sevas were carried out at Sandipani Vidyaniketan in Porbandar in the presence of Pujya Bhaishri. Devotees around the world also celebrated his birthday in various ways offering their seva.
Pujya Bhaishri’s Birthday celebrations as Seva Day on 31st August 2020
Planting of trees and donations
Leading by example, food ration kits were distributed to the poor by Pujya Bhaishri. This was followed by planting of trees within Sandipani through which the nature was worshipped. Through tulādān, fodder was given to the cows thereby worshipping Gaumātā (mother cow).
Worship of Cārdhām and more donations
The organisation, Spreading Smiles, based in Baroda, carried out worship of the deities in the four abodes of God (cārdhām): Rājbhoga and divine adoration at Dwārkā; recitation of Śrī Viṣṇu Sahasranām and ārati at Badrināth; adornment of deities with flowers, hoisting of the divine flag, mahābhoga and ārati at Jagannāth as well as worship of Lord Rangnāth. In addition, elders at Jalaram home were distributed food ration kits and fruits.
Celebration by Rishikumars in Kutchh and Dwarka
Rishikumars who live in the Kutchh and Dahod districts recited Sundarkānḍ followed by ārati for a healthy life for Pujya Bhaishri.
Rishikumars who live in Dwarka fed over 100 people around the small temples in this city, via the ‘Annapurṇā Ratha’ organisation.
Distribution of free masks by Rishivanshi Samaj
Free masks were distributed to the poor at Gandhinagar, Palanpur, Rajkot and Porbandar by the Rishivanshi Samaj Seva Sangha from Gandhinagar.