By Omkarnath Rath, Bhubaneswar: Holy “Maitri Yatra” under the Noble Guidance of HH Swami Shri Divyanand Ji Maharaj going to reach Bhubaneswar on 24th October 2019. A Group of Eminent Scholars will attend the Grand reception ceremony in the city. The Divine Yatra which has an aim to take India-Nepal relationship to a new height, kickstarted on 15th October 2019 from Prabhu Jagannath Dham Puri travelled long way to Shri Pashupatinath Mandir via Mata Janki Mandir of Janakpur Nepal, Auspicious Devghat and Mata Manakamna and many holy places En-Route.
During the Yatra various programs were arranged by the Govt. Of Nepal as well as Temple adminstration. A grand reception and Felicitation ceremony organized at Mata Janki Temple, Janakpur in honor of HH Swami Divyanand Ji Maharaj. Hon. Governor of Province No. 2 of Nepal along with three cabit ministers and MPs were present they apluaded the effort of Swami Ji. The Yatra received warm welcome in Shri Mahesh Ji ashram in Devghat the holy sangam place of River Trishuli and Kali Gandaki.
Pilgrim prayed for the well being of people of Odisha at Mata Manakamna Temple. The Mahaabhishek at Shri Pashupatinath Mandir was one of the remarkable part of this journey. One of the Long dream of People of Nepal was fulfilled by Swami Ji by doing Prana Pratistha of Shri Jagannath, Shri Bhalabhadra and Mata Subhadra along with Prabhu Sudarshan inside Pashupatinath Temple. The Pashupatinath Mandir administration said it will fulfil the desire of Lakhs of Prabhu Jagannath devotee in Nepal. Alongside of religions activity more than hundred top notch dignitaries sought blessings of Swami Ji Maharaj and discussed widely on various agenda.
The Yatra has a remarkable achievement as it has collected more than 7000 rare Auspicious Shaligram Shila the iconic symbol and reminder of Bhagwan Vishnu. The Shaligram sila will be kept in ashram of Shri Swamiji it is believed this is going to be only place in India where such a rare collection of Shaligram to be worshiped.