Benoni Tamil School Board

Shree Arthanareeshwarar Kovil Murthi

Benoni Tamil School BoardThe Benoni Tamil School Board and the Shree Arthanareeshwarar Kovil hosted Shree Arthnareeshwarar’s Bhramanda Vikraha Sthaapana Vaibavam Shiva Shakti Murthi Inaugural Ceremony on 9 March 2013.

The Benoni Tamil School Board presented a concert of Devotional Music and Dance with the official launch of an audio cd in commemoration of the inaugural celebration of the Shiva Shakti Murthi. Arranged and performed by Sri Magentharen Balakisten.

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Programme for Friday 8th March 2013
06:30pm – 8:30pm

  • Ganesha Poojai
  • Punyaga Vachanam (purification of the place and the environment)
  • Ganapathi Homam (holy hawan in praise of Lord Ganesha)
  • Nayanon Meelanam (opening the eyes of the murthi)
  • Bhajan
  • Closing Prayer

Programme for Saturday 9th March 2013
10:30am – 02:00pm

  • Ganesha Poojai & Punyaga Vachanam (purification of the Place & Environment)
  • Rudra Homam (Holy Hawan prayer in praise of Lord Shiva)
  • Lalitha Sahasranama Homam (Holy Hawan in praise of Mother Parvathi)
  • Kalasha Poojai (prayer to the Kalasham) · Poornaguthi (final offering to Murthi) Yathrathanam (carrying of Kalasham around the temple)
  • Murthi Kalasha Abshigham (pouring of the holy water on the Shiva/Shakti Murthi
  • Alangaram (offering of flowers petals)
  • Dheeparathanai
  • 108 Archanai
  • Bhajans · Speech – The President of the Benoni Tamil School Board
  • Speech – The President of the Tamil Federation of Gauteng
  • Closing Prayer
  • Anadhanam
  •  Speech – The President of the South African Tamil Federation

MAHA SHIVARATRI takes place from Sunday 10th March 2013 from 06:00 pm until Monday 11th March 2013 ending at 06:00 am at the Shree Arthanareeshwarar Kovil (Actonville Sivan Alayam) ALL ARE WELCOME

Enquiries: Clive  –
(011) 421-7211 083 299 1206

Benoni Tamil School Board

About Naufal Khan

Naufal Khan was the Publisher at ADISHAKTI MEDIA and the editor-in-chief of the South African Indian news service Indian Spice. Khan was former Sunday Times journalist and also an occult fiction and non-fiction writer with several published titles.