Sankaracharya to offer Maha Aarati to Mahodadhi today

Puri: The Maha Aarati programme will be organised by the Govardhan peeth today in the evening at sea beach on the full moon day of Odia month Pousa.

Puri Sankaracharya of Puri Sri Nischalananda Saraswati Maharaj will offer Maha Aarati to sri Mahodadhi (sea). Gajapati Maharaj Divyasingh Dev, eminent personalities and saints across the nations will attend the programme. Renowned flautist pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia will perform on the occasion.

The ritual will start at 4 am near Swargadwar. All preparations have been made, Manoj Rath, PRO, Govardhan peeth, said.

Notably, the Puri Govardhan Math-Shree Shankaracharya Peeth had revamped the traditional practice of offering Arati to Mahodadhi (sea) eight years back.