Shri Guru Bhagwat Janam Diwas Celebration - 2021
The first four lines of Shri Guru Bhagwat were written in Odia language by Dr. C. B. Satpathyji on the day of Kartik Purnima in the year 2001 which became the 'Janma Tithi' or birthday of Shri Guru Bhagwat. Till now eight volumes of Shri Guru Bhagwat have been published in Odia. It contains more than 34000 lines with each line having nine letters. Some volumes have been translated into eleven Indian languages and in English. The Shri Guru Bhagwat Janma Tithi was celebrated globally by various Trusts and Temples. Activities like Shri Guru Bhagwat Parayan, Recitation and ‘Akhand Paath’ (24 Hours) were conducted in places like Dallas, Seattle, Belleview, Arizona, Santa Barbara, and Minnesota in the USA, as well as in Canberra, Australia, and Auckland, New Zealand. The day was also celebrated in several places & states in India such as Puri, Iginia, Tankapani Road, Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur, Keunjhar, Baripada, Gopalpur, Cuttack, Charpali, Aathagarh, Nuagaon ( Odisha ), Danapur, Chakradharpur, Naubatpur and Patna in Bihar, Guwahati and Nagaon (Assam), several places in Delhi, Gurugram ( Haryana), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Noida, Moradabad, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Pune, Nagpur( Maharastra ), Tirupati, Sathupally ( Andhra Pradesh & Telangana), Chennai and Hosur ( Tamil Nadu) and Cochin ( Kerala) and in many other places. In Sai Ka Aangan, Gurgaon, seven volumes of Shri Guru Bhagawat were taken to the Sabha Mandap in a procession where they were sung. Shabad Kirtan also followed. Sai Ka Aangan Music Group presented soulful renditions of parts of Shri Guru Bhagwat in Odia, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Punjabi.