Maine Hindu Temple will be celebrating Shri SaiBaba Sayanadhivasam Utsav as the next step towards Shri SaiBaba Kumbhabhisekam and Prana Pratishtha Utsav. Shri Sai Baba’s murthy is placed in a reclining position for this ritual. Shayana means bed. This bed is made up of multiple layers such as Paddy, Rice, Gingelly, Mustard and Dharbha. A ghada or khadi type of cloth is spread between each layer. The topmost layer is a silk cloth. Dwadhasha and Sribeeja Mantras are chanted.
Program details for 6th Sep :
5.00 pm – 8.00 pm Shri SaiBaba Sayanadhivasam Utsav. Following Pooja will be performed during Shri SaiBaba Sayanadhivasam Utsav.
- Guru prarthana
- Ganesh Pooja
- Kalasha stapanam
- Ganapathi Homam
- Pradana Homam ( Sai Baba Homam )
- Sri Suktam Homam
- Purusha Sookta Homam
- Shri SaiBaba Sayanadhivasam
- Harathi , Teertha Prasadam
8.00 pm: Prasad distribution
Shri SaiBaba Sayanadhivasam Utsav sponsorship : $51.00 (No limit). We are looking for overall sponsors for the event as well.
MHT is looking for volunteers to lead and operate the following committees:
- Annadanam: Take initiative to arrange, come up with a menu and provide traditional festival Indian Anna Prasadam to all devotees
- Fundraising: Come up with an innovative fundraising idea, canvas, communicate and reach out MHT community for raising funds to the Shri SaiBaba Kumbhabhisekam and Prana Pratishtha Utsav and beyond Post Prana Pratishtha
- Event Organizer: Organize event material, decorate and priest to make an event successful
- Building Maintenance: Need volunteer who can identify and coordinates with volunteer and vendor external
MHT will provide necessary support, guidance, and material to this committee. We are looking for lead and volunteers for above committee and appreciate signing up as a volunteer.
Additional details regarding Shri SaiBaba Prana Pratishtha Utsav will be made available as soon it is finalized. MHT will shortly send an invitation for the grand Shri SaiBaba Kumbhabhisekam and Prana Pratishtha Utsav.
Below is overall timetable for the Shri SaiBaba Prana Pratishtha Utsav
All community members are welcome and encouraged to participate and receive divines blessing. Please RSVP as soon as possible to confirm your attendance. All community members are encouraged to bring flowers and prasad for the above function . Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (207) 370-0475, if anyone has any questions about Shri SaiBaba Sayanadhivasam Utsav.
Thank you for your continued support. We hope to see you on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016, for the Shri SaiBaba SayanadhivasamUtsav.