Durga aashtami services and offerings.
Shri saint sadguru Shankar maharaj took Samadhi on 28th day
of april in the year 1947 .On account of this devotees and
trust organizes mahaprasad on everymonth durgaashtami.There
is a palakhi ceremony organized on aashtami and aanadan. Mahaprasad
is offered to devotees on behalf of math.
Any devotee who wants to offer annadan can offer cash or in
the form of dry ration such has rice, rava, ghee, oil etc.If
a devotee wants full seva on aashtami he has to offer 70,001/-
Note:- At least 10,000/- devotees are served with food.
Gurupornima Palakhi Ceremony
The math organizes Gurupornima Palakhi Ceremony .
On this day abhishek on maharaj paduka is performed at 8.00
am . At 10.00 am the palakhi ceremony is organized in math
premises. There are 5 pradakshinaas.
Maharaj Pooja and aarti is performed at 2.00pm . Prasad is
served to the devotees after the aarti.
8 days prior to Gurupornima there is nonstop parayan of shri
guru charita granth.
Lord Dattas birth anniversary Palakhi
The math organizes data jayanti palakhi ceremony . 8 days
prior to the Lord data jayanti there is a nonstop prarayam
of shri guru charita granth.
On this auspicious day the palakhi ceremony begins at 4.00pm
all the devotees present sings bhajans , hymes in praise of
maharaj, shri swami Samarth, godess ambamaata.after 5 pradakshinaas
maharaj pooja and aarti is performed at 8.00 pm. After the
aarti, Prasad is served to all devotees present.
Lord hanumans birth aniiversary( Hanuman Jayanti).
On hanuman jayanti abhishek on lord Hanuman is performed on
behalf of math with cowmilk, curd , honey,scent,rose water
and the pooja and aarti of lord Hanuman is done by all the
trustees.After the aarti the invitation card for maharaj Samadhi
sohala is being read to maharaj in the math gaabhara.
Maharaj Samadhi Sohala
Maharaj Samadhi sohala is organized in the month of vaishakh
from the first day after no moon day(shukla pratipada) to
the 8th day afterno moon day (vaishakh shukls durga aashtami)
During the ceremony period due to immense no of devotees to
math.the ghaabara remains open 24 hours.
In the period of Samadhi ceremony after the evening aarti
different sweets are distributed every day among all the devotees
present.Also there are different cultural programs such has
bhajan, kirtans, pravachans . Along with this between 7.00
to 10 .00 pm cultural program of big celebrities artist are
organized by math.
Vaishakh shukla durgaashtami is the main day on which maharaj
took live Samadhi. On this day maharaj is given abhyangsnan
at 3.00 am . Then maharudra abhishek is performed and then
pooja and aarti is performed at 11.00 am.
After the aarti mahaprasad is served from 11.30 am to 2.00
pm of the next day among the devotees.
Nearly 60-80 thousand people are served with food in this
On the next day of aashtami there is a kirtan programme organized
after which pooja and aarti is performed and Prasad is served.
The math is closed at 5.00pm for that day
All the above mentioned activities are organized by Shri Sadguru
Shankar Maharaj Samadhi trust Dhankawadi and Shri Shankar
maharaj sevekari parivar abd bhakt parivar. Throughtout the
year for peace of mind of devotees rituals such as yaag, naamsaptah
parayan, laghurudra, maharudra, pravachan, kirtan, homhavan
are organized in the math.
Any devotees who wants to donate funds to
the math can get income tax rebate under the income tax 80-G