Various organisations celebrate Buddha jayanti with zeal, religious fervour

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 May 2017 10:31:17


Staff Reporter,

The birth anniversary of Tathagat Bhagwan Gautama Buddha was celebrated with religious fervour in city on Wednesday.
Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Smarak Samiti: Bhadant Arya Nagarjun Surai Sasai along with 30 Bhante reached at Deekshabhoomi in the morning at 9.30 am and offered prayers to Bhagwan Gautama Buddha to mark Buddha Pournima. General Secretary Sadanand Fulzele, Vilas Gajghate, N R Sute, Sudhir Fulzele, Vijay N Bansod, Devaji Rangari and many others attended the programme.


The programme started after garlanding the statue of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar followed by Trisharan, Panchsheel, Puja Vandana etc.
Bhante Nagghosh, Bhante Nagsen, Bhante Naganand, Bhante Dhammavijay, Bhante Dhammabodhi, Bhante Dhammadeep, Bhante Shilanand, Bhante Mahanag and many others were also present.


National Peoples Social Organisation: Mayor Nanda Jichkar was the chief guest of Buddha Jayanti programme held at Untakhana square. She garlanded the statue of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar and Gautama Buddha. Organisation’s President Rajesh Dhengre, former NMC’s leader of opposition, Sujata Kombade, Dr Dilip Sukhdeve, Dr Vitthalrao Kombade, Gautam Dhengre, Dr Anil Hirekhan, Pankaj Chaware, Castribe President Arun Gade, Dhantoli Zone chairman Balu Chikhale, Dr Milind Jivane, Nmc Standing Committee President Sandeep Jadhav, corporator Harshala Sable, Lata Katkhaye, Dr Rajabhau Tanksale and many others were also present.


Patil Family: On the occasion of Buddha Jayanti, a programme of Bhojandaan was organised by Balvir alias Bhola Patil family at Untakhana Square.


The All India Dhamma Army: The members of Army celebrated Buddha Pournima at three different places in city. The members led by Dhammasenanayak Bhadant Arya Nagarjun Surai Sasai garlanded the statue of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, at Samvidhan Chowk, and at Deekshabhoomi. Bhante Nagghosh, Bhante Nagsen, Bhante Naganand, Bhante Dhammavijay, Bhante Dhammabodhi, Bhante Dhammadeep, Bhante Shilanand, Bhante Mahanag, Rahul Karade, Ravi Mendhe, Shailesh Sawaitul, Sumadhu Gedam, Kunal Lavatre, Sapan Khobragade, Kamlesh Gedam, Praful Patil, Akash Rangari and many others attended the programmes.


Sevabhavi Bahuuddeshiya Samaj Vikas Sanstha: Buddha Jayanti was celebrated at Deekshabhoomi and in the premises at Bajaja Nagar. Subodh Bodhi Bhante Vidyanand, Sanstha President Manda Vairagade, Kishori Ganveer, Madhuri Athawale and many others were present on
this occasion.


Dragon Palace Temple: Special programme of Buddha Vandana and Dhamma desna was held at Dragon Palace Temple in Kamptee on the occasion of Buddha Pournima.
Bhante Dhammanand, Bhante Vimalkirti, Bhante Nagdipankar, Bhante Pannanand, Nagpur District Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule and President of Ogawa Society Sulekha Kumbhare were present on this occasion.


The information brouchere of Dragon Palace was released at the hands of Chandrashekhar Bawankule. A programme of Samuhik Vipassana was held on the occasion.


District President of Bahujan Republican Ekta Manch, Ajay Kadam, BJP City President, Vivek Mangalani, Vishnu Thaware, Dipankar Ganveer, Ram Todwal, Devchand Dange, Narayan Nitnaware, Udas Bansod, Moreshwar Patil, Adil Vidrohi, Rajesh Gajbhiye, Subhash Somkuwar, Siddharth Rangari, Rahul Bagade, Deepak Dange, Sushil tayade, Rekha Bhave, Sukeshini Murarkar and others were also present to grace the programme of Buddha jayanti on Wednesday.