Hosur (Tamil Nadu), Apr 13 (ANI): Hundreds of people attended a special yajna (religious fire ritual) ceremony held here for world peace on the last weekend.
Organised by Chinmaya Mission at Hosur in Tamil Nadu, the religious ceremony witnessed an overwhelming participation of people irrespective of their person religious faith.
The yajna was performed along with the recitation of powerful 'Gayatari Mantra' for 108 times to promote harmony and seek relief for everyone suffering worldly troubles.
"Today, at Hosur, 108 recitation of Gayatari Omum recitation was organized. Swamiji Krishnaatmananda, Chinmaya mission conducted it for world peace. Children, women and men of different castes, without any discrimination participated in the prayer ceremony. A ceremony like this has held for the first time in Hosur," said Sunita, a participant during the ceremony.
People appreciated the organization of such a ceremony.
Sri Sri Krishanaatmananda, the Chinmaya Mission head, on this occasion explained the essence of the mantra, saying one who chants the mantra will be protected by it. The real meaning of mantra is to seek knowledge. We pray to the sun god to give us bright intellect, sharp intellect and concentrated intellect and also beautiful knowledge for life. (ANI)