Dhanwantari Temple consecration anniversary
27 April 2023
Narayaneeyam the healing prayer recital at Dhanwantari temple followed by 7 Days Bhagavatham Recital. At Vaidyagrama, Narayaneeyam, the healing prayer is recited every month, but Bhagavatham, the sacred text with 18000 shlokas are recited once a year during the consecration anniversary of Dhanwantari temple. This year, the team led by Dr Usha recited Bhagavatam from 28th April to 4th May 2023, from 9 am to 4 pm.
The Bhagavata Purana is one of Hinduism’s eighteen great Puranas Composed in Sanskrit by Veda Vyasa. It has 12 Skandhas or books having 18000 shlokas in all. The 10th Skandha or Book starts with the story about the birth of Krishna The main objective of Bhagavatham is to inculcate Bhakti in the disciples by telling the stories of gods and goddesses especially of Krishna. The Bhagavata purana was told to King Parikshit 5000 years ago and the same is being chanted till today.