Vandalized Temple in Sydney Takes First Step to Rebuild by Murti Visarjan

The Bhartiye Temple in Sydney, Australia which was vandalized a few weeks ago is gathering itself to get on with the reconstruction job and restarting temple and prayers. The first step is to do Murti Visarjana (immersion of idols) in deep ocean where they will not be trampled upon and rest in peace without being disturbed for all time to come.

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Temple Priest collecting broken Godheads with mantra recitation

The broken statues of the Godheads were duly dispersed in the ocean floor outside Sydney harbor on Saturday 27th. October, 2018. The procession started with prayer ceremony at the Temple and dispersing the statues with flow of milk in the ocean at Sydney Heads. We hired a boat from Balmoral Beach and went to Sydney Heads in open seas and dispersed all the murtis in accordance with our religious culture in the Ocean.

In the team were Mr. Indarjit Rai, Parveen Singh and Pundit Paras Ram Maharaj who went to disperse the murtis.

Now the Temple building is cleared and ready for reconstruction.

Source: Hindu Council of Australia


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