Paduka Pradan Sohala

Paduka Pradan Sohala

Paduka Pradan Sohala


During the Adhiveshan held on the day following Aniruddha Pournima 2012, Bapu had announced the names of 125 new centres who had been recognized as ‘Authorized Kendras’. The ceremony for distribution of Padukas viz. ‘Paduka Pradan Sohala‘ for these Centres was held yesterday at Shri Harigurugram.

The ceremony commenced in the morning and Shraddhavans from various parts of Maharashtra and outside could be seen at the function. Such was the intense desire to receive Sadguru Bapus’s Padukas, that the representatives of centres from London, Dubai and Lagos came for the function. Representatives of three new centres from Australia had informed about their inability to be able to make it for this function. They will be coming at a later date to receive the padukas. One more centre was not represented. Hence, a total of 121 sets of padukas were distributed. More than 3000 Shraddhavans participated in this ceremony. Before receiving Sadguru Bapu’s Padukas, the Pramukh Sevaks from each Centre performed the poojan of Bapu’s Chinmay Padukas on the stage specially made up for the function. After the poojan and upasana, aarti was performed by all the poojaks who then also offered their dandavat before the Padukas. Finally came the big moment!!! Padukas were handed over to the respective Centres along with other requisite paraphernalia that forms an integral part of the Upasana. Shraddhavan Bapu bhaktas danced to their heart’s content to the tune of melodious gajars and abhangs. The atmosphere at Shree Harigururam was truly charged and each of the Shraddhavans who attended the event carried home happy moments that they will cherish forever.

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  1. Hari om Dada, certainly, everyone would cherish the happiness they experienced at Paduka Pradan Sohala. Receiving Bapu’s Paduka is the moment eagerly awaited by thousands of Shradhhavan friends of Param Pujya Bapu. For all Shradhhavans, these are not just Padukas. We all remember and strongly believe in the words of AdyaPipaDada “पादुका म्हणू या कैश्या , दिसती चक्रपाणी उभे”. Shreearm.

  2. Dada,

    If it is feasible , dates of such events may be put on the blog so that other shradhhavans can participate. We can have weekly or monthly calendar of events at Gurukhetra which can be displayed on the blog.

  3. Hariom Dada, and shastang dandavat to Bapu,

    by grace of Bapu i got an opportunity to attend the Paduka Shola. the atmostpher was has we are in Pandharpur because the shraddhavans was so joyed to take their Pandurangas Charan along with them to their respected centers, as their was gajar of panduranga all were dancing with joy from bottom of heart, it was really an unforgotten memories to store in our heart, Tuja Charnachi dhul hech amache gotra kull.

  4. We never attended Paduka Pradan Sohala but we can imagine and experience the Bharat Bhakti…. Sadguru Charanchi seva karanyasathi sampurna jeevan samarpit karane. Seva aani Bhakti rupat tyachi ammal bajavani karane mhanje Sadgurunchya Charanchi Seva.. Paduka Pujan hee pratikatmak rupane sadguru charani Krutadnyata vyakta karanyachi sandhi….

    Tyamule chinmay paduka pujan karatana aani pratyaksha hya paduka itar bhaktansathi shraddhasthan mhanun sthapan karatana pratek Bharatala (Bapu Bhakta) dhanyata nahi vatali tar navalach..

    – Sanjaysinh Khochare

  5. The function was one of its kind. The joy on the face of the Shraddhavans said it all. Indeed, each of the Shraddhavans would cherish this moment forever.

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