Jaya Jinendra! May 17th 2017
We are all very fortunate to witness and perform the upcoming Mahamastakabhisheka of Lord Gommateshwara Bahubali. The ceremony in 2018 will be the 88th in the series that commenced in the year 981 A.D and second Mahamastakabhisheka of the 21st Century. The Mahotsava will be graced by numerous Acharya, Munis, Aryikas, Kshullaks, Kshullikas and Bhattarak Swamijis. Those attending will have the benefit of the holy audience of religious leaders and listening to their discourses on spirituality, ethics and morality. In addition, there will be the opportunity to witness many cultural programs and spiritual discourses by prominent Sadhus, Sadhvis and Scholars.
Mahamastakabhisheka, the head anointing ceremony of the Bhagwan Bahubali, is observed once every 12 years in the Digamber Jain tradition. The next Mahamastakabhisheka of this ancient, over one thousand thirty-five years old Statue will be performed in 2018 during the period of February 17th to February 25th, 2018 in Shravanabelagola (Karnataka), India. The day of February 21st, 2018 has been set aside as a special day for the NRI’s to perform Abhishek of Bhagwan Bahubali. NRI’s will be provided special facilities and arrangements being made for Lodging and Abhishek etc. We are expecting over 500 – 1,000 NRI’s across the world to join us.
Mahamastakabhisheka is a prominent and important festival, famous in India and abroad. Hundreds of thousands of people from India and around the world gather with enthusiasm, devotion and dedication and feel themselves blessed by attending the festival. Over 1 million devotees are expected to attend the consecration ceremonies in 2018.
Last day of registration is December 31st, 2017.
For those who wish to take their parents or close relatives that live in India can also register for them through this website, as long as the registered NRI accompanies them. Kalash are in limited supply therefore it will allotted on first come first serve basis.
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Please share this information with your relatives and friends and encourage them to participate in this very auspicious event in the Jain calendar.
For more detailed information on application and registration, please visit our website – www.bahubalinri2018.org or email us at bahubali.abhishek2018@ gmail. com
Thanks & Regards,
Dr. Tansukh Salgia,
Convener/Advisor for NRI Sub-Committee
Lord Bahubali Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsava 2018