Despite inclement weather, the International Go-Navratri Mahotsav was inaugurated by Shankaracharya Nischalananda Saraswati on Friday at Saradhabali, Puri in the presence of Pujya Paramahamsa Prajnananandaji Maharaj and many renowned saints of the country.
The Mahotsav which is being organised in Odisha for the first time witnessed a huge crowd on the inaugural day. Its objective is to spread awareness and develop consciousness about the sacred indigenous cows.
The Mahotsav which is a nine-day affair from October 20 to 28 will witness various activities for spreading awareness about the indigenous Go-Mata and its contribution in abundance to mankind. The activities include workshops to be conducted on a regular basis where eminent scientists will discuss on various aspects of Go-Mata.
Workshops will be followed by Go-Pujan and Arti and public meetings in the evening. Not only this, five jagyans will also be conducted like Suravi Mahamantra Samuhika Japa Jagyan, Suravi Ghruta Jagyan, Nama Jagyan, Gyana Jagyan and Arna Jagyan.