Omkarananda Kamakshi Devi Mandir

Celebration of Dipawali in Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas,
on 16th October 2009

Dipawali, the beautiful festival of Light, Prosperity and Peace, was celebrated in Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas in a traditional manner with a special Mahalakshmi and Ganesha Puja, beautiful flower decorations and colourful shining lights in the whole Ashram area and the surrounding Temples, like Omkarananda-Kamakshi-Devi Mandir, Omkara-Mahaganapati Mandir, Shri Mahakala-Bhairava Mandir, Omkarananda Shanta-Durga Mandir, etc.

A special Lakshmi-Ganesha Puja 
was conducted on Diwali
A beautiful flower-Rangoli with real Deepas in 
the Mandap of Omkarananda-Kamakshi-Devi Mandir

At sunset, all Ashramites, devotees and priests of Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas started lighting beautiful Deepas in and around all Omkarananda Ashram Temples and houses. Numerous small lights were shining in the darkness and delighting the hearts of all devotees.

In view of urgent need for environment protection specially with regard to air and noise pollution, the Ashram authorities had requested urgently all inmates and employees of Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas not to use any loud fire crackers, but celebrate Dipawali in the traditional peaceful way with prayers and Deepas.

Therefore the surrounding around Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas, in Omkarananda Nagar, was charged with peace, prayers and the shining light of real Deepas, evoking an atmosphere of divine Light and divine Peace. OM.

All Omkarananda Ashram Temples were shining with bright lights