Shri Gajanan Maharaj, Shegaon Mukhotgat Parayan In Boston
Shri Gajanan Maharaj of Shegaon, was a supreme saint from ‘Vidarbha’ region of Maharashtra, India. He appeared in Shegaon on 23rd February 1878 as a youngster and entered in ‘Maha-samadhi’ on 8th of September 1910 (Rishi Panchami, a day after Ganesh Chaturthi). In such a short period of 32 years, HE enlightened many people by his legendary charisma. His devotees believe HIM as incarnation of Lord Dattatreya like Shri Swami Samartha (Akkalkot) and Sri Sai Baba (Shirdi). ‘Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan’ is very well known for its well disciplined, honest spiritual and social work in and around Shegaon which is mostly rural area. There is usually a very long waiting list for devotes all over India wanting to volunteer in the temple.
Shri. Gajanan Vijay Granth is the scripture on the life and purpose of the manifestation of Shri. Gajanan Maharaj written by Shri. DasGanu Maharaj a well known disciple of Sai Baba Shirdi. This text is widely believed to contain miraculous healing properties both spiritual as well as physical. Smt. Vidya Padwal, a adrent devotee of Shri Gajanan Maharaj has received the blessing of memorizing the entire Gajanan Vijay Granth which has 3669 lines in 21 chapters. She will be giving Mukhotgat parayan (reading of the entire 21 chapter original text in Marathi language often referred as ‘pothi’) in Lexington, MA on Saturday April 28th where she recites the entire pothi written without referring it in an unique style of ‘Katha-Kathan’. She has given more than 400 parayan so far and is very well known for the unique way where she recreates the entire scene from Maharaj's time for her listeners. Her precious ‘Parayans’ is another miracle to many of the devotees.
The parayan seva is completely free and is organized by devotees to understand the charitra and messages given by Shri Gajanan Maharaj. Parayan will conclude with Aarati/Mahaprasad. Volunteers cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served. Shri Gajanan Maharaj New England area devotees invite to attend all or part of the parayan as per your time convenience.