Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation organized its 5th Bheema Ratha Shanthi Mahotsava – a spiritual re-marriage ceremony for the married couple who are aged 70 yrs or above on 6th and 7th June, 2015. There were 35 couples including State President and those from different parts of the state.. All have been Swami’s devotees for past many years. Till date 120 couples have participated in this unique function at Ahmedabad under the auspice of SSSSO, Gujarat State. The programme started with Ganesh Pooja and Graha Shanthi rituals at 8.45am on 4th June and each couple were blessed with a gold plated finger ring as Sai Prasad which was exchanged by the couple with chanting of Mantras by the priests in the evening. All the male participants were given a traditional attire of Pyjama, Kurta, Pheta, Angavastram, Garland and pearl Mala and their spouse were provided with Saree, blouse, gold coated ear rings, silver chain and Garland. The Head priest informed the significance of the program to the participants. The second day commenced with a baraat (procession) to the venue of Bheem Rath Shanti ceremony marked with spirited garba dance performance by all the baraatis along with the couples. It was fun and frolic throughout the two kilometers route to the hall. At the venue, each
couple were assigned with a Mahila youth sevadal for assisting in completing the rituals of the ceremony. Mangalya Dharana was completed at 11:30 am. The team of 30 sevadals and about 100 relatives of the participant couples attended the ceremony.