AT NIRANJANI, JUNA AKHADAS, SEERS ANOINTED AS MAHAMANDALESHWARS
PRAYAGRAJ : Juna and Niranjani akhadas anointed Mahamandaleshwars on Sunday. Juna akhada anointed Kanhaiya Prabhu who represents the Dalit society and two women Kandeshwari Giri and Vaishnavi Devi Giri as Mahamandaleshwars or high priests.
Amidst chanting of Vedic hymns at their camp in Sector 14, Kanhaiya Prabhu, Khandeshwari Giri, Vaishnavi Giri, Pragyanand, Ashoknath Giri, Ghanshyam Giri, Avikmuktanand Giri, Gneshanand Giri were anointed as Mahamandaleshwars.
Their gurus completed the rituals in the presence of Juna Akhada patron Mahant Hari Giri and other senior seers.
At Niranjani Akhada, Ashutoshanand of Varanasi was anointed as the heir to his guru Ram Sewak Giri. ‘Pttabhishek’ of Swami Ashutoshanand was performed under Niranjani Akhada president Ravindra Puri, secretary Narendra Giri, deputy mahant Ashish Giri. Mahant Narendra Giri said Sadhwi Niranjan Jyoti will be anointed as mahamandaleshwar on Monday.
Seers during the▪ anointment ceremony