4th March 2017
Entire Melbourne seem to have flown to the Maha Yajna/Sri Yagam that was conducted under the aegis of Sri Sri Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swami. Natalie Suleyman MP who attended the event on behalf of the Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott was delighted and expressed her gratitude to JET Australia Foundation and Durga temple.
Quite a few Australian parliamentarians in three level of governance spoke about the event and extended their warm welcome to Sri Swamiji. They truly appreciated the efforts of Jet Australian Foundation who has been supporting communities in need through fund raising to help serve various people in need, supporting the suffered in natural calamities, spreading peace and harmony, bringing joy and culture. They spoke about how all faiths share some common basic values that everyone should not forget such as, love and togetherness, help and service, sharing and caring.
They also promised to work towards setting up an Asram in Melbourne that will facilitate the community in spreading and working towards a peaceful and loving society.
The message of Sri Ramanuja acharya and Statue of Equality that is coming up as a token of gratitude towards the great acharya has been given by Swami during the Maha Yagna, Sri Yagam.
Swami also shared the wisdom of the great nama, Jai Srimannarayana with all the devotees, and audience of the Maha Yagna. HH said, ‘All glory and victory to the compassionate Narayana – Jai Srimannarayana!’
All the parliamentarians and dignitaries have been extremely thankful for the gracious presence of HH in Melbourne and have expressed their wish that Swami visits again soon.
Sri Durga temple hosted the event. Indians, Iskon followers, Australians, Bhutanese, Nepalese, Bangladeshi and many other communities have participated in the event. All of them relished the great wisdom shared by Swami. Everyone embraced the wonderful dance performances of children. Raganjali, a musical tribute to Sri Ramanuja acharya thrilled the audience with energising dance and took them to a space of divinity. Melodious songs and instrumental music ‘depicting the rich culture of Vedic tradition which encompasses love, warmth, and eternal bliss within it’ was presented as a token of love towards Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swami. Every single person expressed the immense joy of having the presence of Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swami.
The place filled everyones’ hearts beyond culture, race, gender and spread the wish of everyone to live together with love.