Maha Shivratri, the night of the worship of Shiva, occurs on the 14th night of the new moon during the dark half of the month of ‘Phalguna’ (Feb / March). Maha Shivaratri, “the Great Night of Shiva” is the most significant event in India’s spiritual calendar. In honor of this holy night a unique 40 feet Shivling was inaugurated by leading Film celebrities Bappi Lahiri and Dolly Bindra.
Bappi Lahiri, Famous Indian music director and playback singer, gave his good wishes for the Mahashivratri event to Brahma Kumaris, shared his feelings and devotion towards Lord Shiva. He sung few lines from his recently released religious album; Also sung few lines from one of his Bengali movie song, “Mangal Deep Jale” which touched the audience.
Actress Dolly Bindra also attended this religious event. She requested the audience to Shout Out and come forward to express their issues and solve the present deteriorating situation in this age of Kaliyuga. She shared that she has stopped reading the newspapers from past 25 days. She also shared her experience of conversation with God. Feb 14 is her birthday; BK Divya Prabha and BK Kunti gave her blessings among the present audience.
Guests speakers included Ashok Patel, Divya Prabha, Daksha Patel and BK Kunti all expressed their support while providing more insight into Maha Shivratri and the Brahma Kumaris who were given responsibility of the Liberty Garden as caretakers. Bengali Group from the local Bengali temple in Malad presented a devotional musical dance with drums. All the guests were felicated with godly gifts and Prasad.
Following this program Brahma kumaris arranged for 5 days Free Meditation Course at their
Malad Center starting 15 Feb, 2015.