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'Ashadi Ekadashi' celebrated with religious fervour in Aurangabad

'Ashadi Ekadashi' celebrated with religious fervour in Aurangabad


'Ashadi Ekadashi' celebrated with religious fervour in Aurangabad

'Ashadi Ekadashi' is being celebrated with religious fervour at temple of Lord Vitthal-Rukhmini known as 'Mini Pandharpur' at Waluj near here since early hours of Monday. Thousands of devotees thronged the city as well as from the district since early morning to take blessings of Lord Vitthala. Long queues were seen in front of the temple. Other temples in the city and around the city were also decorated with lights on the occasion. 'Bhajan' and 'Kirtan' alongwith other religious programmes have been organised.

People observed a whole day fast on this day. Dindis (procession of warkari) have been organised at various parts of the city, including Cidco, Hudco, Mukundwadi, Chiklathana. After the sowing operation of kharif crop in the region farmers (devotees) already left for 'darshan' and pray to Lord Vitthala at Pandarpur in Solapur dustrict where several lakhs devotees arrived today. Reports from different part of the region stated celebration of Ashadi Ekadashi by organizing Bhajans and Kirtan.

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