Jamshedpur, Nov 24: In continuation of 73rd Saastha Preeti celebrations at Sri Dharma Saastha Temple in Bistupur, maha Ganapati havan, puja, jap and moola mantra havan were performed as prayers for Lord Karthik by Ved Pandits. They also chanted slokas of Lord Karthik on day four of the annual program on Wednesday, November 24.
Thereafter the Chairman of Temple PN Sankaran performed Purnahuti under the guidance of Chief Priest Vijaya Bhanu. Later on Vasordhara was performed in which continuous pouring of ghee took place followed by Kalash Abhishek for Lord Karthik. Maha Deeparadhana was shown to all the deities and prasad was distributed among devotees by the members of the temple committee. In the evening Ved Pandits from Chennai conducted Rudra Krama Archana and chanted Vedas. Later on the Temple Pandits comprising Shankara Bhat and Nagraja Bhat performed maha aarti for all deities after which managing committee members of the temple distributed prasad among devotees.