Vitthal Rakhumai temple established in New Jersey


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Lyndhurst, NJ

New Jersey which is blessed with many temples and places for worship will now have Maharashtra’s favorite deity at Shri Vithoba and Rakhumai temple. This year since May 21, the Non-Profit Foundation’s Vitthal Mandir US has started building a temple in a residential premise at Lyndhurst, New Jersey.

SACRED’s first Outdoor event on the occasion of Pandharpur Waree, was held on June 24th at Lake Papaianni Park, Edison NJ with 600 devotees who participated in an auspicious Waree walk with surround sound of Hari path chanting, Jaloosh -Dhol Tasha, Lezim and took darshan of Saint Dhyaneshwar Mauli Paduka in colorful flowers clad Palakhi.  

About 300+ Varkari(s), Dindi Leaders who walked from 1 to 4 miles each day outdoors at their neighborhood from 11th June to 29th June to mimic the Warkari(s) who walk distance of about 161 miles from Alandi to Pandhurpur to visit Vitthal Temple on the occasion of Aashadi Ekadashi. About 150 Devotees also visited Vithoba and Rakhumai temple at Lyndhurst, New Jersey on June 29th to celebrate Aashadi Ekadashi.

SACRED Foundation has the vision to empower all people to live a compassionate, healthy, and fulfilling life through material and spiritual well-being and a mission to bring the Sanatan religious, spiritual, cultural, and educational heritage of the Indian state of Maharashtra to the US. In our ancient tradition, a temple serves as an integrated space that meets the social, religious, educational, and material needs of society in a holistic manner.

Temple trustees Shri Bhau/Bhalchandra Kulkarni, Shri Anand S Chouthai, and Shri Pravin Patil emphasized that this temple will bring the revered tradition to help and support the devotees in the US.

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