Dubai, May 12: A Mass Shree Satyanarayana Pooja was held at the Indian Academy School Auditorium here on May 9, under the aegis of Satyanarayana Pooja Samithi, Dubai. The rituals were held under the priesthood of Raghu Bhat.
After the Satyanarayana Katha Vritha there was Mahamangalarathi and distribution of Prasadam. On behalf of all the devotees, Bhasker Salian, Sowmya Salian sat for the pooja while Satish Poojari and Suvarna Satish Poojari represented the Pooja Samithi members.
Sri Raja Rajeshwari Bhajan team members offered Bhajans service prior to the ritual.
Devotional music concert: As part of the programme a devotional music concert by the famed singer Puttur Narasimha Nayak was also arranged. Nayak was assisted on the Tabla by Raghavendra Joshi and Vasanth Kumar on the keyboard.
On behalf of the Pooja Samithi, Nayak was conferred the ‘Saptaswara Samrat’ title on the occasion. Co-artistes Raghavendra Joshi and Vasanth Kumar were also honoured by Harish Kamath, Santharam Achar and Ganesh Rai.
As per rituals Baagina was offered to Sumangalis. This ritual was conducted by Latha BP Nayak, Hitha Naveen, Anjana Kamath, Seema Vasu Shetty and Prameela Manoj.
Rajesh Kuttar and team had constructed an attractive Pooja Mantap for the event. Nearly one thousand devotees participated in the Anna Santharpane arranged on the occasion.