Mumbai : Under ‘Hindu Rashtra-jagruti Abhiyan’, temples were cleaned by readers of ‘Sanatan Prabhat’, women attending ‘Dharma-shikshan’ classes conducted by Hiudu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) and seekers of Sanatan Sanstha at various places in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Boisar (Palghar District), in the background of birthday celebrations of ‘Paratpar Guru’ Dr. Jayant Athavale, the Founder of Sanatan Sanstha.
Chembur (East) : On 5th May, Bhulingeshwar Temple at Deulwadi near railway station, was cleaned by devout Hindu men and women.
Mulund (East) : On 2nd May, Shiva-Ganesh Mandir at Nanepada was cleaned by 16 women from ‘Yogabhyas’ coaching Class. They spontaneously took part in this drive. Shri. Madhukar Mhatre and Shri. Janardan Mhatre, trustees of the temple extended cooperation in this drive.
Worli : Shri Sainath Mandir at BDD Chawl No. 21, Jambhori Maidan was cleaned on 2nd May. Shri. Dharane, a temple- trustee extended cooperation in this drive. 14 devout Hindus joined this drive. Vitthal-Rakhumai Mandir at BDD Chawl No. 78 was cleaned on 24th April. Shri. Gajanan Durgule, a reader of ‘Sanatan Prabhat’ and temple priest extended cooperation; besides 5 persons, including Smt. Ratna Vairal, a reader of ‘Sanatan Prabhat’ and ‘jidnyasus’ viz. Sou. Prarthana Kambali, Kum. Deeksha Kambali cleaned the temple.
Kala Chowkie : On 28th April, Shri Khapari Baba Mandir at Ambewadi was cleaned. Shri. Devidas Sonawane, temple-trustee and reader of ‘Sanatan Prabhat’ extended full cooperation while 15 persons including Sanatan Prabhat-readers viz. Shri. Shashikant Sandav, Shri. Raj Dhargalkar, Sou. Padmaja Pawar and Sou. Vanita Mangale joined in cleaning of temple.
Santacruz (East) : On 28th April, Siddhivinayak Mandir at Air-India Colony, Kalina was cleaned with cooperation of temple-priest Shri. Tambe guruji, by devout Hindus, readers of ‘Sanatan Prabhat’ and seekers of Sanatan Sanstha. On 4th May, Shrikrushna Mandir at Shrikrushna Nagar was cleaned by 3 persons including reader of ‘Sanatan Prabhat’.
Bhandup (West) : On 26th April, Shiva Mandir located at Sahyadrinagar was cleaned by 6 persons including 2 devout Hindus and Sou. Prachi Bapardekar, a reader of ‘Sanatan Prabhat’ .
Bhandup (East) : On 25th April, Datta Mandir at Ashok Nagar was cleaned by 9 persons, including readers of ‘Sanatan Prabhat’, devout Hindus and Sanatan seekers.
Airoli : Shri Rameshwar Mahadev Mandir at Sector 3 was cleaned on 17th April. The purpose of such cleaning drive was first explained. Its planning was done by devout Hindu women attending ‘Dharma-shikshan’ class viz. Sou. Swati Salunkhe, Sou. Sangita Ghadage, Sou. Rasika Khanavilkar and Sou. Bhandugale; besides Shri. Omkar Ghadage, a devout Hindu. They cleaned this temple. Shri. Madanlal Chaudhari, temple-trustee extended valuable cooperation.
On 22nd April, Shri Saptashrungi Mandir was cleaned in which ‘Sanatan Prabhat’ readers vi. Sou. Sonawane and Sou. Tiwari; besides women attending ‘Dharmashikshan’ class viz. Sou. Swati Dagade, Kum. Darshana Salunkhe also participated, along with Sanatan seekers.
Kharghar : On 25th April, Sou. Sangita Shelar of Sanatan Sanstha explained temple-cleaning drive at Shiva-Mandir at Sector 12. 6 persons including women attending ‘Dharmashikshan’ class joined this drive.
Boisar : On 23rd April, Hanuman Mandir at MSCB Colony was cleaned after explaining its purpose and effects. Sou. Lata Shevale, who looked after temple management and other women, participated in this drive.
On 24th April, Shriram Mandir on Navapur Road was cleaned by 5 devout Hindus. Shri. Bachhan Shukla, temple-President and its Priest Shri. Yogesh Upadhyay extended full cooperation.
On 25th April, Shri Saibaba Mandir at Pasthal was cleaned by devout Hindus; including Smt. Meenakshi Vade, who sells flowers near this temple and women from ‘Dharmashikshan’ classes; besides Sanatan seekers.
Lecture held on ‘Sadhana’ and ‘Need for establishing Hindu Rashtra’ along with temple-cleaning drives
Karanja (Dist. Vashim) : On 7th May, cleaning of Shri Vanaveshwar Devasthan was undertaken and lecture was also held on the topic of ‘Sadhana and Need for establishing Hindu Rashtra’ in the background of birthday celebrations of ‘Paratpar Guru’ Dr. Jayant Athavale. Shri. Santosh Paraswar held the lecture which was attended by 50 devotees.