Belthangadi: The body given by God should be used properly. Then comes fulfillment in life. Renovation of the temple is a supplement to Atmoddhara. Sri Gurudevananda Swamiji of Odiyuru Sri Gurudevdatta Sansthanam Math said that this will accumulate merit in the town.
He blessed the religious meeting held on Sunday on the occasion of Punar Pratistha Ashtabandha Brahmakalashotsava at Aladangadi Sri Mahaganapati Temple and said that the work of filling the society with rites will be done through such religious centers.
Brahmakalashotsava Committee President Shivprasad Ajila was in charge. Aladangadi Gr.Pt. President Soumya Hariprasad, Shirlalu Prof. K.P.S. Association President Naveen Samani, Belthangadi JCI President Shankara Rao, Brahmakalash Samiti Working President Sadananda Pujari Ungilbailu, Pr. Secretary Santosh Kumar Kapinadka was present.
Rehabilitation Committee Secretary A. Mohandas welcomed and Vice President Rajit Rai offered the vote of thanks. Nithyananda Shetty, member of the management committee, gave the vote of thanks.
Ravi Kotyan, the donor of wood for the restoration of the temple, and Devdas, who made a special contribution, were felicitated. The genius is Swamiji unveiled the Ganapati portrait hand painted by Manisha Aladangadi.