Vadtal: A ‘pothi yatra’ (procession) was taken out on Saturday morning as part of the Kartiki Samaiya celebration at Vadtal Dham. The procession, with the Lord seated on a mare, began from Gyanbaug.
Saints of the sect joined the procession, seated in decorated tractors. The welcome address at Gyanbaug was given by Dr Sant Swami.
The procession passed on the roads and returned to the temple.
Dignitaries of the temple performed the rituals of unveiling of the Kartiki Samaiya programme. The hosts, Mukund Patel and his family, also offered prayers on the occasion.
The tradition of celebrating Kartiki Samaiya is around 200 years old.
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