JAMMU, FEB 14:
A grand “Parents Worship Day” (Matra Pitra Pujan Diwas) has been celebrated at Geeta Bhawan, Parade Ground Jammu on 14th February 2016. The event was organized by Sanatan Dharam Sabha, Parade Ground Jammu. People from various walks of life attended the event with great fervor and deity. Swami Dinesh Bharti Ji was the Chief Guest whereas MLA East Sh. Rajesh Gupta was also present and witnessed the function of Children from all age group i.e from younger to elder ones worshipping their parents and showing their respect and gratitude towards them. Children from various schools also participated in the function.
Speaking on the occasion Dinesh Bharti ji expressed that such events helps creating a sense of responsibility amongst children towards their parents. She said that 14th February called valentine day being celebrated by some followers of western culture started 15 to 20 years back in India but now is being celebrated throughout the week and followed by young generation blindly leading them to nowhere. Such practices shall not be promoted in our country.
After sermons of saints followed parents worship function in which children worshipped their parents as per vedic ways applied tilak to their forehead and circum ambulated them. Parents too blessed their children for progress in every aspect in their lives. After this The function culminated in the evening. President of Sanatan Dharam
Sabha Bodh Raj Sharma also expressed gratitude to all presented there and said that if child pays obeisance to the parents rowing them to be equal to god as per scriptural ordinance and getting blessed will never fail in any part of his /her life and also the evils of valentine day can be controlled and thrown out of the country.
Satpaul Singh Rathore Secretary Sanatan Dharam Sabha at the end thanked the volunteers of Satsang Prachar Sewa Mandal J&K, VIPs and Saints and those attending the function adding that such practice will continue in coming days also.