JAMMU, Feb 1: Like other parts of country, the 659th birth anniversary of Baba Lal Dayal Ji Maharaj was celebrated with full religious fervour and gaiety today.
A grand religious function was held at Baba Lal Ji Mandir Jain Bazar here in this regard in which thousands of devotees drawn from different parts of Jammu region participated and paid their obeisance to Baba Ji.
The function was organized by Baba Lal Ji Mandir Committee Jain Bazar Jammu led by its president Ved Parkash Gupta. All the members of the Committee were present during the function to look after the arrangements.
The devotees started thronging the Mandir from early in the morning and with the advancement of the day, the rush swelled and continued late in the night.
There was a huge queue of devotees’ right from Jain Bazar to Mandir premises.
The Mandir Committee had made elaborate arrangements for the devotees. A day long Bhajan Kirtan and Satsang was also held in the temple by the devotees. The devotees were also served the Prashad as the Committee had arranged a free langar for them.
The main Gadhi of Baba Lal Ji Maharaj is at Dhianpur Dham, Batala Punjab and there are 22 Gadhis of Baba Ji in three Asian countries including India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Baba Ji’s Gadhi at Kasool Lahore in Pakistan is named as Lal Peer.