JAMMU, Nov 17: A Prabhat Pheri was taken out in the Jammu city this morning by the devotees of Kaal Bhairav as part of the week -long Bhairav Jayanti celebrations here, today.
A large number of devotees took part in the Prabhat Pheri in the early morning which passed through various parts of the Old City besides famous temples including Mahalakshmi temple, Pacca Danga, Hanuman temple at Moti Bazar, Ranbireshwar temple at Shalamar, Purani Mandi, Hanuman Temple and culminated at Kaal Bhairav temple on Dhounthly road.
Kaal Bhairav Jayanti falls on November 20 . Priest of the Bhairav temple, Pt. Rumil Sharma while talking to reporters said the steps taken in the Prabhat Pheri by the devotees was to resemble the same as Lord Vishnu did to save the people and seek blessings of Lord Vishnu for the welfare of the people all over the world.
Pt. Rumil further said that Bhairav Jayanti will be celebrated at Dhounthli Bazar temple with devotion and enthusiasm on November 20 which will be marked by a massive Bhandara. A day earlier, on November 19, Pooja Archana will begin in the night long ceremony to invite Devtas in the Bhandara. He asked the people to lit a Diya outside their main entrances in the evening from November 18 to 20 to get rid of all types of problems. He also invited people from all walks of life to take part in the Bhandara.
Later on a bike rally was also organized by Bhairav Mandir in collaboration with Reliance Motors, Jammu. The bike rally started at 11 am from Reliance Motors, New Plots to Bhairav Mandir, Kachi Chawni, Ranbireshwar Mandir Chowk, Bakshi Nagar, Trikuta Nagar, Channi Himmat, Gujjar Nagar bridge, Raghunath Bazaar, Super Bazar, Raj Tilak road, Pacca Danga and back to Bhairav Mandir.
A small bhandara was also organized by Bhairav Mandir for devotees and bikers.