Duj Kirtan

Duj, the second day of the bright half of each month of the Hindu calendar is celebrated in the remembrance of the most merciful incarnation of Supreme Lord Shri Bawa Lal ji, who appeared in Kasur, Punjab in AD 1355 (Magh Shukla Dwitiya VS 1412). Among different phases of moon, on this particular bright phase, Dwitya, ecstatic kirtan is organised in Shri Dhianpur Dham Temple to commemorate the appearance day festivity of the Lordship.

The festival begins in the evening with the Duj Kirtan, organised in the inner courtyard of the temple complex, in front of the sacred Samadhi of Shri Bawa Lal ji. A huge gathering arrives to witness the festivity and the whole atmosphere of the temple is vibrant with the enchanting Kirtan. Later on, His Divine Holiness Shri Maharajji gives appearance to all the devotees, presiding congregation of the Duj Kirtan.

The presence of His Divine Holiness Shri Maharajji exemplifies the thrilling joy of the devotees singing bhajans in ecstatic mood of pure devotional love, glorifying Lord Shri Bawa Lal ji. His Divine Holiness Shri Maharajji performs the puja of the divine images of Shri Bawa Lal ji with the divine successors offering flowers, tilak, prasadam, fragnances and colourful embroidered handkerchiefs.

At midnight, the Aarti of Shri Bawa Lal ji is performed by His Divine Holiness Shri Maharajji. After the aarti and the bhoga offerings, His Divine Holiness Shri Maharajji, shows the divine images of Shri Bawa Lal Ji and the divine successors.

The devotees take assuring glimpse of divine photos and realise the true glory of Shri Bawa Lal ji. This fills them with pure devotional ecstasy. Devotees offer prayers, obeisance and advances the pure devotional life.

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