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    Roll No. 1.


    1.
    M.L.S. - One hundred and eight Brahamines have started reading the Indian Sacred book the "BHAGNAT GEETA" in the afternoon of 24th November, 1957 in connection with 13-days celebrations of Panohdev Maha Yagna in Cross Kaidan in Bombay. Mr. K.M. Munshi inaugurated the ceremony while Swani Ganeshwarnadji was the President. The picture shows a row of Brahmains reading Bhagwat Geeta simultaneously.


    2.
    C.S. - A Brahamin with full concentration, reading the sacred book.


    3.
    M.S. - A couple of Brahamine sitting adjacent to each other.


    4.
    L.S. - Two classes of Brahamine sitting one above he other, on a raised platform


    5.
    C.S. - Mr. K.M. Munshi delivering his inaugural speech.


    6.
    M.S. - The President, Shri Ganeshwarnadji, head of the rank of Sadhua is sitting by the side of Mr. Munshi, on a well decorated dias.


    7.
    M.S. - A crowed of people listening to the discourses being delivered by the eminent Sadhus from all over India.


    8.
    C.S. - -- do --


    9.
    L.S. - A row of Scholars, each of them reading Bhagwat Geeta.


    10.
    C. S. - -- do --


    11.
    L.S. - The main stage over which the Sadhu delegates from all over India are being seated and giving lectures.
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    12.
    L.S. - A huge gathering who attended the inaugural session of the Yagna.


    13.
    M.S. - A Sadhu delegate speaking on the occasion.


    14.
    M.S. - A couple of Sadhus sitting on the dias.


    15.
    C.S. - A very old sadhu with white beared.


    16.
    M.C. - A crowd of keen listeners.


    17.
    M.C. - A crowed of female devotees of religion.


    18.
    M.C. - A crowed of female devotees of religion.


    19.
    M.S. - Two Sadhus belonging to a higher rank of sadhus.


    20.
    M.S. - Another group of sadhus.


    21.
    M.S. - A group of aged sadhus.


    22.
    C.S. - A sadhus with extraordinary long beared.


    23.
    M.C.S. - The president Sari Ganeshwaranandji, the blind chief, delivering his presidential address.


    24.
    L.S. - A beautifully erected pandal and its main gate with a saffaron coloured flag flying over it.


    25.
    C.S. - -- do --


    26.
    M.S. - The main gate named "LOKYASH", over which is written in English "Shri Panohdev Maha Yagna".


    27.
    C.S. - A plateform decorated showing mainly the Sun God and other Eccelestial Gods.


    28.
    M.C.S. - Another plateform showing the pattern of the carpet used to be used by Lord Vishnu


    29.
    L.S. - The main Yagna place.


    30.
    M.S. - A man decorating the Yagna place with symbols of Indian Gods and Goddesses.


    31.
    L.S. - Hundreds of sadhus are taking their food under a "Shamiana" (tent).


    32.
    M.S. - The 'Naga Sadhus' (naked sadhus) are sitting in a row, ready to take their meals


    33.
    C.S. - A sadhi is serving other sadhu with a vegetable curry.


    34.
    C.S. - Two naked sadhus with long hair and with a big body, are eating.


    35.
    M.S. - A sadhu who took a vow long ago in his childhood not to sit and to lie, is seen here in his resting position.



    Roll No. 3.


    36.
    C.S. - A sadhu sitting on a cot in the temporary apartment allotted to him.


    37.
    M.S. - -- do --


    38.
    L.S. - A view of the temporary sadhu-colony. The name cards are displayed at the doors of the apartments.


    39.
    L.S. - The main gate to actual Yagna place.


    40.
    M.S. - Actual Yagna ceremony is being performed by a couple of Brahamins. Brahamins are seen putting "Ghee" and other material in a hollowed place where wood is burning and emitting flames.


    41.
    L.S. - -- do --


    42.
    C.S. - -- do --




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    Film ID:
    VLVACWPM6QLPSGG3GXPZQB9SDTIKM
    Media URN:
    VLVACWPM6QLPSGG3GXPZQB9SDTIKM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:03:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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