KOCHI:As a sequel to the largest chanting of ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ at Tenali led by Mysore Avadhootha Datta Peetham seer Ganapati Sachchidananda Swami setting a new Guinness World Record, the Datta Anjaneya Trust under him at Aluva is holding a Mass Hanuman Chalisa Chanting at Karya Sidhi Hanuman Temple, at Desom, Aluva on Sunday from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Thousands of devotees are expected to gather at the temple where the Hanuman Chalisa will be chanted 41 times continuously, said T S Ramaswamy, executive trustee, Datta Anjaneya Trust.
The new Guinness World Record was created for the marathon chanting of ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ by 1.28 lakh devotees from various states and abroad at the venue situated on 18 acres of land at Tenali - Burripalem Road in Andhra Pradesh. More than thousand devotees from Kerala also took part.
Tamil Nadu Governor Konijeti Rosaiah and Fortune Berk, representative of Guinness Book of World Records were present at the chanting, said Sivakumar, spokesperson of the Datta Peetham in Kerala.
Hanuman Chalisa is a very ancient prayer traced back to more than 400 years and is chanted for peace and universal brotherhood. It is believed that its mass chanting brings positivity in all states of vibration thereby aiding the well being of the entire universe.
An exponent of Nada Chikitsa and Yogasangeetha, Swamiji has organised Spiritual Music concerts for meditation and healing world over including the whole Europe, America, Australia, Malaysia and Caribbean Islands.
Sachchidananda Swamiji will be visiting the Karya Sidhi Hanuman Temple this year to mark the Silver Jublilee celebrations of the Ashram, Sivakumar added.