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Chandrayaan-3: Prayers underway at Pune's Siddhivinayak temple ahead of attempted lunar landing

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 23 August 2023, 12:59 IST
Chandrayaan-3 Prayers underway at Pune's Siddhivinayak temple

Pune (Maharashtra): As the anticipated lunar landing of Chandrayaan-3 draws near, a wave of fervent prayers sweeps across the world. The iconic Siddhivinayak temple in Pune, Maharashtra takes the lead, hosting a 'Maha-aarti' and 'Hawan pujan' to seek success for India's lunar endeavour. Crossing religious boundaries, united aspirations gather momentum for the mission's triumph

With a few hours left for the attempted lunar landing of the Chandrayaan-3, prayers are resonating around the globe for the success of India's lunar mission. 

Latest Update From ISRO: Chandrayaan-3 Mission:
All set to initiate the Automatic Landing Sequence (ALS).
Awaiting the arrival of the Lander Module (LM) at the designated point, around 17:44 Hrs. IST.



In Pune, Maharashtra, 'Maha-aarti' and 'Hawan pujan' are underway at the famous Siddhivinayak temple for the successful landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the moon's south pole.

Regardless of religious boundaries, individuals are coming together and offering prayers for the Chandrayaan-3 mission.  Shiv Sena workers in Pune also offered prayers at Siddhivinayak temple while keeping their fingers crossed for the soft landing of the lunar craft.

From the Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh to the United States, special rituals, prayers, and ceremonies are being conducted to invoke blessings for Chandrayaan-3's success.

Religious ceremonies spanning various faiths are being conducted across India to seek blessings for the success of Chandrayaan-3's groundbreaking mission.

A Ganga Aarti was dedicated to India’s lunar mission. Ganga Aarti was performed with a tricolour in hand at Parmarth Niketan Ghat in Rishikesh. Before the Aarti, devotees performed Havan Pujan for the success of Chandrayaan 3 at the Ghat.

Groups of people in Bhubaneswar, Varanasi and Prayagraj performed 'havan' and offer prayers for the successful landing of Chandrayaan-3. Devotees gathered at the Hanuman temple in Aliganj, Uttar Pradesh, and performed Aarti for Chandrayaan's successful landing on the moon. A large number of devotees participated in the Aarti and sincerely prayed for the successful landing of Chandrayaan 3.

In Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, enthusiastic devotees chanted mantras and carried posters of Chandrayaan while praying for the success of the mission.

(With ANI inputs)

First published: 23 August 2023, 11:32 IST