The murti of Shri Nilkanth Varni Maharaj was consecrated during the grand inauguration of the Abhishek Mandapam at the BAPS Mandir in Wangara, Perth, Australia.
The resident sadhus of the Asia Pacific region conducted the Vedic mahapuja and murti consecration rituals of Shri Nilkanth Varni Maharaj. Thereafter, a grand annakut of sweet and savory vegetarian delicacies was offered to Shri Nilkanth Varni Maharaj.
The auspicious ceremony was webcast live and more than 180 families throughout Perth participated in the mahapuja and abhishek rituals virtually from their homes.
In the afternoon, devotees came in-person to perform abhishek of and offer prayers to Shri Nilkanth Varni Maharaj.
Previously, in Nenpur, on 10 March 2021
, Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj had performed the Vedic murti-pratishtha rituals of Nilkanth Varni Maharaj.