Lalitpur, April 6

A Shreemad Bhagwat Nawaha Gyan Mahayagya is being organised for the renovation of the Batshala Devi temple located in Karyabinayak Sainbhu-4, Lalitpur from April 8-16.

Achayra Kapil Dev Subedi will recite the Shreemad Bhagwat story to devotees as part of regular puja at the temple.Bishnu Thapa, coordinator of the Mahayagya management committee, said they were organising the Mahayagya in the memory those killed in the devastating earthquakes last year. He said Shanti Subedi will sing religious hymns during the event. He further said the proceeds from the Mahayagya will be used to perform regular puja of goddess Batshala.

Thapa said the Mahayagya was being organised to collect funds for various Jatras. A 101-member management committee has been formed to make preparations for the Mahayagya.

Special puja is organised in the temple on the day of Ghode Jatra. Devotees who donate for the renovation of the temple will be honoured during the Mahayagya.