Closing ceremony of Adi Badri (17th December 2015) : The Adi Badri temple was closed on Wednesday (16th December 2015) at 7 PM for next one month. The temple will open on Makar Sakranti day. Many local devotees of Lord Vishnu flocked to the temple to participate the closing ceremony. The new wheat was distributed as prasad to all the devotees.
The temple was opened at 7 PM on Wednesday as usual. After worship, the lord was dressed in Abhay posture and then the darshan of Lord Vishnu was allowed to all the devotees. The formality to close the temple began after 1 PM with vedic chants by the priests which completed at 7 PM in the evening. The nearby villagers, from Bhalson, Thapli, Julgarh villages, had come on the occasion for the bhog of the new anaj (wheat) to Lord Adi Badri and the same was distributed later amongst the devotees. According to the priest, the tradition to close Adi Badri for one month has been existing since ancient times. The opening day is on Makar Sakranti after one month’s closer. The opening ceremony is accompanied by Maha – abhishek of Lord Adi Badri.
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