On the auspicious 9th day of sacred 'Navaratri days', leading to Vijayadashami, AYUDH POOJA was observed on 18th October. This day all the weapons, vehicles, tools, instruments, appliances etc are cleaned/washed and kept ready for Pooja, after applying vibhooti, haldi and kumkum.
The special Arati of white pumpkin was shown to all the items kept ready for Pooja, not only in Dhyan Mandir but everywhere in the premises. In fact, the area is so big that one more pumpkin Arati is performed in the other part of the premises.
After the sacrifice of the two pumpkins, pooja was followed by Prasad. All present received prasad. Later the vehicles were taken for a short trip.