On Vijayadashami, the process of events in Gorakhnath temple started from Friday morning itself. The saints vaccinated the Chief Minister and Gorakshpeethadhishwar Mahant Yogi Adityanath. There was a queue since morning to attend the Tilakotsav program. The Chief Minister was sitting on a seat in the Tilak Hall of the temple. The queued people were coming one by one and applying tilak to him. The Chief Minister was also blessing the people by applying tilak. This process of Tilakotsav continued for about an hour.
The traditional Tilakotsav program was organized in the Tilak Hall of Gorakhnath Temple. Bhajan-Kirtan was also organized. During this, the yogis, mahants, priests, priests associated with the Peeth took blessings from Gorakshapeethadhishwar in the midst of Mangal recitation. After that, the householder disciples received the blessings by doing tilak. This program of Tilakotsav lasted for one hour. The chairman of Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy, Chaudhary Kaifulwara, like every year, this time also welcomed the Vijayadashami procession of Gorakshpeethadhishwar. He said that there is a lot of enthusiasm among the people of the society.
Before this, the traditional worship of Vijayadashami started around 9 o'clock in the morning. Gorakshapeethadhishwar and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath came out of Gorakhnath temple in a special traditional dress of Nath Panth. Worshiped Guru Gorakshanath and all the deities installed in the temple.
After the rituals, as usual, CM Yogi Adityanath reached the Gaushala, where he worshiped the cow by doing cow service and caressed him by feeding him jaggery and gram. After this, Gorakshpeethadhishwar and Chief Minister Yogi passed the ceremony.
Assembly elections are to be held in Uttar Pradesh in a few months and on Wednesday, CM Yogi Adityanath has given the gift of college to Karmabhoomi Gorakhpur. On the other hand, CM Yogi reached Gorakhpur on Tuesday evening on a five-day tour. He had inaugurated Mahant Avadyanath Government College at Kaudia on Wednesday and also unveiled a life-size bronze statue of Mahant Avadyanath installed in the college premises.