Anne and Bud’s Shasthipoorthi

On Thursday January 19th, 2006 Mrs. Anne Rickhi and Dr. Badri Rickhi of Calgary, Canada were re-married at the Ecopond in the Sripuram Spiritual Park in the Divine presence of Beloved Sri Sakthi Amma. The couple celebrated Dr. Rickhi's 60th birthday with the Shasthipoorti ceremony.

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Anne and Bud seated ready for the ceremony to start

 

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Bud places the garland around Anne's neck

 

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Anne places a garland around Bud's neck

 

narayanipeedamThe couple perform the marriage rituals guided by the priest

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The couple perform the marriage rituals

 

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The couple perform the rituals

 

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Beloved Amma presents Bud with the traditional groom's headwear

 

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Mrs. Anne Rickhi and Dr. Badri Rickhi walk around the fire

 

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Mrs. Chaturvedi and Mrs. Devamanoharan perform arathi on the couple

 

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The couple perform pada puja

 

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The couple perform pada puja

 

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The newly re-married couple present Beloved Amma with a garland

 

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Devotees, friends and family attended the wedding

 

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Groom's mother sprinkles holy water on the couple

 

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Sister in law sprinkles holy water on the couple

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Big sister sprinkles holy water on the couple

 

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Brother sprinkles holy water on the couple

 

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Brother sprinkles holy water on the couple

 

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Niece and husband receive blessings from the couple

 

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Nieces and nephew receive blessings from the couple

 

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Devotees, friends and family attended the wedding

 

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Devotees, friends and family attended the wedding

 

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Beloved Amma presents the couple with gold wedding bands

 

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Beloved Amma showers blessings on the newly re-married couple

 

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Devotees gathered for the wedding

 

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Deepa presents Dr. Rickhi with a birthday card

 

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Beloved Amma signs the birthday card

 

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Beloved Amma signs the birthday card

 

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Beloved Amma laughs with devotees

 

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Dr. Rickhi with a Shakthi Lingam manifestation he just received from Beloved Amma

 

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Beloved Amma shares a joke

 

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Chef and devotees prepare the chapatis

 

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Everyone had a delicious hot meal after the wedding

 

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