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55 years of non-stop singing in Jamnagar temple

In the Bala Hanuman Temple in Jamnagar (Gujarat – India) people have been singing the name of lord Rama since august 1st 1964 without interruption (apart from changing singers).

The Guiness Book of Records cover is reproduced on the outside of the temple very proudly. The man in the pictures is Shri Prembhikshu Maharaj, a great devotee of the God Rama. After becoming sannyasin (someone who turned away from all material possessions and emotional ties), he started continious chanting of Rama in Jamnagar (amongst other places) Shri Bala Hanuman Sankirtan Mandir is the oldest temple established by Shri Prembhikshuji Maharaj in 1963-64.

Here’s a small impression of how it has sounded like all this time…