Guinness Record for Largest Online Video Album of Birthday Wishes
Mysore/Mysore: A video album containing birthday wishes to Avadhoota Datta Peetham Seer Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji entered the Guinness World Records. The seer recently celebrated his 80th birthday in a grand way at the Ashram.
All over the world, devotees wished for the seer in their own language, in total 18 and made video clips. The overall video album created a world record. Files poured in as soon as devotees knew they could send in videos wishing Sri Swamiji.
Languages included English, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Sanskrit, Tamil, American Sign Language, Gujarati, Malayalam, Japanese, Swiss, Marathi, Arabic, Italian, Malay, Spanish, Surname and Turkish.
Linguistic experts then manually reviewed each video to detect the language and identify the word “birthday” in the respective language. The final video, a lengthy concatenation of all these videos, has been nominated for a Guinness World Record as the largest online birthday wish video album.
On Friday, Guinness World Records representative Rushinath handed over the certificate – “The biggest birthday wishes/greetings online video album was made by Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji in Mysuru, Karnataka, India on June 10, 2022″ – to Sri Swamiji at Nada Mantapa in the Ashram.