Continuing the Utsav & Birthday Celebration............. Srimad Bhagawat Katha at Sivananda Ashram (April 21, 2017- April 28, 2017) : Even in hot scorching days of April in Ahmedabad, Sivananda Parivar at the Ashram were in festive and joyful spirit with peaceful breeze of Divine as they listened to glories of Srimad Bhagawatam by H.H. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj on Vyasasan at newly constructed giant auditorium of "Chidanandam " in the comforts of air condition hall. It was daily evening satsang from 5.00 pm to 8.30 pm with devotees attending in large numbers each day more and more to peak & packed hall on Lord Krishna’s Janotsav. It was a indeed a spiritual feast for all.
17 th Brahmotsav of Maa Sri Ashtalaxmi Adisaktipeeth (April 29, 2017) - Spiritual festivity continued with worship of Maa Sri Ashtalaxmi and grand Navachandi Homam performed from 7 am to 12 noon. It concluded with Maha arti in the evening and Mahaprasad served to all. Bhakti Sangeet by Sri Prahar Vora and Ms. Sampada Desai, a newly engaged couple enchanted the large audience at the Lawn garden of the ashram.
Gujarat Divya Jivan Sangh Annual convention (April 30, 2017): About thousand members of Gujarat Divya Jivan Sangh from all over Gujarat attended full day convention. The day started with prayers & Guru Vandana and welcoming speech to all by Sri Arun Oza, a trustee of Gujarat Divya Jivan Sangh. The morning session included the inspiring speeches by distinguished speakers Sri Keshav Kumar (IPS), Director, Anti-Corruption Bureau of Gujarat State on the subject of "Human elements in Administation" and Sri Shirish Kulkarni, Vice Chancellor of Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanaga on the subject of "Life Enrichment". It concluded with mid day mediation followed by lunch served to all.
The afternoon session started with recitation of Sri Vishnu Sahasranam. At the open forum, Sri Arunbhai Oza briefed members to the activities & achievements of the Divya Jivan Sangh of the past year and future projects. Followed by Smt. Rupaben Majmudar one of the editors of our spiritual monthly journal and grand Reiky Master giving overview of Sivananda ashram activities and how the inspiring presence of its spiritual leader Revered Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj affected positively the entire atmosphere of the Ashram and motivated the seekers of the truth! Two renown speaker Sri Pankaj Jani, Vice Chancellor of Ambedkar University, Ahmedabad and Sri Kumarpal Desai, a learned thinker, philosopher and receiver of "Padmashri" from the central government enlightened the audience with their inspiring speeches.
Birthday celebration of Pujya Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji (May 3, 2017): With deep devotion and enthusiasm devotees at Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad, celebrated 73 rd birthday of their beloved Pujya Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj. As always, it was celebrated in a spiritual way with more Japa, Meditation and in the presence Holy Saints. The day began with group prayers in early morning which followed a special felicitation program by morning yoga attendees. Sri Swamiji Maharaj distributed prasad to all students.
That followed Paduka pujan of Guru Bhagavan Sri Swami Shivanandaji Maharaj & Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj and devotees in their overwhelming love performed Padpujan, garland offering to Pujya Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj and adorning HIM Mukut-Tilak expressing their deep gratitude, regards & reverence. At noon, a delicious lunch was served to hundreds of devotees at the Ashram.
Saints & Acharya of many organization present on the evening function and honored Pujya Swamiji Maharaj. Mahamandaleshwar Sri Swami Kalyananandaji Maharaj from Bharti Ashram, Sarkhej, Ramswaroopanandaji Maharaj from Dholeshwar Mahadev, Brahma Yogiji Maharaj from Nardipur, representative of the Father from the Church, Guru from the Sikh Gurudwara, Didi from Brahmakumaris, all graced the occasion. All gave ashirwachans with prayers to God for healthy and long life of our Swamiji Maharaj. After small talk from all the religious head & acharya there was release book eleventh edition of "Pranayam Vigyan" of Swami Sivananda. After Sant Samagam, there was Maha Prasad from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. At night Bhakti Sangeet & Indian classical vocal music by Pandit Sri Niraj Parikh. The evening function continued in festive mood and culminated in guided meditation by Sri Swamiji Maharaj at midnight and prasad distribution to all by HIM. Thus the day celebrations concluded very late at night.
Satsang Programs & Tours of H. H. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj during the Month of April 2017
Bopal, Ahmedabad (April 3, 2017 - April 4, 2017): Famous Gujarati channel TV9 recorded fifty two episodes of Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj. He talked on various epics like Ramayan, Mahabharat and Purans. It is being telecasted twice a week from TV9.
Commencement of twenty fifth silver jubilee year was graced with worthy presence of Sri Swamiji Maharaj. Swamiji’s public meeting at town hall was attended with mammoth crowd.
Sivananda Yoga (Yoga DVD)
Diwali Prasad booklet - "Kanakdhara Stotram" ( Sanskrit/ Gujarati/ English)
Yoga, A Way of Life - Sri Swami Adhyatmananda
"Yoga and Health" - a complete book with Question & Answer section by Sri Swami Adhyatmananda
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